Home Food Top 10 Best Scotch Whiskies Made By UK Distilleries
Whiskey is considered on the more expensive side of alcoholic beverages and is usually found in the offices of corporate people who think they are a class above the other people. The elite class like to express their standing in society by the brand of scotch whiskies that they serve to other people. The bigger the brand name of the whiskey,the higher would be their standing on the social ladder. Below is a list of the top 10 best scotch whiskies.
10. Talisker 10 Year Old
This whiskey is a little sweet and somewhat smoky and is a good drink once it hits the lips. But wait for the chili-pepper feel that hits the drinker right at the end. Talisker is regarded by Robert Louis Stevenson as “the king of drinks”.
Talisker 10 year old
The overall style of this drink is light and the feeling that it gives the drinker is clean and zesty. It is easy to drink and is named after a character in a novel called “Rob Roy”,written by Walter Scott.The whiskey is distilled in Glenmorangie distillery in the Highlands.
8. Highland Park
Coming from Orkney Islands,highland is a great brand to have together with coffee,chocolate or cigars. The balance between sweet and dry is perfect with dryness winning at the finish line. Highland Park may be bit too smoky for some.
Compass Box is an artisan whiskey maker and they came up with Asyla which is a somewhat uncommon scotch. The taste is sweet and delicate.
6. Auchentoshan 18 Year Old
This is a single malt that has been distilled three times. The whiskey is manufactured over at the distillery located by the River Clyde. The taste is refreshing and maybe even invigorating. The style is light,though,which makes Auchentoshan the perfect aperitif.
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The essence is this2011-05-09 20:54:21 by 4KU
Why age? the years in wood allow a relaxation of the sharp, hard flavors of whisky into mellow flavors. 8+ years in wood will remove most of the hard burn and adds flavor. Further aging continues this process, which is why most good Scotch Single Malts dont appear on the shelf until after 8-10 years. The problem is that some people automatically associate longer and longer ages for better whiskies. If 18 years is good, 21 must be very good and 100 must be fantastic, right? In reality, after 15-20 years the mellowing process slows quite a bit and you can start to lose character, effectively making a weaker, less interesting
I don't know who owns them2012-01-16 21:39:40 by no-delusions
But there are 4 distileries in Ireland/Northern Ireland. But three of them produce Multiple Brands(Blends) of Irish whiskey. Just like most brands of American Wines are produced in wineries that crush and bottle for other vineyards , or even people who buy from other vineyards.
Ireland has only four (although each produces a number of different whiskeys): economic difficulties... been part of the Pernod-Ricard conglomerate since 1988. Bushmills was part of the Irish Distillers group from 1972 until 2005 when it was sold to Diageo. In addition to the 4 distilleries, there are a number of independently owned Irish Whiskey brands, such Tullamore Dew and The Irishman. The Irishman specialise in re-creating some of Irelands lost whisky treasures such as Potstill whiskies.
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