The correct pronunciation of Glenlivet is glen-LIV-it.
Which is better Glenlivet or Glenfiddich?
Is Glenlivet better than Glenfiddich? This truly depends on each person individually. If you enjoy a more oaky taste then Glenfiddich is a better choice for you, if you however, prefer a stronger aroma of malt, then Glenlivet is a better choice for you.
How do you pronounce Glenfiddich whiskey?
What does Glenlivet mean?
In 1824, a businessman named George Smith applied for one of the first licenses in the Speyside region of Scotland and opened the doors to The Glenlivet Distillery. Glenlivet, translated from Gaelic, means “valley of the smooth flowing one” and is most likely referencing the nearby River Livet.
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