Glen Grant Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rare and selected Glen Grant Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Glen Grant is located in the small Scottish city Rothes in the heart of the Scottish Speyside. The distillery was founded in 1840 by brothers John and James Grant. After the death of the two founders took over in 1872, son of James Grant Distillery. In 1898 he replaced the original Floormaltings by Drummaltings and built on the street Caperdonich the then Glen Grant No. 2 was called. The two distilleries were up to the first closure of Glen Grant No. 2 1902 connected by a pipeline. The distillery was expanded in 1973 from four to six, and in 1977 by the new owners Seagram eight stills. From 2001 to the end of 2005 belonged to the distiller Pernod Ricard, after the acquisition of Allied Domecq had the distillery but are sold on competition grounds. The new owner is now the Campari Group. The water belonging to the Speyside distillery dates from Caperdonich Well and the Glen Grant Burn. The distillery has a mash tun (mash do) (12 t) of stainless steel and ten fermenting vessels (wash backs) (per 19,916 l) of pine. is distilled in four wash stills (per 22,730 l) and four spirit stills (per 11,547 l). The original stills are heated with coal and retrofitted with steam. A majority of the products of Glen Grant flows in numerous high quality blends, but also very high quality single malts are produced there, which certainly belong to the most successful and best-known single malt whiskys worldwide. This is the result of experience and tradition, can look back at the Glen Grant. To ensure a consistently high quality, exquisite oak barrels only a few times and used the tradional fired even with coal stills are unusually thin in order to maintain only the purest ingredients from the distillate.

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