Balvenie single malt scotch brands
On the nose it offers a complex bouquet with an array of aromas including a touch of honey, some fresh cucumber and a hint of brininess, finishing with smoke and peat along with some underbrush mixed with a sherried maltiness.
Many of the key Balvenie expressions have spent time in more than one type of cask.
Its most popular release is Double Wood - matured in ex-bourbon and then sherry casks - is easy to drink, complex and sensibly priced.
Instead of trying to find the best mixers, Scotch drinkers are trying to find the top distilleries in Scottish towns from the Highlands to the Lowlands that produce the best Single Malt Scotch.
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The little brother of Glenfiddich, tucked away a few hundred yards from its larger and more famous sibling, Balvenie produce some very approachable malt whiskies.