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Springbank 9yr Local Barley Single Malt Scotch

Item # 39981 750mL
$184.96/ Single Bottle
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ABV
57.70%
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

This proudly traditional independent Scotch distiller commands legions of followers for its uncompromisingly old school stylings. The Local Barley expressions speak to some of the best of these traditions. Utilizing Optic barley from the nearby Cattadale Farm, the grains are floor malted at the distillery, prior to distillation. This expression was created from spirit distilled in July 2009 and bottled from the matured whisky stocks from this batch in October of 2018. The release was limited to 9,700 bottles worldwide.


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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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