Benriach The Smoky 12 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Benriach The Smoky 12 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Item # 43118 750mL
$74.99/ Single Bottle
$449.94/ Case of 6
ABV
46.00%
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Tasting Notes

Fully peated and triple matured in a combination of Bourbon, Sherry and Marsala casks, this 12yr above average proof single malt shows off the tremendous range of this still underrated distillery few others can match. A very well done blend, expertly crafted by the great Rachel Barrie.


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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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