Ballentine's is a respected Whisky with a long history of solid work. Some Whisky snobs turn up their noses at blends, others love them. Ballentines gets some rough treatment from both groups becasue they blend 50 single malts and 4 "single grain" Whiskies to make their signature dram. Although the recipies are strictly confidential, those "single grains" are likely Scottish wheat.

The snobs are missing something becasue Ballentine's is beloved in Scotland for its rich, creamy flavor -- and flavor always trumps indeological purity when it comes to fine Whisky drinking.

How much Ballentine's Whisky is produced each year? They try to keep those things quiet, but when you comb through the public records you discover that they sold an astounding 6.2 million liters of Whisky in 2015.

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Flavour Spiral™

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What does Ballantine's taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Ballantine's scotch whisky and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.