The Glenlivet 12 Year Old Malt Whisky 70Cl
- 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- About the product
- The single malt that started it all.
- The Glenlivet 12 Year Old is a perfectly balanced single malt scotch whisky with a lively gold colour and playful interlacing of floral and fruit aromas.
- Representing The Glenlivet's signature style, this classic single malt whisky is first matured in traditional oak, before spending time in American oak casks which impart notes of vanilla and gives the whisky its distinctive smoothness. The mineral rich water that comes from Josie's Well helps form the flavours during mashing and fermentation, whilst the specific height and width of the copper stills add a delicate yet complex character.
- Keep a bottle of this scotch whisky on hand for every occasion. Sold with its signature box, it is also the perfect gift to celebrate a special occasion.
- Serving suggestion
- Drink to your own preference, straight up or with a drop of water.
- - About the brand -
- George Smith, The Glenlivet's founder, didn't follow the lead of the illegal still owners. In 1824, he obtained a distiller's licence to become the first legal distiller in Glenlivet, Scotland. 50 years later, George finally won the exclusive right to call his whisky ‘THE Glenlivet', definitively marking it as the single malt that started it all. To this day, The Glenlivet remains the benchmark that all other Speyside single malts are measured against.
- - What is whisky? -
- Whisky is a spirit distilled from fermented grains which are then aged in wooden casks. There are different types of whisky, however the most well-known are Blended Whiskey, Single Malt Whisky, Irish Whiskey & Bourbon. In general, whiskies can be characterised by a variety of flavours: from Sweet to Fruity, Floral to Spicy all the way to Smoky (Peaty) tasting notes.
- Blended whiskies have been expertly crafted using different styles of whiskey to deliver a complex, consistent taste characterised by floral and fruity notes. If you are looking for a smooth whisky with a simpler profile to start with, try a single malt to discover its typically fruity or smoky flavours, or an Irish whiskey that tends to carry predominantly fruity notes. For those that favour strong, dominant flavours, why not try a bourbon for a traditionally sweet experience or spice it up with a rye whiskey.
- Whisky can be drunk neat, with a dash of water or with ice “on the rocks”. Many enjoy it as a longer drink over ice with ginger ale, soda, cola or lemonade. It's great as a cocktail too! Why not try it in a Whisky Sour or an Irish Coffee?
- - Whisky or Whiskey? -
- Whisky comes from Scotland while whiskey, with an extra 'e', is traditionally made in Ireland. This difference in the spelling originates in the translations of the word from the Scottish and Irish Gaelic forms. Whiskey is also used when referring to American whiskies, whilst in Japan they use the Scottish spelling. The spelling can therefore reveal a little more about the whisk(e)y's heritage!
- Pack size: 70cl
- Colour: Bright, vibrant gold. Nose: Fruity and summery. Palate: Well-balanced and fruity, with strong pineapple notes. Finish: Creamy, smooth, with marzipan and fresh hazelnuts.
Region of Origin
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Country of Origin
Origin Free Text
Distilled, matured and bottled in Scotland
Preparation and Usage
- Enjoy The Glenlivet your way. Straight up, with water or some ice cubes.
Name and address
- The Glenlivet Distillery,
- AB37 9DB.
- Pernod Ricard UK,
- Customer Services,
- Building 12 Chiswick Park,
- 566 Chiswick High Road,
- W4 5AN.
Lower age limit
Statutory Years : 18
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