New Booze: Yamazaki 25-Year, Glen Grant Five Decades, Hakushu Heavily Peated Whiskies

by Camper English

The newest expression from Dennis Malcolm comes in celebration of his 50th year in the Glen Grant Distillery, in which he cut his teeth as an apprentice cooper. Dennis selected his favorite casks, laid down over the last five decades. It will be available for an SRP of $150.

Suntory Yamazaki 25-Year Single Malt

This edition, aged for 25 years, is bottled at 43% ABV (86 Proof). The Yamazaki 25-Year Single Malt Whisky will be available in the United States for purchase in November 2013 at approximately $1600.00 for 750ml.

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Suntory Hakushu Heavily Peated

Smoky flavor from the peated malt is the essence that gives Hakushu its taste. In this single malt, the malted barley has been given an extra dose of peat smoke while drying before it’s fermented in wooden wash backs and distilled in direct fire still pots. The whisky is then stored in American white oak bourbon casks to age.

The Hakushu Heavily Peated Single Malt Whisky is bottled at 48% ABV (96 Proof) and will be available in the United States for purchase in October 2013 at approximately $155.00 for 750ml.

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