The Glenlivet 15 Year Malt Scotch

The Glenlivet 15 Year Malt Scotch


Water, yeast and barley are the prime ingredients in the making of The Glenlivet Whisky, much like many Scotch whiskies. It is the history associated with the brand, and the commitment with which The Glenlivet is created, is what really sets it apart from others.

With the expert techniques of the brand, a precise 200-year-old process of making whisky and maturation in French Limousin Oak, The Glenlivet 15-year-old has its own unique taste.

The Glenlivet Making Process

  • The first step is to soak the fine quality barley in water. After it germinates, the barley goes through the process of heating and drying. Now the barley is called malt.
  • After the malt reaches The Glenlivet distillery, it is ground to form smooth flour, also known as grist.
  • In this step, spring water from Josie’s well is used to form a mashtun. Slowly the mix is turned in a machine to form maximum amount of starch and sugar. This is called wort.
  • The wort is shifted in pine washbacks. Yeast is added to the mix which gradually converts sugar into alcohol.
  • Now the alcohol is transferred in tall copper pots. As the lantern shaped pots have good height, only light vapors reach the top. This enhances the rich taste of The Glenlivet Single Malt.
  • The Glenlivet 15-year-old retains its distinct flavors due to the low-density French Limousin Oak barrels that are used to mature this particular expression.

The Glenlivet single malt scotch is better known as the ‘single malt that started it all’ and is often attributed to be the first single malt scotch whisky to be developed in Scotland.

The Glenlivet distillery in Speyside was founded in the year 1824 and has been in operation almost continuously to this day, witnessing a brief closure due to World War II.

The Glenlivet 15 Year Old Whisky Scotch Whisky Alcohol Percentage

It is deep gold in colour and comes at an ABV strength of 40%.

The Glenlivet 15-year-old is the bestselling single malt whisky in the United States of America and the second bestselling single malt whisky all over the world, having sold more than 6 million bottles based on latest estimates.

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The Glenlivet 15 Year Malt Scotch Tasting Notes


Aromas of vanilla, brown sugar, basked raisins and almond


Long, pleasant and drying finish with an aftertaste of cinnamon butter cookie.


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