GlenGrant Major’s Reserve

GlenGrant Major's ReserveGlenGrant Major’s Reserve

COLOR : clear crystal gold
NOSE : figs, mildly sweet fruit,
PALATE: spices are light, slightly astringent,
FINISH: hazelnuts are legit

ADD WATER

NOSE : brought out the vanilla as the box claims but the spices hidden in the palate are revealed also
PALATE : pleasant, still soft and slightly astringent
FINISH : almost peppery
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This is a solid scotch but not as memorable as a lot of the other scotches we’ve reviewed. And that’s all I have to say about that.
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Springbank

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COLOR: greenish peat
NOSE: leather, peat, masked sweetness like fake sugar, masked apple,
PALATE: delayed spices, deli meat but not unpleasant like ardbeg,
FINISH: meaty like ardbeg, slight spice but mostly sandwich meat, bologna

ADD WATER

NOSE: nose is the unchanged devil
PALATE: many much more spice, clean water oddly,
FINISH: a much spicier and meatier finish, pure shite
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So in the same vein of many other peated Scotches, this Springbank is not as peaty as the Ardbegs but definitely more peaty than the Glenkinchie (barely any) and the Talisker Storm (peaty but palatable). I hope that when we (Scotch n Sniff) take a trip to Scotland, we get overwhelmed by the peat smell and forget how to taste it!
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