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What is a Blended Malt?

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SINGLE & BLENDED MALT To qualify to being called a Single Malt, a whisky must be produced from 100% malted barley and the spirit produced entirely in a single distillery If the whisky is produced from 100% malted barley but the spirit in the bottle comes from more than …

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Glendronach Parliament Single Malt 21 Years

A spirit gets its structure from the strength of the alcohol. As I don’t add water to my spirits – I drink mainly Single Malt, Cognac and brandy – 40% is almost always inadequate because the spirit lacks greater backbone. I am not suggesting that 40% never works, only that …

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