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French Whisky

In the land of Cognac and Champagne…Whisky? Oui! The French have been producing fine Spirits for centuries, and drinking them too…The French drink more Whisky on average, than any other place in the in the world. They love making it too. Their Whisky is just as French as their eaux-de-vie or Champagne.

And its good too, critically acclaimed, like the French Armorik Whiskey which won Best French Single Malt in 2016 at the World Whiskies Awards. French Whisky are characterized by notes of apricot, toffee orange marmalade…

Try before you buy. Discover French Whisky flavors with these themed Tasting Boxes.

How French Whisky is produced?
French distilleries use techniques very similar to those used by the Scots. However, the fact that they use Holstein stills, also used to produce the famous “eau de vie“, a Brandy made from grapes, makes the Whisky with a fruity taste.      
What is Single Malt Whisky?
Single malt Whisky is malt Whisky from a single distillery.
What is Whisky Finishing?
Whisky Finishing also known as the second maturation, is when Whisky is moved from the barrel it has been matured in and is allowed to spend some time in another barrel, to take on different flavors.
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French Whisky
Whisky has overtaken Wine and Cognac as the most popular drink in France. According to reports, the average person drinking an average of 2.15 liters a year - more than any other country. The report also found Uruguayans drink the second most Whisky, at 1.77 liters a year, while Americans drink up 1.4 liters each.
French Whisky
The first French Whisky was produced at Warenghem distillery in 1987, who then introduced the first Single Malt French Whisky in 1998. Today there are over 40 Whisky distilleries currently operating or opening in France.
French Whisky
1789 was the year of the French Revolution, and The Bastille was an infamous prison where, in addition to actual criminals, the corrupt and indulgent French monarchy had imprisoned its political enemies. The French Revolution began with the "storming of The Bastille" as protesters threw open the gates of the prison to release the captives held there. So, the name "Bastille 1789 Whisky" is a statement of rebellion and national pride at the same time.
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