How old is my bottle of Glenfiddich?

How old is my bottle of Glenfiddich?

Most bottle manufacturers molded the year into the glass at the bottom of the bottle in 2-digit format. You’ll often find it in the lower right portion when looking at the bottom (some dates are much easier to distinguish than others). This will usually tell you–within a year or two–when the whiskey was bottled.

What is the most expensive Glenfiddich?

A bottle of rare Glenfiddich single malt was just sold at the Bonhams Whisky Auction for a mind-boggling price: The winning bid was £68,500, or approximately $85,000.

What does Glenfiddich mean in English?

valley of the deer
Glenfiddich (Scottish English: [ɡlɛnˈfɪdɪç]) is a Speyside single malt Scotch whisky produced by William Grant & Sons in the Scottish burgh of Dufftown in Moray. Glenfiddich means “valley of the deer” in Scottish Gaelic, which is reflected in Glenfiddich’s stag logo.

What is the oldest Glenfiddich?

The single malt was distilled and laid down in cask 843 at the Glenfiddich distillery in Speyside in 1937, and was bottled in 2001, 64 years later. The oldest and rarest expression ever released by Glenfiddich, only 61 bottles of Glenfiddich Rare Collection 1937 were released, at 40% abv.

What do the numbers on the bottom of a whiskey bottle mean?

In this format, the first number is the glassmaker’s permit to make liquor bottles, and the second number is the year the bottle was made.

What are some top shelf whiskeys?

Top Shelf Whiskey Picks From The Distiller Community

  • 10 Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon Batch A121.
  • 9 Four Roses Small Batch Select Bourbon.
  • 8 Port Charlotte 10 Year.
  • 7 Woodford Reserve Double Oaked.
  • 6 Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr.
  • 5 Green Spot Single Pot Still.
  • 4 Willett Family Estate Bottled Rye 4 Year.

What is a Livet?

The name Livet may be derived from the Gaelic liobh + ait meaning “slippery” or “smooth” + “place”. Alternatively it has been suggested that it is either an early Gaelic or pre-Gaelic name meaning “full of water” or “floody”.

What is the difference between glenfiddch 12 and 18?

Glenfiddich 18 is a lot like the Glenfiddch 12 in that it’s a combination of ex-Sherry and ex-Bourbon barrels. The biggest difference is that it’s just aged for longer though from the taste I’d say that it also has a bit more sherry in it. So 50% more age and possibly a bit more sherry.

How long does it take for Glenfiddich to mature?

Divided into small batches, the malt matured for a further 3 months in wooden mixing vessels. This Glenfiddich first matured in sherry and bourbon barrels for 18 years. Master Distiller Brian Kinsman then selected 150 barrels. Divided into small batches, the malt matured for a further 3 months in wooden mixing vessels.

What is 1glenfiddich single malt whiskey?

Glenfiddich single malt is made using water from the Ribbie Dhu spring and is recognised as being the World’s best-selling single malt whiskey, as well as being the most awarded at the International Spirits Challenge.

Is Glenfiddich 14 a good whiskey?

(A+) Glenfiddich 14 Review Scotch Whisky Glenfiddich 14 is one of the few 100% ex-Bourbon cask offerings Glenfiddich offers. The more notable of course is the tremendous Glenfiddich 15 Cask S…