Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rare and selected Lowlands Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Lowland whiskys come from the area north of the English border and south of the imaginary line between Greenock in the west and Dundee in the east below the Highlands and the south of Scotland. Since the produced there Whisky contains little or no peat, his character is lighter and fresher than the other regions. Therefore it has traditionally served as a basis in a variety of blends and in the late 19th century, the entire production of the Lowland distilleries was used for blends. Even the largest whisky producers are in the Lowlands. Among the largest are the distilleries Cameronbridge, North British and Strathclyde, which manufacture exclusively Grain Whisky. With Dundashill contained the largest malt whisky distillery in the latter half of the 19th century in the central lowlands. Typical of Lowland whiskys their relatively mild character, as well as the manufacturing process of triple distillation. However, the growing popularity and market power of the Highland and Speyside distilleries caused a decline in popularity of Lowland-producer. This development owed, are currently producing only a few Lowland distilleries Single Malt Whisky. Two more are Auchentoshan and Glenkinchie. The Auchentoshan distillery is located on the northern edge of Glasgow and was established 1823. This whisky is light, has a grassy and citrusy nose, with a clear dry finish. The Glenkinchie distillery is located in Pencaitland, just outside Edinburgh and is now part of spirits group Diageo (formerly United Distillers), the whisky is marketed as part of the Classic Malts series of operations. The smallest of the remaining Lowland distilleries is Bladnoch, which is the most southerly of all Scottish malt distilleries simultaneously.
As rare and sought-after collectibles still circulating remains of bottlings of some defunct distilleries Rosebank was generally considered the best Lowland malt, appear from it is still very rare bottlings of old vintages on the market, old versions and bottlings are considered rarities. Furthermore, there was with St. Magdalene exceptional Scotch Whisky from Linlithgow, who also deemed coveted rarity among connoisseurs, collectors and Littlemill from Bowling, West Dunbartonshire and Kinclaith from Glasgow.

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