The Glenlivet Enigma 4th Edition
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  • smoky
  • peaty
  • sweet
  • honey
  • burnt caramel
  • spicy
  • phenols
  • fresh fruit
  • floral

The Glenlivet

Enigma 4th Edition (0.75l, 48%)
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Decipher the Scotch Secret.

The Glenlivet distillery lies in the valley of the Livet river (hence the name) in Speyside. It was opened in 1824 by George Smith, who was the first man to be granted a license to distill in UK - after he ran an illegal and highly successful business for years. The distillery remained a family business until the 1970s when it was bought by Seagrams and sold to Pernod Ricard in 2001. The Glenlivet's blood is the pure water from Josie's Well and its birthplace is one of the fourteen stills of various sizes. Even Charles Dickens was surprised how good the Scotch was, as he sipped on the "rare old Glenlivet" in the smoky town of London. The rest is history.

Now, after three clandestine releases (Alpha, Cipher and Code), the Scotch powerhouse released another mysterious expression called Enigma. It comes in an opaque black bottle with no information about the Spirit inside. Master Distiller Alan Winchester decided to give the hardcore Scotch-heads something challenging - and delicious. Does the corn aroma mean it was aged in barrels that used to hold Canadian Whisky? Maybe there's a whiff of Madeira. Or is it Cognac? To be frank, we wouldn't tell you more about this Whisky even if we knew. Become a Scotch sleuth and figure it out. Cheers!
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  • smoky
  • peaty
  • sweet
  • honey
  • burnt caramel
  • spicy
  • phenols
  • fresh fruit
  • floral
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Character Dogson
Bottles from 1970s and 1980s having the Glenlivet name on them, are not always from The Glenlivet Distillery, it could possibly only be referring to the area.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Bottles from 1970s and 1980s having the Glenlivet name on them, are not always from The Glenlivet Distillery, it could possibly only be referring to the area.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
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