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Balvenie 50 – A Tribute To Craftmanship

Balvenie 50 - a classic example of beautiful craftsmanship

Just when I thought I couldn’t top tasting a recreation of a 100 year old blend along came the opportunity to taste the magnificent The Balvenie 50. 88 bottles of precious whisky were filled from Cask #5576 at Balvenie after having spent 50 years quietly minding its own business in the warehouse. It did have […]


The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 7 is coming soon

David Stewart inspects the whisky sitting in Tun 1401

The Balvenie Tun 1401 series of whisky crafted by Malt Master David Stewart continues to be a favourite amongst whisky lovers around the world. Batch 6 has just been released in the US (sorry folks, a US release only) and is sure to sell fast. I featured Batch 5 as my whisky of the month […]


Whisky of the Month – The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5

The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5

Choosing my second Whisky of the Month was a no-brainer. It simply had to be The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5. David Stewart, Malt Master, has been with William Grant & Sons for half a century this year and has fulfilled the role of The Balvenie’s Malt Master since 1974, hand crafting their whiskies. That’s […]