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TBWC World Whisky Blend

Age

not disclosed

Series

Independent bottling

Bottled by

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Bottling date

not disclosed

Cask type

Bottle size

50 cl

ABV

41.6 %

Number of bottles

not disclosed

Released for

England

First sold

2019-11-15

Article number

EAN barcode

Added to database

2019-11-19

Latest update

2019-11-19

That Boutique-y Whisky Company have released a blended whisky composed of whisky from Scotland, Canada, Ireland, Sweden, USA, Switzerland, Netherlands, Taiwan, India, Italy, Germany (Bavaria), Japan and Finland. The Swedish component is from Mackmyra. he idea from the folks at TBWC was to celebrate how the world drinks whisky, while also elevating the idea of the humble blend. World Whisky Blend is inspired by the whisky boom of 19th century Scotland,” said Dr Sam Simmons, head of whisky (what a title) at TBWC. Back in the 1880s, Scotch whisky saw this boom thanks to grain whisky produced at low cost and high volume in the Lowlands. At the time, batch-distilled malt whisky was perceived as rougher and more inconsistent than grain whisky. Imagine that! Then, grain and malt whiskies were blended together, making the malts more accessible. “The whole world is making whisk(e)y today and the global craft whisky movement has exploded. Unfortunately, these great craft spirits remain “rough” and “inconsistent” in the eyes of the average drinkers,” Dr Simmons continued. “World Whisky Blend endeavours to bring people into the rich world of craft whiskies in the 21st century as the great Scottish blenders did in facilitating first steps into single malt for so many in the 19th century. On the base of one of the world’s richest and most abundant yet least appreciated whisky nations we marry characterful craft malts from all corners of the world.” Notes by Master of Malt: Nose: Notes of freshly baked bread, lots of honey and a smidge of orange marmalade, supported by slightly tart stewed apple with a sprinkle of brown sugar. Palate: Warming and spicy, with more of that floral honey and baked crumble topping, alongside crunchy, underripe apple and pear. Finish: A prickle of spice, toffee and vanilla pod linger alongside a slightly mineral note.

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