“Behind window 10 you’ll find Glen Garioch, a dram that’s sure to make you cheery.” Now, if that rhymed then well done, you’re pronouncing Glen Garioch correctly and David Mitchell won’t have to shoot you.
It should come as no surprise that I’m rather more jovial and benevolent than Mitchell & Webb’s Grammar Nazi character when it comes to the sometimes tricky names that pop up in the whisky world though. I’m all about education rather than snobbery, so yes: simply say “Glen Geery” and you’ve got it. The taste is much more important than the name anyway, and this is a traditional highland single malt treat bottled at 48% without chill-filtration.
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“Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt for Glen Garioch 1797 Founder’s Reserve:
Nose: Lively, oily, slightly peppery malt. Some creamy Danish Blue balanced by hints of citrus including lime and grapefruit squash.
Palate: Chocolate lime sweets and brandy butter. With water there’s more allspice, dessert wine, barley malt and cured ham.
Finish: Oak, some subtle smoke, green apple skin and more chocolate limes.
Overall: A character-filled no age-statement release named in celebration of Glen Garioch’s co-founders the Manson Brothers. But wait… wouldn’t that make it either “Founders’ Reserve” or “Founders Reserve”?! Pass the gun, David.”
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