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SWA Outlaws Triple Distillation in Scotland – Auchentoshan, Springbank and Mortlach Threatened

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SWA Outlaws Triple Distillation in Scotland – Auchentoshan, Springbank and Mortlach Threatened

The SWA banned triple and partial triple distillation in Scotland to distinguish it from the booming Irish whiskey category.¬†Auchentoshan may have to close, and Springbank and Mortlach face costly adaptations to their production process, potentially doubling prices on all Springbank¬†whisky as triple and partial triple distillation gets banned in Scotland effective 1 May 2018. Distillers…

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Auchentoshan Distillery Exclusive, Bordeaux Cask #205 (56.5%)

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Auchentoshan Distillery Exclusive, Bordeaux Cask #205 (56.5%)

With Passover finally over, lets get back to the enjoyable business of reviewing some whisky. Few distilleries have been a constant source of so much consternation to me as Auchentoshan (well, and Jura). It’s a distillery I want to like, but have just not been able to enjoy any of the regular bottlings I have…

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The Triple Distilled Lowlander – Auchentoshan 12

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The Triple Distilled Lowlander – Auchentoshan 12

Just outside of Glasgow, you’ll find the curious Auchentoshan distillery. It’s curious in that it distills the whisky three times, like Irish whisky, and as such, are the only scotch producer to wholly use a triple distillation method. Other distilleries use partial triple distillation (Mortlach and Springbank come to mind), and Springbank even makes a…

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