NEW SCOTCH: We have a fantastic, rare new whisky in stock. Ever heard of Garnheath Distillery? Probably not. Only producing whisky for 21 years between 1865 to 1986 before being demolished in 1988, whisky from this Lost Scottish Distillery is very hard to come by. Our friends at Independent bottling company Morrison & MacKay have released a very limited 41 year single grain bottling and we LOVE it. We had a wee taste and you can read our blog here: https://www.thewhiskybarrel.co.uk/blog/post/tasting-garnheath This one is rather special! New Scotch: Glenlivet 18 Year Old 1997 (48.4%) Old Particular single cask https://t.co/WnpdkPgr0x @DLaingWhisky http://t.co/QDsanAL41M

Types of Scotch Whisky

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- Produced at a distillery in Scotland.
- Distilled using a mash of grain(s), yeast and water.
- Aged in oak casks in Scotland for a minimum of three years.
- Bottled in Scotland.

Single Malt Scotch Whiskey

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Single malt whiskey is the product of a single Scottish distillery and can contain only malt whiskey of varying ages, casks and alcohol strengths bottled at no less than 40% ABV.

Each Scotch distillery has its own unique flavour profile normally available in a variety of ages and styles.

Single Grain Scotch Whiskey

Single grain whiskey is the product of a single Scottish distillery and can contain grain whiskey of varying ages, casks and alcohol strengths. The grains may include corn or maize or barley or rye in any proportion.

Blended Scotch Whiskey

A mixture of whiskey produced at more than one distillery. Both malt and grain whiskey may be included and the contents may come from a variety of casks and a variety of vintages. Generally the more expensive bottles contain a greater proportion of malt whiskey and a greater proportion of older whiskey. The recipe for each blend is formulated by a skilled Master Blender.