Glenlivet 15 YO

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Glenlivet 15 YO

Postby bond » Fri Jul 29, 2005 8:41 am

I had a few drams yesterday but was un-impressed. Retains the balance and firmness of the 12 YO but no additional depth on offer.

Is it significantly more expensive than the 12 YO? I do not know the price as I was being hosted by a friend but I would not be inclined to pay a premium over the 12 YO for this dram.

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Postby kallaskander » Fri Jul 29, 2005 9:14 am

Hi there,

hi Bond. Was that the Glenlivet 15 year OB standard or the Glenlivet 15 years OB "French Oak"?

The difference in prices of both to the Glenlivet 12 years OB is about 20 Euro here. Unfortunately I have not tried either of the 15 year olds so I can not be of great help here. Oh, the price for the 12 is about 25, the 15 year is about 45 and the 15 year French Oak is about 48 Euros.

Greetings
kallaskander

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Postby bond » Fri Jul 29, 2005 4:11 pm

That makes the 15yo almost TWICE as expensive as the 12 yo. One of the bigger acts of crime in the industry, must say.

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Glenlivet 15 YO

Postby Lucky Luke » Fri Jul 29, 2005 9:37 pm

Got the Glenlivet 15 French oak around here for 35 € in promotion...
Not really convincing for me - prefered the Macallan 12 ten times more, and the Macallan 12 Fine Oak still more !
But as they say : no discussing about taste...

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Postby Admiral » Sat Jul 30, 2005 11:41 pm

I tried the Glenlivet French Oak finish about two years ago when it was also a 12yo. I'll be interested to try it as a 15yo and see if it does any better.

(For the record, I wasn't too impressed by it as a 12yo, although the standard regular 12yo is something I'll happily dram with anyday).

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Admiral


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