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blendedmalt, scotch, scotland, singlecasknation, whiskey, whisky -

I was so happy to finally reveal the first exclusive bottling for The Whisky Explorer Society with Vice President and Co-Founder of Single Cask Nation, Jason Johnstone-Yellin!The whisky selected is a 9 Year Blended Malt and it is the perfect whisky for those who want to experience a whisky that elevates itself to extraordinary levels after each and every sip!It is a blend of Edrington Malts - you know that company that owns Macallan? But over the years they have owned multiple distilleries and one of the first was actually Bunnahabhain 😯 when it was known as Robertson and Baxter...

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The Tomatin Distillery was established in 1897 at the peak of the Victorian Whisky Boom by three men, John MacDougall, John MacLeish and Alexander Allan, along with a handful of investors.The chosen location may have been inspired by the history of illicit distillation on the site, however, despite being very isolated (Tomatin is over 1000 feet above sea level on the eastern edge of the Monadhliath Mountains), it was also a very practical location.The isolated location was perfect in almost every way, the only thing it couldn't offer was a workforce. So when construction at the distillery begun, the architect was instructed to build a number of...

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edradour, scotland, singlemalt, whisky -

Here we have the Edradour Distillery and one we don’t see a lot in Canada. However if you are in Alberta, you will definitely have better luck finding a bottle! In 2016 I set up a private order of seven cases of various expressions and remember loving the Edradour Cream Liqueur!For years Edradour was known as Scotland’s smallest distillery but hard to keep that going with so many smaller craft distillers opening up. However it is a small distillery that is still in operation with being built in 1837.Edradour being traditionally matured in Sherry casks and that’s where they mature...

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glenlivet, scotch, scotland, singlemalt, whisky -

There’s always one question I get asked by whisky enthusiasts and I’ll let you know it and the answer by the time you finish reading this post!A little over 15 years ago I had my very first taste of single malt whisky. A bottle in which was gifted to me in December of 2005. I have to be honest, I was intimidated by it - Scotch Whisky that is.It remained in my cabinet surrounded by other spirits as I didn’t know how to approach it. All I ever heard of scotch was it’s for your dad and grandfather, and that...

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Bunnahabhain, scotch, scotland, single malt, whisky -

This single malt Islay malt Scotch whisky is quite distinct from the many others of the island, given the gentle taste profile for which it is known for.There are two reasons for this. Firstly, it has been created using lightly peated malted barley and secondly it takes advantage of the pure spring water that flows freely underground away from the peaty moorlands. The Margadale Spring itself can be found in the mountains behind the distillery buildings and the area makes an interesting walk where the views give ample reward to the adventurous.An idyllic site was chosen close to the Margadale...

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