• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Balblair
  • Age 17 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 50%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • port
  • oak
  • berries
  • damp
  • vanilla
  • rose
  • hazelnuts
  • fragrant
  • melon

Balblair

17 Year Old 1990 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) (0.7l, 50%)
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Distilled at Balblair in April 1990 and aged for 17 years in refill butt number 3930 before bottling in October 2007 by Douglas Laing. A release of 743 bottles.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Balblair
  • Age 17 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 50%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • port
  • oak
  • berries
  • damp
  • vanilla
  • rose
  • hazelnuts
  • fragrant
  • melon
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Character Dogson
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
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