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Bittersweet caramel palate, with a word of ripe banana. 129 G nice The distillery at Girvan used to be confirmed in 1964 by means of William furnish & Sons in keeping with a perceived risk to their grainwhisky provides. this day it incorporates a grain-whisky distilling advanced, a gin distillery, and the lately opened Ailsa Bay unmarried malt distillery. Girvan isn't bottled by means of the vendors as a unmarried grain, yet restricted numbers of third-party bottlings are sometimes visible. Older expressions are in most cases ruled via the corn part and are enormously softened by means of age to supply a fragile and reﬁned whisky of a few subtlety and pleasant complexity. WHISKEYS Aberlour, Banffshire GLEN BRETON Canada WHISKEYS Glenora Distillery, path 19, Glenville, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia www. glenoradistillery. com nice G this can be North America’s basically malt whiskey distillery. Cape Breton Island has a robust Scottish background, however the Scotch Whisky organization has criticized the identify for sounding an excessive amount of like a Scotch. construction started in June 1990, halting inside weeks as a result of loss of cash. The distillery used to be later acquired via Lauchie MacLean, who has re-distilled prior, inconsistent spirit, and bottles at eight or nine years. Glenora has its personal maltings and makes use of Scottish barley that's given a gentle peating. the 2 stills it makes use of are made by way of Forsyths of Rothes. ◀ GLEN BRETON infrequent unmarried MALT forty three% ABV A butterscotch, heather, floor ginger, and honey nostril. gentle 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 termed Macduff. It was once based in 1962 through a consortium led through the Duff family members. a lot of the malt was once utilized in blends, rather William Lawson, whose vendors received the distillery in 1972. on the grounds that then it has replaced fingers two times, elevated its variety of stills to ﬁve, and now belongs to Bacardi. a number of age statements are produced, and, simply to confuse issues, there are occasional self sustaining bottlings below 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, widespread this can be a vintage, fresh, mild Speyside whisky. 131 GLEN ELGIN Scotland WHISKEYS Longmorn, Morayshire www. malts. com nice G The Glen Elgin distillery was once based in 1898, while call for for Speyside malt from the blenders was once at its top. yet increase quickly became to bust, the entered a protracted hunch, and construction at Glen Elgin used to be intermittent in the course of its ﬁrst 3 a long time, because the enterprise handed from one proprietor to the following. After decades of showing in simple terms in blends (notably White Horse), a ﬁrst distillery bottling of Glen Elgin was once 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.