Glen Grant
The Major's Reserve

70cl / 40%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Glen Grant  / The Major's Reserve
Web Exclusive Price £22.75 £18.96 ex VAT (£32.50 per litre)
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Customer Rating
A no-age-statement entry-level Glen Grant, focusing on their mission to make light and easy-drinking whisky. This is a very accessible, approachable malt ideal for beginners or as an aperitif.
Distillery Bottling


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Lemon Lemon
  • Apple Apple
  • Rhubarb Rhubarb

Glen Grant Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting notes by Billy A

    Nose: Rhubarb and Custard sweets, candied lemon, zingy apple and a general youthful freshness.

    Palate: Soft and oily, with lots of freshly crushed grain, apple skin, sour lemon zest, and a light and sweet touch of sponge cake batter.

    Finish: Warming, with citrus zest, vanilla and a delicate touch of dark oak.

    Comment: Light, fresh and fruity – a great aperitif dram.

25 Customer Reviews

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  • 3
    17 May

    Still better than almost any blended whisky.

  • 4
    31 March

    Color: light golden Nose: Peach, orange, oak, pear, fruity, floral, light, liquorice, vanilla Palate: Light, bitter, smooth, not intense, popcorn, viscous, basket of fruits, peaches Finish: Bitter, warm, long and intense Summary: A really light, fruity and floral experience, really great for making mixers where the whisky flavor is predominant like an old fashioned as the fruit flavors pop out. Tasty fruit flavors, sweet orange and fruits it does not seem like much at first but the slightly bitter taste along with a warm finish is unexpectedly refreshing. This would be a go-to for casual and fun whisky mixing experience because of its price.

  • 4
    7 March

    Very smooth , Very sweet ,Very tasty Malt all round Slanje ;)

  • 2
    24 February

    Simple,light not bad.

  • 4
    21 December 2016

    Simple, smooth, light, and apples and pears (or is that me?). Not long by any stretch...If you like peat or fire in your single malt, then this will not be to your taste. Suggested for newcomers, and a reasonable "starter for ten". I do not own a yacht (old cars I'm afraid...) but understand the comment precisely. More than just for adding coke (that'll be a blend of some sort then), drop of water perhaps...

  • 5
    15 December 2016

    Gave this a go after trying the 10Yr Old and being very impressed. I was pleasantly surprised at how drinkable this was, you can tell they are stable-mates and for the price you can't beat it.

  • 4
    14 December 2016

    So much rubbish spoken about products. Golf balls, wine...blah. We all have different tastes. I picked up a litre of Glen Grant for 16€. Loved the smell and was delighted with the taste. My whisky of choice is a Macallen 12 but this is a very acceptable nightcap. 4 stars.

  • 2
    19 July 2016

    Very disappointing, I loved the 5yr old, dunno what happens to that. Jameson is my go to whisky now. Glenn grant 10yr old has reached roughly the same price as Laphroaig, so I opt for that. Pity

  • 3
    2 May 2016

    Let's keep this simple, great smell, light taste that leaves you wanting more but never delivers. If you can get it on discount then try it. If not, pick up a bottle of the Glenlivet.

  • 4
    24 March 2016

    I fully agree with Mr Serious,this,in my opinion is an ill advised step for purely commercial reasons towards the degredation of single malts by a distiller who should know better,I would go as far as speculating that this was tantamount to the offloading of a large amount of surplus barely aged stock in the guise of a so called light easy drinking malt for beginners.If I was a simple beginner,I would be put off for life.

  • 3
    25 February 2016

    A decent single malt, somewhat sharper than I expected, but very enjoyable nonetheless. Great for the price.

  • 3
    28 December 2015

    For a single malt very sharp with a strong aftertaste. Disappointing, no better than any leading blended whisky.

  • 5
    16 November 2015

    Soft & mellow dram with zingy freshness.

  • 5
    27 September 2015

    One of is my favorite for the price.

  • 5
    24 September 2015


  • 5
    3 September 2015

    I was a bit broke after visiting the chandler so instead of my usual Laphroaig I took a punt on this at half the price and I am delighted with it, I will be putting a bottle on the yacht.

  • 5
    2 September 2015

    Amazing Single Malt Scotch Whisky for the price.

  • 2
    24 June 2015

    On the nose I liked it. Green apple was the first thing that came to mind. I missed a little more sweetness in the palate though. Not my favorite pick.

  • 4
    22 June 2015

    "approachable malt ideal for beginners" Its more than that. Its a very pleasant good value single malt. I start with malt like this and move on to others. Would not be without a bottle.

  • 2
    27 January 2015

    I bought the Glen grant beacause there was a 30% discount and I must say i''m heavily disappointed. I would do the other single malts wrong if I was to compare them to this one.

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