The Girvan Patent Still Proof Strength

Girvan The Girvan Patent Still Proof Strength

(0.7l, 57.1%)


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An upscale Single Grain Whisky from the famous Girvan Distillery.

Built in 1963 the Girvan Distillery is a silent work horse. William Grant & Sons owns the South Ayrshire, Scotland, distillery. Somewhat famously, the distillery was built in a hurry due to a quarrel between William Grant & Sons and a supplier — Distillers Company Limited (DCL). From ground break to production took a short nine months. They produce several Single Malt, Grain, and Blended Whiskies there in addition to Hendrick’s Gins. The fabulous Spirits shine even though the distillery flies under the radar of the industry press.

There are four Single Grain Spirits in Girvan’s portfolio. The Girvan Patent Still Proof Strength is the mighty strong-man of the set. This dram clocks in at 57.1% ABV. It has been aged in ex-Bourbon casks, and those casks do their work well — yielding powerful notes of vanilla, orange zest, and cinnamon to the flavor profile. It’s obvious that the folks at Girvan have something here, and they recognize it by treating it like a Single Malt with brilliant upscale package.
  • Category
  • Style
    Grain Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
    United Kingdom, Scotland
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First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Harvest Gold

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma is sharp with notes of menthol, vanilla, crisp toffee, cherry cordials, and marmalade.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
This dram will wake you up if taken neat with powerful flavors of orange and lemon zest, fruit candies, vanilla clusters, ginger root, and cinnamon.

The finish is long and peppery with a sweet undertone.

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Ratings & Reviews
Sweet but with enough of a punch to keep it interesting. Putting it on my buy list.
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