Splendid nose with fruit and oak aromas. Round and oily body with very vibrant aromas. The fact that this GF was not chill-filtered and not-colored as well as being bottled at a higher ABV strength is decidedly rewarding for the refined scotch drinker: you can smell and taste every flavor that is originally intended to be there. There is definitely a kick to this dram, thanks to the 51% ABV. The most unique commercial GF out there if also not best value for the money.
- Scotch Fan , 22nd Sep '13
Great dram! No chill-filtering and/or coloring. Not overly peaty. Complex nose, both with fruit aromas and some smoke, powerful but not empowering. very well balanced indeed. Possibly the best GF for the money. What a steal at this price!
- anonymous, 10th Dec '12
I think this bottling is the only way to try GF at a decent strength and without chill-filtering - without breaking the bank, that is. And the result is very pleasant indeed. A complex nose, some lovely honey on the palate, and a long, warming finish. And very, very well balanced. Luscious, and dangerously drinkable.
If only they would bottle more GF this way...
- aw, 3rd May '12
yes it is a beautiful rich full bodied malt whisky def my fave malt
- mr scott "malt lover" mcculloch, 24th Dec '10
I love it much better, than a regular 15. A bit less smoky, it does not have anything to do with Islay's, like someone mentioned, commenting 15. Nice for enjoying alone.
- Mikhail Mendelevitch, 12th Feb '10
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