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Postby WhiskyBrat » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:23 am

I presume the Lowland is Auchentoshan, Islay is Bowmore but who is the producer of the Speyside I've heard it's Glenfarclas?
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Postby Leither » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:36 am

I would imagine Glen Garioch, not a Speyside more of an East Highland, but Morrison-Bowmore who own the McLellands brand also own GG.
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Postby Leither » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:52 am

WB - sorry, just checked their site:

http://www.mcclellands.co.uk/HOMEPAGE.aspx

Didn't realise they also have a Highland, which will probably be Glen Garioch.

Speyside notes as follows:

http://www.mcclellands.co.uk/speyside.aspx

Could well be a young Glenfarclas. Have you tried it?

BTW - welcome to the forums.
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Postby Leither » Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:01 am

See link, has been discussed before:

http://www.whiskymag.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4507

Quite often these own label and supermarket malts are a complete mystery.
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Postby WhiskyBrat » Fri Jun 22, 2007 5:35 pm

Thanks for the info but the Highland is definitely not Glen Garioch (at the moment), the speyside is the nicest then the lowland the young Islay is like drinking harpic, but then I've never drank a young Islay and liked it you might as well smoke a lump of peat then wash your mouth out with meths.

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Postby pkt77242 » Sat Jun 23, 2007 6:41 am

I agree that the Islay is probably Bowmore but it tastes a lot like Caol Ila to me, very oily and a strong peat flavor. Then again I have never had either of them younger than 12 yo.



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