Malt whisky brands

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Malt whisky brands

As part of your subscription to Whisky Flavor, you are going to have the unique opportunity to try a variety of different malt whisky brands – considered by many that are serious about whisky to be amongst the very best of the best options available on the planet.

Traditionally produced in Scotland (which is why malt whisky is regularly referred to as Scotch), malt whisky 100% has to be produced from malted barley and needs to be distilled in pot stills compared to the more elaborate and moderate stills available around the world.

Producing malt whisky is always a very time intensive process, and is rather physically demanding as well. The whisky has to be distilled twice (sometimes three times) on pot stills, and then the whisky has to be matured in Virgin Oak casks for at least three years – though it’s usually age for much longer than that.

Single malt whisky options are some of the most popular varieties from all of the big malt whisky brands, and for good reason. When a bottle has this distinguishing mark, it means that the whisky has not been blended with other whiskys from other distilleries but is instead from a single batch of that particular whisky alone.

 

Some of the best malt whisky brands available to try through the Whisky Flavor subscription are listed below!

 

Springbank

Springbank
Producing some of the best Scotch to come out of Campbelltown, Scotland, the malt whisky produced by this distillery is usually available as a 10-year-old 100 proof bottle it is considered by many to be the perfect “entry point” into the world of scotch. Relatively inexpensive (as far as Scotch goes, anyway), you’ll find unique brightness in this whisky that cuts through the smoke and the peat that so many other options bring to the table.

 

Royal Lochnagar

Royal Lochnagar
Produced in the Highlands, this style of single malt whisky is incredibly popular with the royal family, and is known to be the favorite whisky of both Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Relatively difficult to get your hands on because of this distinction, you may be surprised to learn that you get to try it as part of your Whisky Flavor subscription.

 

Lagavulin

Lagavulin
As one of the most popular malt whisky brands on the planet you shouldn’t be surprised to discover a sample or two of this particular malt whisky brand in your monthly boxes throughout the year from Whisky Flavor. A fantastic Scotch producer, this is the kind of whisky that will likely change the way you look at Scotch once and for all!

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