Whisky Barrels

How Much Does Cask Matter?

Main Flavours There are two main types of casks for maturing Scotch whisky. Ex-Bourbon casks, which make up around 90% of maturation casks in Scotland; and ex-Sherry casks, which make up around 7%. These two casks give very big differences in flavour. Ex Bourbon casks tend to give sweeter flavours
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Blair Athol Distillery

Blair Anthol Distillery

Blair Athol is one of the most visited distilleries in Scotland. The reason for this is its location. Situated less than a minute off the A9 road, the main route to Speyside and the Highlands, it’s an obvious stop-off for tourists and whisky fans alike. However, if you don’t happen
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