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The 2 stills it makes use of are made by means of Forsyths of Rothes. ◀ GLEN BRETON infrequent unmarried MALT forty three% ABV A butterscotch, heather, flooring ginger, and honey nostril. mild to medium physique, with a creamy mouthfeel and notes of wooden, almonds, caramel, and peat. one hundred thirty GLEN DEVERON Scotland Macduff Distillery, Banff, Aberdeenshire WHISKEYS whereas the only malt is Glen Deveron (named after the water source—the Deveron River in japanese Speyside), the distillery is named Macduff. It used to be based in 1962 by means of a consortium led by means of the Duff relations. a lot of the malt was once utilized in blends, really William Lawson, whose proprietors obtained the distillery in 1972. seeing that then it has replaced arms two times, elevated its variety of stills to ﬁve, and now belongs to Bacardi. a variety of age statements are produced, and, simply to confuse issues, there are occasional self reliant bottlings less than the identify Macduff. nice G GLEN DEVERON 10-YEAR-OLD ▶ unmarried MALT: HIGHLANDS forty% ABV even though it is defined as a “Pure Highland unmarried Malt” at the bottle’s label, fashionable this can be a vintage, fresh, light Speyside whisky. 131 GLEN ELGIN Scotland WHISKEYS Longmorn, Morayshire www. malts. com nice G The Glen Elgin distillery used to be based in 1898, whilst call for for Speyside malt from the blenders used to be at its top. yet increase quickly grew to become to bust, the entered an extended stoop, and creation at Glen Elgin used to be intermittent in the course of its ﬁrst 3 many years, because the enterprise handed from one proprietor to the subsequent. After a long time of showing in simple terms in blends (notably White Horse), a ﬁrst distillery bottling of Glen Elgin used to be published in 1977. ◀ GLEN ELGIN 12-YEAR-OLD unmarried MALT: SPEYSIDE forty three% ABV this can be probably the most ﬂoral and perfumed Speyside malts, with a nutty, honey-blossom aroma and a balanced ﬂavor that is going from candy to dry. GLEN ELGIN 16-YEAR-OLD unmarried MALT: SPEYSIDE fifty eight. five% ABV The 16-year-old is a non chill-ﬁltered, cask-strength malt with a deep mahogany colour and a ripe, fruitcake ﬂavor from its years in eu oak. 132 GLEN GARIOCH Scotland G nice This small Aberdeenshire distillery was once based in 1798, but the ﬁrst distillery bottling of Glen Garioch as a unmarried malt used to be now not till 1972. It survived the lengthy years in among because of its attractiveness between blenders. Glen Garioch is now a part of Morrison Bowmore, which bottles so much, if no longer all of, the distillery’s constrained creation as a unmarried malt in a number age statements, from eight to 21 years previous. WHISKEYS Oldmeldrum, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire www. glengarioch. com GLEN GARIOCH 15-YEAR-OLD ▶ unmarried MALT: HIGHLANDS forty three% ABV A ﬂoral, heathery nostril bargains notes of Lapsang tea. at the palate it has a malty ﬂavor that dries to a highly spiced ﬁnish. GLEN GARIOCH 21-YEAR-OLD unmarried MALT: HIGHLANDS forty three% ABV A delicate, well-rounded malt with a luscious syrupy texture and a mellow, ripe fruit personality that indicates a few inﬂuence from sherry casks. 133 GLEN supply Scotland WHISKEYS Rothes, Morayshire www. glengrant. com nice G Glen furnish, in-built 1840, was once the ﬁrst of the ﬁve distilleries within the city of Rothes.