Articles — whisky

A Bottle of Their Own

Posted by Rebecca A. Bolden on

The majority of fine scotch distillers sell casks of their product as a whole for blending purposes as well as to private buyers. Usually the distiller name will be placed on a blended product however not the logo. This is an indication that the product is indeed blended and not single malt. Most independent bottling companies will bottle products from single casks and may or may not be from the original bottling source. At this time many renowned distillers are trying to end the open market of bottling operations as it is infringing on their overall sales.Some malt companies will...

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Years of Fine Scotch

Posted by Rebecca A. Bolden on

Twelve: Is this indeed the magic number when it comes to fine scotch? In a matter of terms the answer is yes.  When trying to decide on a scotch it would be best to look for that magical number, as it will indicate to you that at least it has grown into full body. There are quite a few bottles out there that have aged longer, yet obtaining these gems can prove to be tricky. An old bottle of scotch is a real treasure.Scotch, at least fine scotch, is meant to roll off the back of your tongue, and give...

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