By Charles MacLean
Whisky's best guru' - The Sunday occasions 'Charles MacLean writes like no different professional at the topic. His prose is trained and hugely exciting' - The self reliant This abridged electronic version of Charles MacLean's best-selling Whiskypedia: A Gazetteer of Scotch Whisky serves as a simple advent to Scotch whisky which deals a brief consultant to the flavor and personality of each malt whisky distilled in Scotland with regards to the way it is made. every one access incorporates a brief biography of every model, its type, mature personality, a few feedback of different whiskies with a greatly related flavour profile, the uncooked fabrics that move into the creation of every model, a notice at the different types of casks used and a listing of present and up to date bottlings published by means of the distillery. additionally incorporated are an inventive Flavour Map and Flavour Wheel. this can be a absolutely new method of figuring out and having fun with Scotch malt whisky, by way of the key authority at the topic.
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Maturation: Ex-bourbon casks for the 12YO, ex-sherry casks for the 18YO; the remaining are a mixture of bourbon, sherry and replenish casks. Expressions: at the moment the make is bottled as unmarried malt. Coronation Glenlivet, distilled at the day of King George VI’s coronation in 1937, and bottled to mark the coronation of his daughter, Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, is definitely one of the first-ever commemorative bottling of any malt. In 2004 Chivas Brothers launched into a £6. five million campaign for The Glenlivet. The center expressions are: The Glenlivet 12YO @ forty% The Glenlivet 15YO French Oak Reserve @ forty% The Glenlivet 18YO @ forty three% The Glenlivet 21YO Archive @ forty three% (Gold top at school I. W. S. C. 2007) The Glenlivet XXV @ forty three% The Glenlivet Cellar assortment (limited bottlings from 1959, 1964, 1967, 1969, American Oak end, 30YO (1971, 1972 and 1983) The commute retail variety provides: The Glenlivet 12YO First-fill @ forty three% (from first-fill ex-bourbon casks, brought 2005) The Glenlivet 15YO @ forty three% The Glenlivet 16YO Nadurra @ CS (‘Nadurra’ is Gaelic for ‘natural’, non chill-filtered from first-fill ex-bourbon casks, brought 2005) GLENLOSSIE Glenlossie Distillery used to be equipped via a publican and some acquaintances in 1876. John Duff, tenant of the Fife fingers at Llanbryde and previous supervisor of Glendronach Distillery, in partnership with Alexander Grigor Allen (Procurator economic of Morayshire, and after 1880 half proprietor of Talisker Distillery), H. M. S. Mackay (land agent and burgh surveyor of Elgin) and John Hopkins (a London-based blender, and proprietor from 1880 of Tobermory Distillery and of a well known combination, previous Mull). a wide dark-grains plant used to be outfitted at the web site (1968– 72), with a conspicuous white chimney which might be visible for miles round. kind: Grassy. Mature personality: A clean, gentle, Speyside nostril, with lower grass, faint vegetation and hair lacquer. The flavor is good and perfumed. Light-bodied. resembling: Glendullan, Cardhu uncooked fabrics: technique water from the Bardon Burn, which assets within the Mannoch Hills; cooling water from the Gedloch Burn and the Burn of Foths. flooring maltings till 1962; now unpeated malt from Burghead Maturation: On web site in conventional and racked warehouses, and within the critical Belt. Expressions: Glenlossie has continually been a mixing malt. it truly is ranked premium and was once now not to be had as a unmarried till 1990: Glenlossie 10YO @ forty three% (Flora & Fauna sequence) GLENMORANGIE Glenmorangie has been the bestselling unmarried malt in Scotland for over two decades, status quantity within the U. ok. and quantity 3 in global revenues. The distillery stands close to the traditional Royal Burgh of Tain, in Ross-shire, overlooking the Dornoch Firth, on Morangie Farm, a place recognized to illicit distillers. It used to be tested in 1843 by way of William and John Matheson. by way of 1849 creation had reached 20,000 gallons. Glenmorangie was once now not promoted as a unmarried until eventually the overdue Seventies. In 1996 Glenmorangie turned a public constrained corporation; in 2004 it acquired the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, the Macdonald relatives bought its stocks, and either businesses have been got via the French luxurious items great, Louis Vuitton Moët-Hennessey (L.