• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Clynelish
  • Age 16 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 55.4%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • pink grapefruit
  • waxy
  • white pepper
  • salty
  • ginger
  • apple
  • pineapple
  • mint
  • pear

Clynelish

16 Year Old 1997 (0.7l, 55.4%)

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There are few things more exciting or delicious than discovering a new bottle of Scotch to add to your collection.

One thing is for sure, expanding your Spirits universe with Clynelish 16 Year Old 1997 is a fun way to enjoy yourself.

It is adored for its flavor profile. Pink grapefruit, Waxy, White pepper, and Salty are the most prominent flavors in this 16 Year Old Single Malt Whisky. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is just like every other Scotch. This bottle delivers true taste bound for Spirits connoisseurs. Seeking adventure in your glass? Look no further.

It is carefully distilled by Clynelish in Highland, Scotland and bottled at 55.4%. The result is well-rounded Single Malt Whisky meant to be enjoyed by Spirits enthusiasts and novices alike.

Go beyond your standard choice and see for yourself. You can always discover more flavors with a vast selection of bottles from all over the world.

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Clynelish
  • Age 16 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 55.4%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • pink grapefruit
  • waxy
  • white pepper
  • salty
  • ginger
  • apple
  • pineapple
  • mint
  • pear
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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).
The water source for Clynelish is the Clynemilton burn, which is also rich in gold deposits. Currently, they judge the value of the water higher for Whisky production, than for the small flakes of gold sometimes visible in the stream.
One of the reasons that they ran "old" and "new" Clynelish Distilleries concurrently for a while, was due to a shortage of Islay single malt available for blending in 1970s.
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.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
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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Character Dogson
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).
The water source for Clynelish is the Clynemilton burn, which is also rich in gold deposits. Currently, they judge the value of the water higher for Whisky production, than for the small flakes of gold sometimes visible in the stream.
One of the reasons that they ran "old" and "new" Clynelish Distilleries concurrently for a while, was due to a shortage of Islay single malt available for blending in 1970s.
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.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
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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