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Glen Moray – Tweet Tasting

Glen Moray – Tweet Tasting

I was very privileged to be able to take part in the 3rd Glen Moray Tweet Tasting run by The Whisky Wire. As always with these things, there’s a huge amount of fun involved, as well as the serious business of actually tasting the product.  We were joined by Graham Coull, Master Distiller, his wife, Faye, and Iain, the Brand Ambassador; lofty company indeed!  If you know anything about Glen Moray, they are all about producing the best possible product,…

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Glen Moray – Elgin Classic

Glen Moray – Elgin Classic

I bought a bottle of this malt with the intention of reviewing it properly, having had it in a Tweet Tasting a couple of years ago. It’s lasted a few weeks only and suddenly I was on the last small drop last night so thought I’d best get a review written up. It’s the trouble with Glen Moray: the bottles never last long! Nose: Slight acetone, bananas, a little vanilla, peaches, some hay. Marzipan as it opens out. 8/10 Palate:…

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Glen Moray – Elgin Classic – Peated

Glen Moray – Elgin Classic – Peated

I’ve actually tasted this drop before as part of a tweet tasting where we sampled three Glen Moray expressions as well as their new make spirit and their new make peated spirit. If you’re looking for ‘bang for buck’ then Glen Moray is usually very reliable. This bottle weighed in at £25. That’s nothing for a single malt! Bottled at 40% as expected for the price point. The new make is 69% and well worth sampling if you can get…

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Glen Moray – 16 Years Old

Glen Moray – 16 Years Old

Dram 3 of the @spirit_speyside #Dram16Winners Tweet Tasting. 13yr to 20yr category finalist. 40% ABV. £39.45. Matured in Chenin Blanc casks. Nose: Fresh cut hay, a little oak, elderflower, rosemary, galia melon. Some Kellogg’s Frosties. Palate: Creamy and oily, pepper grows, rich tea biscuits, citrus notes REALLY tasty. Quite a dry spicy finish. The melon’s there on the palate too. Surprised by a sudden wave of dark chocolate digestives A really tasty dram and excellent value.

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival – Finalists

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival – Finalists

@TheWhiskyWire @spirit_speyside I am very excited to have been selected to take part in the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Tweet Tasting with The Whisky Wire on 15th June at 7pm. We’ve got a glorious gaggle of drammage lined up: Glenfiddich – 12 Years Old Glen Grant – 10 Years Old Glenfiddich – 18 Years Old Glen Moray – 16 Years Old Glenfiddich – 21 Years Old Cragganmore – 25 Years Old It promises to be another excellent night of tasting.