Glen Garioch 12 Yr. Scotch

Glen Garioch 12 Yr. Scotch

Item # 24249 750mL
$64.99/ Single Bottle
$389.94/ Case of 6
ABV
48.00%
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Tasting Notes

Glen Garioch has quickly become one of our favorite distilleries of Scotland and this 12 year old bottling is a great defense to this statement. A nose of orange peel, tea, and brine, the tasting of the dram had these notes more pronounced. The finish reminded me of salted caramel.


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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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