The GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 5
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  • sherry monster
  • port
  • spicy
  • walnuts
  • toasted oak
  • nutty
  • caramel
  • ginger
  • sweet

The GlenDronach

Cask Strength Batch 5 (0.7l, 55.3%)
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Character Goatson
It says Strength, do we need to say anything else.
 
The GlenDronach Distillery was founded in 1826 by James Allardice whose name is still proudly displayed on the bottle. They are smack dab in the middle of the Highland action. This traditional distillery has been bought, sold, and traded more times than a Chicago politician in their good two centuries of existance. In 2008, they were bought from Pernod Ricard by the BenRiach Distillery Company.
 
The GlenDronach currently has 14 Single Malt expressions in their core lineup. Yes, they have won a lot of awards. But the best award — and the one you probably care most about — is that they have a devoted cadre of followers who make a Spirit of The GlenDronach line their own, personal, daily dram. 
 
The entire GlenDronach range is the perfect example of fine, Highland, Single Malt Whisky. The GlenDronach Scotch Single Malt Cask Strength is all of that and more — more premium casks, more ABV, more flavor, and we always want more of it. 
 
They take their core Single Malt Spirit and age it in a combination of Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso Sherry casks. That is not a mistake… it’s not "finished" in those expensive "made in heaven" barrels, it is fully aged in them from day one. And where their normal Whisky — awesome in its own right — is bottled at 46% ABV, this is bottled at a 55.3% cask strength. That means you get it all like you were drinking it right out of the cask.
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Appearance / Color
Antique Gold        
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
It smells like heaven — sultanas, fig paste, marzipan, and mandarin oranges. 
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Super complex with apricots and ginger, vanilla and candied citrus, leather and cedar wood. 
 
Finish
Strong and smooth with a lingering, savory spice.
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  • sherry monster
  • port
  • spicy
  • walnuts
  • toasted oak
  • nutty
  • caramel
  • ginger
  • sweet
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Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
All of the workers at GlenDronach lived on site, including the distillery manager, staff, excise man, brewer and all of their families.
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).
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.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
All of the workers at GlenDronach lived on site, including the distillery manager, staff, excise man, brewer and all of their families.
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).
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.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
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