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The Balvenie Stories Week of Peat 17 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70cl

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Released as part of The Balvenie Stories during 2021 and exclusively made available in the UK through Clink, Week of Peat 17 Year Old is now available through selected specialist retailers. The first ‘Week of Peat’ whisky release was The Balvenie Week of Peat 14 Years Old, which launched globally in 2019. The product of a simple story, and a short gap in a hectic distilling schedule but a whisky of unique character and complexity. This expression of The Balvenie Stories takes inspiration from former distillery manager Ian Millar’s eagerness to experiment with peat after a trip to Islay. Passed down from generation to generation, these tales explore their expertise, their innovations and their mark on the spirit.

To terminate your account, login to your account, go to the “settings page”, and follow the termination instructions]. Through careful trials, he and the rest of the team were able to produce whisky that wrapped the classic distillery character in a blanket of smoke. They are based just below Glenfiddich, to which they supply floor maltings and share the same water source.The Service has been prepared by us solely for information purposes to Members and the Service is based on information we consider reliable and we obtain the contents of the Service from a number of different third party sources (including Contributions), but we do not endorse, support, represent, warrant or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of the Services and any information therein. In fact, arguably, it’s the only week of the year we make whisky the way it used to be made – using smoke from a heavily-peated furnace, like in the very old days when every farm burned peat from the land.

Please note local Duties and Taxes may be charged by Customs in the destination country and the receiver is responsible for paying them.One of the best-selling whisky brands in the world, Balvenie has a sweet, soft and approachable character. To be eligible for a full refund you must contact us to inform us of any issue within 24 hours of receipt. This subreddit is private because of Reddit's inability to provide proper moderation tools and listen to users. The three extra years in the ex-bourbon casks have mellowed out the peat but retained all the same character, depth and body that the previous expression is loved for. This time, it’s the distillery manager Gordon who has picked his favourite combination of casks to create the most moreish of whiskies.

A sweet and smoky 17-year-old single malt from Balvenie Stories collection, made during the one week of the year that the distillery uses peated malt. Two distillery workers heavily involved with the peat week project were mashman Brian Webster and maltman Robbie Gormley, both now retired. The Balvenie Stories collection is designed to bring to life the tales of 'character, endeavour and craft' of those at Balvenie through the generations. The Week Of Peat story begins with distillery manager Ian Millar’s eagle eye spotting a weeks gap in the distillery schedule. Founded in 1892 by William Grant, they maintain a traditional and hand-crafted approach to their whisky making.

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In the mash house there was a beautiful smell of porridge, sweet honey and gentle smoke; it was good enough to bottle! The essence of the Balvenie Stories range is to narrate the legacy of 'character, endeavour, and craft' practiced by the Balvenie craftsmen over the years. ABV) single malt scotch whisky results from a patient and careful monitoring process to reach a perfect balance of peat and signature Balvenie flavour notes - unmistakable honey, citrus and notes of peat smoke.Aged for 3 years longer, this longer maturation has given the flavour time to intensify, leaving a smooth, creamy finish swirling alongside the subtle smoke.

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