The Balvenie Single Barrel 15 Year

Single Malt

The Balvenie // Speyside, Scotland

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    91
  • Avg. Rating

    4.3
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 623 )

Yes, you've read that name correctly, this does indeed come from one barrel. The bottle you buy will only have 300 or so exact duplicates. Their Malt Master have chosen a distinct style as a benchmark and then select other like barrels to bottle as such. Aged in one 2nd fill American oak barrel, this is hand numbered and bottled at 47.8% abv.

  • age
    15 Year
  • abv
    47.8
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ex-Bourbon

Tasting Notes

"Variations on the bottle will be slight, but will have the classic marks of honey, vanilla, and citrus. The malted barley notes shine through and finishes with more honey, although with the proof, the whisky isn't cloying."

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