Glenlivet 1981 Sample
33 Years Old Signatory for TWE

3cl / 51%
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Glenlivet 1981 Sample / 33 Years Old / Signatory for TWE
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A Perfect Measure sample of a single cask 1981 vintage Glenlivet, selected by the team here at The Whisky Exchange and bottled exclusively for us by indie bottler Signatory Vintage. The classic fruity Glenlivet character runs through the dram, with the cask adding gentle spice and rich, rounded sweetness and notes of figs, dates, raisins, Christmas cake, dried bananas, dried pears and milk chocolate throughout the palate.

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Cask Strength Collection
33 Year Old
Cask Type
Refill Sherry Hogshead
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This is a 3cl sample from the original bottling of:

Product name

Glenlivet 1981 33 Years Old Signatory TWE Exclusive



  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Liquorice root Liquorice root
  • Anise (star) Anise (star)
  • Cinnamon Cinnamon
  • Apple Apple
  • Cream Cream
  • Stewed Fruit Stewed Fruit

Glenlivet 1981 Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting notes by Billy A

    Nose: Barley sugar, light fruit cake, salted caramel, poached apples and pears, Demerara sugar, flapjacks and hints of honeysuckle.

    Palate: Lots of cream and grain to start, with orchard fruit bursting through the middle after a few moments. Darker notes develop and sit around the sides of the palate – sweet liquorice and stewed fruit – with cinnamon spice and crunchy apples building down the centre.

    Finish: Apple and spice to start, fading to creamy apple sauce and a lingering hint of anise.

    Comment: A sweet and fruity dram which has a well-balanced spiciness. Perfectly aged, with the cask allowing the orchard fruit character of Glenlivet to shine through.

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  • 5
    5 February 2016

    If you enjoy the Nadurra, you will love this whisky. Well balanced and the strength is perfect to give a full flavour. Well done TWE. Enjoy!