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Single Malt and Scotch Whisky: A Guide to Hundreds of Brands and Varieties

By Daniel Lerner

This consultant to unmarried malt and Scotch whiskey is an important source for newcomers and professional specialists alike. It comprises greater than two hundred manufacturers and sorts of Scotch and unmarried malt whiskey. scores and particular info on Scotch and the Scotch are incorporated. info on every one model comprises the types’ energy, aroma, style, and distinguishing features. The historical past and lore of unmarried malt and Scotch whisky is proven in either textual content and colour photographs.

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Numerous years in the past a 15-year-old bottling from the distillery was once published. IMPERIAL DISTILLERY Carron via Aberlour Banffshire AB43 9QP / Scotland Tel: +44 (0)1340 810276 / Fax: +44 (0)1340 810563 viewers’ middle: by means of appointment in basic terms area: Highland (Speyside) AGE while BOTTLED: 15-year-old power: forty six% self reliant BOTTLINGS: Cadenhead, Gordon & MacPhail, Signatory TASTING NOTES: Aromas: highly spiced, a bit nutty Flavors: mild contact of vanilla INCHGOWER HIGHLAND (SPEYSIDE) The Tochineal Distillery, inbuilt 1824 and found on the mouth of the Spey River, used to be initially the positioning of what's now Inchgower.

The recent vendors use unpeated barley for the whisky. Tasting notes consult with 17-year-old. DEANSTON DISTILLERY close to Doune Perthshire FK16 6AG / Scotland Tel: +44 (0)1786 841422 / Fax: +44 (0)1786 841439 viewers’ middle: No zone: Highland (Southern) AGE whilst BOTTLED: 12-year-old, 17-year-old energy: 12-year-old: 40%; 17-year-old: forty% autonomous BOTTLINGS: Signatory TASTING NOTES: Aromas: Nutty and vanilla aromas Flavors: Smoky, nutty, sweetish end DRUMGUISH HIGHLAND (SPEYSIDE) Drumguish is the 5-year-old unmarried malt produced on the Speyside distillery.

Com viewers’ middle: certain zone: Islay AGE while BOTTLED: 10-year-old, 15-year-old, 17-year-old, 20-year-old, 1984 classic energy: 10-year-old, 17-year-old, 20-year-old, 1984: all forty six% self sufficient BOTTLINGS: Adelphi, Blackadder, Cadenhead, Duncan Taylor & Co. (cask strength), Gordon & MacPhail, Murray McDavid, Scott’s, Signatory, SMWS TASTING NOTES: Aromas: Nutty, candy, mild, a marginally peaty Flavors: Mellow, evenly smoky, a section candy, complicated, wealthy end BUNNAHABHAIN ISLAY Bunnahabhain capacity the “mouth of the river” in Gaelic.

Whisky used to be dropped at wholesalers in both wood casks or stone jars. Then the mixing used to be performed via grocers, wine and spirit retailers, and resort proprietors. yet with Usher’s outdated Vatted Glenlivet, an inexpensive stable drink used to be now on hand in a bottle and made to be had to most people. different combined recipes constructed in this interval, together with Dewar’s, Haig, and Johnnie Walker. among the recent ease of construction and transportation and a great product, whisky exporting flourished. DEWAR’S was once one of many FIRST mixed WHISKIES; THIS BOTTLE IS FROM THE Eighteen Eighties.

Such a lot, yet no longer all, of the main intensely peat-flavored whiskies come from the islands. Whiskies equivalent to Ardbeg, Bowmore, Highland Park, Lagavulin, Laphroaig, and Oban are thought of to own the main said peat part. The Bruichladdich distillery, in Islay, is at present within the means of distilling new whiskies: Octomore and Port Charlotte, which, whilst mature, will sign up for the ranks of the main intensely flavored malts. the sensation of many skilled whisky drinkers is that the extra severe the peat personality, the extra genuine the whisky.

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