Balblair Vintage 1999 2nd Edition
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Balblair
  • Age 15 Year Old
  • Distillation date 1999
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • spicy notes
  • honey
  • green apple
  • vanilla
  • oak
  • sherry
  • slightly sweet
  • leather
  • fruit

Balblair

Vintage 1999 2nd Edition (0.7l, 46%)
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Character Goatson
Vintage delight. 

Balblair is situated just to the north of Glenmorangie, near the village of Edderton in Ross-shire. It is one of the oldest Scottish distilleries, dating back to 1790, but there are records of distilleries on the site as far back as 1749. Balblair’s Whiskies are famous for releasing only vintage Highland single-malt Whiskies, once distillery manager John MacDonald decides they have reached optimum maturation.
 
This is Balblair’s second release of the much anticipated 1999 Vintage, which replaces the 1997 vintage in their portfolio. Aged for 15 years in 2nd fill Bourbon casks, and first-fill Sherry butts. While the 1st edition was available for Travel Retail only, this version is distributed more liberally. Grab on(e) and don’t let go.
 
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Balblair
  • Age 15 Year Old
  • Distillation date 1999
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • spicy notes
  • honey
  • green apple
  • vanilla
  • oak
  • sherry
  • slightly sweet
  • leather
  • fruit
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
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.
The cherished water source is the Ault Dearg Burn (burn means stream).
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
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.
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
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.
The cherished water source is the Ault Dearg Burn (burn means stream).
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
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.
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
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