The Glenlivet Single Cask Pullman Club Car
The Glenlivet // Speyside, Scotland
The Glenlivet was the first single malt Scotch to launch in the states following Prohibition in the 1930s, and the only one served in the club cars of the Pullman Train Company. A single cask of 18 year-old matured whisky aged in a 500-liter first-fill sherry butt was selected for this release, limited to 618 bottles worldwide. It's bottled at cask strength 56.24%.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask Typefirst-fill sherry butt
"Luscious flavors of dried figs and dates are enveloped by toffee, milk chocolate and vanilla. Walnut adds earthiness and texture, a sharp tang of orange zest. The finish is long and leaves a roasty flavor on the tongue, especially with a drop or two of water to open it up. "