Glen Garioch 12 Year Old
Glen Garioch 12 Year Old Glen Garioch 12 Year Old

Glen Garioch 12 Year Old

70cl 48% abv

£55.00
SKU
20739
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Glen Garioch 12 Year Old description

Only ever produced in small, precious batches, Glen Garioch is a rare find indeed, and warmly appreciated by those who like a hearty Highland malt, non chill-filtered as nature intended, with a wholesome maltiness, honeyed sweetness and delicious creamy texture to savour.The 12 year old is the perfect accompaniment to parmesan cheese, and binds the dryness of the cheese, which in return provides a platform for the malt's sweet fruitiness and enhances its clean barley notes.

Knowledge Bar

In the 1970s, an innovative waste-heat recovery system was installed at Glen Garioch, which not only supplied heat for the malt kiln and pre-heated the wash, but also warmed an acre of glasshouses and another acre of poly-tunnels.

The Glen Garioch Greenhouse Project was the brainchild of Morrison's production director, Alistair F Ross and the ever-ingenious Joe Hughes, advised by Morrison's Chief Engineer, Harry Cockburn, and supported by Jim McColl, presenter of BBC Scotland's popular Beechgrove Garden series. With planning permission granted in 1977, the distillery soon became famous for its tomatoes, peppers, aubergines and cucumbers. The project went on to be featured on the BBC's Tomorrow's World programme, and in 1982 was chosen to be part of the British Pavilion at the World Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee.

The project was discontinued in 1993.

Product details

Distillery/Brand
Glen Garioch
Classification
Scotch Whisky
Region
Highland
Style
Single Malt
Size
70cl
ABV
48%
Age
12 Years

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