Cragganmore Distillers Edition

Peated Single Malt

Cragganmore // Speyside, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 95 )

It isn't often that you will find a Scotch whisky finished in Port Wine casks, but that is just what is done here. The Port Wine casks, or pipes as they are called, are much larger than a standard barrel with the former yielding close to 500 liters and the latter only 120 liters. Port Wine provides a fruit filled profile and will present a pink tint to the dram.

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  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    port wine casks

Tasting Notes

"The malty nature to the standard bottling pairs nicely with the fruity port wine just like chocolate and raspberries make a great duo. Cragganmore uses lightly peated malt and the fruit hasn't completely smothered it."

Score 84

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Fruity & Vanilla