The Glen Grant is growing up by introducing a whisky that’s old enough to drink itself.

Arriving on store shelves presently, The Glen Grant 21-Years-Old sits next to the 10, 12, 15, and 18-Year-Old family of Speyside-born single malt whiskies. To make this one, Master Distiller Denis Malcolm marries ex-bourbon and Olorosso Sherry cask aged single malt from Warehouse 4, the oldest stone warehouse at the Rothes, Scotland-based distillery, which had been in existence since 1840. The whisky is bottled at 92 Proof (46% ABV) sans coloring or chill filtration. Malcolm also hinted this release marks the beginning of more cool expressions on the horizon.

“This 21-Year-Old whisky marks a highly significant moment in time for The Glen Grant and one which will pave the way for a new era,” Malcolm says in a press release. “This is an exciting development and one which I know will take us forward into the future with pride and passion.”

“I’m proud to be able to share this wonderful whisky with the world and continue our commitment to consistent quality, which I believe truly sets us apart.”

—Denis Malcolm, Glen Grant Master Distiller

How Does It Taste?

It’s funny how Scotland’s mild climate can produce such tropical flavors in its whisky, and here is a perfect example. Huge coconut notes mingle with ripe peach, balanced by toffee and raisins, concluding with a seemingly endless finish of crème brûlée.

The Glen Grant 21-Years-Old is available at an MRSP of $360.

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