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Scotch from Islands

Whiskies from the Islands are tempered by saline shores, brewing storms and the purply peated moors. But when it comes to flavors, shapeshifting is an island game. Between them, ArranMullJuraSkye and Orkney champion brine, oil, black pepper, heather and honey.

Though most Island Whiskies are salted by the sea and you can find plenty of challenging drams full of maritime notes here, some are sweet and herbal; Talisker’s potent malt hails from the largest distillery of all the islands, whilst Tobermory offers fruity relief and Jura a delectable nutty, oily, middle-ground.

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How old is Scotch?
By law, Scotch Whisky must be matured in a cask for at least 3 years. However, when a bottle states an age, such as ’21 year old’, that means the Scotch is at least this old. NAS, or no age statement Scotch, won’t say how old it is, but it will still be at least 3 years old. Otherwise it just ain’t Scotch.
Is Scotch gluten free?
Even though Scotch is derived from barley, a gluten grain, the distillation process which makes Scotch an alcohol removes most of these gluten proteins. Understandably, that isn’t all that reassuring when the worst that can happen is that you need to seek medical attention. 
What is Blended Whisky?
There are three types of Blended Whisky. 1) Blended Malt (malt Whisky from multiple distilleries), 2) Blended Grain (grain Whisky from multiple distilleries) and 3) Blended Whisky (a blend of malt and grain Whiskies)
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Scotch from Islands
The Islands are a group of seven different distilleries each on their own Island, each producing a unique and different Dram. These are: Abhainn Dearg on Lewis, Arran on Arran, Highland Park on Orkney, Jura on Jura, Scapa on Orkney, Talisker on Skye and Tobermory - Ledaig on Mull.
Scotch from Islands
On the Isle of Jura you cannot cut the peat before May, and haystacks must always be built in a clockwise direction. #whiskysuperstition
Scotch from Islands
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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Scotch from Islands Videos
A Brief History of Scotch Whisky
A Brief History of Scotch Whisky
Difference between Whiskey, Scotch & Bourbon
Difference between Whiskey, Scotch & Bourbon
Top 5 Questions about Scotch
Top 5 Questions about Scotch
What's the Difference between Aging, Maturing and Finishing?
What's the Difference between Aging, Maturing and Finishing?
What is Angels' Share?
What is Angels' Share?
How Important Are Whisky Age Statements?
How Important Are Whisky Age Statements?
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