Scapa Glansa Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Scapa Glansa Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Item # 36841 750mL
$94.99/ Single Bottle
$569.94/ Case of 6
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Tasting Notes

Being the first peated version of this much admired island malt, the gentle infusion of smokiness lent from oak casks that previously held peated whisky gives this spirit a broader range that does well to evoke this areas stormy and temperamental nature. Notes include a juicy fruit and malt profile up front with a gentle savory and smoky finish.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms


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.”


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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