The Balvenie The Sweet Toast of American Oak 12 Year
The Balvenie // Speyside, Scotland
The Sweet Toast of American Oak is so named for the virgin oak barrels sourced from Kelvin Cooperage in Louisville, Kentucky used to finish maturing the whisky. The barrels are pre-toasted in Kentucky and then travel to Dufftown where they receive another deep toast at The Balvenie Cooperage. They are filled with single malt which matured in ex-bourbon barrels for 12 years and remain there for a few months before bottling. The whisky was the idea of Apprentice Malt Master Kelsey McKechnie. This is one of three Stories single malts released by The Balvenie in May 2019.
Single MaltDistilled 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 Typeex-bourbon, finished in virgin American oak