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Port Askaig Islay Single Malt Scotch

Item # 38089 750mL
$74.96/ Single Bottle
$899.52/ Case of 12
Country
Region
ABV
55.00%
Producer

Tasting Notes

Port Askaig bottlings are limited edition small batch releases that aim to embody the finest and most distinctive aspects of this famous whisky island. This special high proof release is an unabashed love fest full of briny peat, mineral, sweet citrus fruits, cracked pepper and rich malt notes.


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Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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