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Clynelish Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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The Clynemilton Burn
United Distillers & Vintners
+44 (0)1408 623000
(Call for visiting hours)
The original Clynelish distillery was established in 1819 and operated until 1968 when it was replaced by the new modern Clynelish Distillery. The old distillery was then renamed Brora and continued operating alongside the new distillery until 1983. The new distillery continued with the more traditional production of an excellent and characterful malt which is highly regarded by blenders. The old distillery began the production of a rather peaty malt, this peaty malt was necessary for the owner of the distillery at the time because Caol Ila, another important distillery belonging to the Clynelish owner was temporarily closed for refurbishment, and the malt was needed for the blends of the group. The old distillery buildings still exists, and today are used as warehouses for the new one. Today only 1% of the production is sold as single malt, the remaining 99% is used in Johnnie Walker Gold Label blend.

Clynelish Tasting Notes

Clynelish 14 Year Old Single Malt.
Colour: Gold.
Nose: Rather peaty, a pleasant sea freshness. Fruity, spicy. Malted barley on a background of floral hints.
Taste: The taste confirms the nose, peaty and spicy. A perfect balance between peat and rare malt spices.
Finish: Smoky and dry with a slight hint of saltiness.

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Clynelish Bottlings

Clynelish offer you the following choice of single malts:
  • Clynelish 14 Year Old Single Malt.
  • 14 Year Old Flora & Fauna Series.
  • 12 Year Old White Label 1970's.
  • 12 Year Old Brown & Orange Label 1980's.
  • Clynelish 1974 23 Year Old Rare Malts Series.
  • Many more rare vintage and independent bottlings available from specialist whisky shops such as
    The Whisky Exchange.

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