The notion that every one scotch should be a minimum of 12 years to be loved is a typical understanding amongst scotch drinkers in all places. Nonetheless, one firm is out to show them mistaken. This scotch is simply two years shy of the twelve yr mark, however is rising in reputation.
Enter Glenkinchie; this ten yr previous malt is 86 proof and a really pale gold in coloration. It has a reminiscent perfume of peat and a grassy meadow that ends reasonably candy. Its physique is mild to medium, it’s thought-about to be well-rounded lowland malt. Ultimately it stays dry, and carries a touch if ginger.
Initially shaped in 1837 by a farmer, this malt clearly has some historical past. The unique proprietor of the distillery bought it to a different farmer who used the distillery as a cattle shed and sawmill. This property was once more bought in 1880 and returned again to its pure intention to make superb malt simply in time for the whiskey growth within the 1890’s.
This single malt can be loved by the brand new and revered by the previous single malt fanatics.