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Tomintoul 16 Yr. Scotch

Item # 03555 750mL
$55.96/ Single Bottle
$671.52/ Case of 12
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Region
ABV
40.00%
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Tasting Notes

**Little Hill of the Barn** This Speyside dram shows a heavy bourbon barrel influence with smooth flavors of butterscotch and vanilla. A great dram for bourbon drinkers looking to try Scotch Whisky.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

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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