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Glenfarclas 17 Year Old Scotch – Review

Glenfarclas 17 Year Old Scotch

Glenfarclas Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky Aged 17 Years 86 Proof Price Point: $75 – $85 for 750 ML Distiller: Glenfarclas Distillery   Background   I recently wrote a review of Glenfarclas 12 Year Old, a Highland single malt Scotch.  It’s a whisky that I enjoy, but not one that I would likely purchase regularly.  …

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Scotch Lesson #2: Geography

Scotland Geography

Two weeks ago, we got a little refresher course on the history of Scotch.  This time, we’ll be focusing on the geography of Scotland and how it affects the whisky in your bottle. Scotland is broken up into five main segments; Highlands, Lowlands, Speyside, Islay, and Campbeltown.  Each of these areas carry their own traditions …

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