The KOTQ has enjoyed 2 tastings from the Glen Ord distillery

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Distillery Region Open Blends
Glen Ord Northern Highlands 1838 – Today Dewar’s
       
Status Ownership Water Source Production
Active Diageo Loch nan Eun and loch nam Bonnach 5,000,000 liters/year
       
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GLEN ORD yo 01Q1 – GLEN ORD 12 yo [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bop
Almondine
Light raspberries
Fluid
Salty a little peaty over the back of the tongue
Although the change profile has intent, the total
01Q1-Cyclone
March 31st, 2001
Centennial
All urinely yellow
Snippy
Warm
Mellow
Nothing special
01Q1-Cyclone
March 31st, 2001
Cyclone
Yellow – orange
Cherries, raspberries
One dimensional – Pamela Anderson
Young curious child. Annoying then leaves
Lasting then short
01Q1-Cyclone
March 31st, 2001
Irving
Almond
Dried fruit – plum, grassy
Light/medium
Top of mouth, back of the tongue – light soap
Dry, sweet
01Q1-Cyclone
March 31st, 2001
Lakeview
Amber
Dry malt, citrus
Like a fight on Jerry Springer – sugar
Dry, salty
Not bad
01Q1-Cyclone
March 31st, 2001
Tao
Pale gold
Mild (I have a cold). Some apple
Schitzophrenic – Tina Turner, soft yet sharp
Soft linger
01Q1-Cyclone
March 31st, 2001
Ville
Light amber
Grassy, fruity orange
Like it
Mellow beginning, sharper ending
Strong, medium length. Too strong to me
I like it – marginal to buy
01Q1-Cyclone
March 31st, 2001

GLEN ORD yo 14Q2 – GLEN ORD 30 yo [Distillery bottling at Cask Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Lakeview
Sweet but medicinal given the ABV – like an orange soaked in alcohol
Luscious
Pre-cut – amazing flavor for cask strength, highly drinkable
Finish is harsh though pre-cut; post-
14Q2-Rambler
June 7th, 2014