Chapter 7 Whisky: Monologue Blair Athol 12 Year Old Bourbon Cask
Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch
Bottler: Chapter 7
Distillery: Blair Athol
Age: 12 years
Distilled: February 2009
Bottled: January 2022
Cask Type: Single bourbon hogshead
Cask Number: 301068
Alcohol by Volume: 52%
Bottled: Natural colour and non chill filtered
Limited Edition: 299 Bottles
Bottle Size: 700ml
Blair Athol 12 Year Old Tasting Notes
Nose: Fruit salad with oranges. Honey, custard, barley water and nougat. Café late with brioche.
Palate: Orange juice, natural vanilla, raisins and maize bread.
Finish: Caramelised pear tart. Ginger, cinnamon and bay leaves.
About this Chapter 7 Whisky
Blair Athol is one of Diageo's workhorse distilleries. Much of its malt whisky ends up in Bell's blended scotch. It's a beautiful distillery built in 1798 in Pitlochry. Majority of Blair Athol casks destined for blending are ex-bourbon barrels. It has a nutty character resulting from cloudy worts and short fermentation. Allowing controlled levels of solids coming across in the wash still adds a deep, rich meat loaf character.
Try this release with its sister bottling, Chapter 7 Blair Athol 12 Year Old Wine Cask.
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