Glenlivet 1974 Cadenhead's
Added on Thursday, Mar 18, 2010 at 10:15 PM
  Bottler: Cadenhead
  Age: 16 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1974 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 55.20 % Region: Speyside
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Distilled August 1974       Bottled October 1990       Dumpy Bottle
Member Ratings and Notes
Nose had little to nothing in it.  Some soft fruits and malts way, way back but everything else was almost like vodka in my glass.  Palate was .... nice and soft and ...., well, weak.  I wanted more of everything and got little.  What was there was fruity and classic bourbon barrel youngish watered down ... and plain.  Okay, it wasn't that bad but it wasn't anything to write too much about either.  Far too....average.  It gets the + because it had some strength. 
Tastes like apricot and boredom 

N: Candy corn, butter.
P: Fruity and nutty, kinda thin but I like it.
F: Mouth feel gets powdery with some spice and a bubble gum finish.
At 55.2% this has barely enough flavor to pass muster, but it get's there.

Nose of honey and... pepper?? Not much here. Palate is pleasant and nice, though mainly absent,  Glenfiddich-y and Glenlivet-y, somewhat malty particularly in the finish, where some limes show up. Yet another one of these circa 1990 Cadenhead's bottlings that has little to say. 
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