• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Scapa
  • Age 16 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 50%
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  • peaty
  • sherry
  • biscuit
  • oak
  • dry
  • milk chocolate
  • black tea
  • raisin
  • zesty

Scapa

16 Year Old 1993 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) (0.7l, 50%)
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A single cask from Orkney. This was distilled at Scapa in October 1993 and matured for 16 years in a refill hogshead before bottling January 2010 by Douglas Laing. An outturn of 314 bottles.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Scapa
  • Age 16 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 50%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • peaty
  • sherry
  • biscuit
  • oak
  • dry
  • milk chocolate
  • black tea
  • raisin
  • zesty
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Weather in the Orkney's is no joke. Scapa claims the general wetness of the place leads to less spirit lost to the angel's, through evaporation. Three cheers for rainy days in Scotland!
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.
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.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
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.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Weather in the Orkney's is no joke. Scapa claims the general wetness of the place leads to less spirit lost to the angel's, through evaporation. Three cheers for rainy days in Scotland!
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.
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.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
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.
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