Glen Grant 12 1988 Single Cask Caledonia

Glen Grant 12 1988 Single Cask Caledonia 2.jpg

I did an Advent Calendar made up of samples I had acquired over time, chosen by my wife, amongst all of the samples in my whisky shelf.

We’re onto Advent Day #5. If you tried to guess she put them in order of alcohol strength, you’d be both correct and incorrect. There are some hiccups on the way. She may also be doing one with gin and tonics.

What did day 5 bring? Well a single cask, of course!

Glen Grant 12 1988 Single Cask Caledonia 1.jpgPrice: No Longer available

Region: Speyside

Barrel # 50905

Distilled: 1988

Bottled: 2000

Abv: 43%

Colour: 7.5Y 9/8

Nose: Caramel, cashew butter, grassy, earth, peach

Muted. One of those drams that you end up with the glass impressions on your face from forcing your nose into it like a hungry bear.

Thought I was going to go with a glory hole joke there, weren’t you? Sicko.

Once you jam almost all…

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