Glenlivet 1978 A.D. Rattray Cask Collection
Added on Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 12:12 PM
  Bottler: A.D. Rattray
  Age: 34 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1978 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 53.20 % Region: Speyside
  Price: $200 Availability: Specialty Stores
Cask: Bourbon. Cask #13514. Bottles: 235. Distilled: 8/30/1978; Bottled: 8/30/2012. Un-Chill Filtered and Bottled at Cask Strength.
Member Ratings and Notes
Light yellow gold color. Very light citrus notes and extremely faint sugar notes in the background. There is also some mild wood, but a lot of alcohol vapor. The palate has some oak and a touch of grass. It is bitter, especially in the back of the mouth. It took my palate a few minutes to adjust, because although the proof is not that high, it comes out pretty hot. Overall, I think they left it in the barrel a little too long. Big/long finish. B/B- [2/27/13] 
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