• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Blair Athol
  • Age 22 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 49.6%
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Blair Athol

22 Year Old 1989 - Rare Auld (Duncan Taylor) (0.7l, 49.6%)
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This was distilled in May of 1989 at Blair Athol and it was aged for 22 years in cask 2926 before bottling by Duncan Taylor for their Rare Auld range in November 2011. A release of 277 numbered bottles at natural cask strength.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Blair Athol
  • Age 22 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 49.6%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
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).
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.
Because Blair Athol is so important to the history and actual Whisky of Bell's blended Scotch, it is referred to as "the spiritual home" of Bell's in their literature.
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
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
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).
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.
Because Blair Athol is so important to the history and actual Whisky of Bell's blended Scotch, it is referred to as "the spiritual home" of Bell's in their literature.
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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