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Cadenhead's North British Grain 19 Years Old

Cadenhead's North British Grain 19 Years Old
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Cadenhead's North British Grain 19 Years Old
CH35-039*

Built: 1885. Current Owner: Diageo & The Edrington Group. Production Capacity: 60,000,000 litres. House Style: The whisky is heavy and intense with a ton of cereal grain, woody oak and spice flavours present. Operations started in 1887 and over the years North British grew into Scotland's second largest grain whisky distillery with a production capacity of circa 64,000,000 millions litres per year.

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  • Volume: 750 ML
  • Category: Independent Bottlers, Grains
  • Distillery: North British
  • Region: Campbeltown
  • Age: 19 Year Old
  • ABV: 59.9%
  • Availability: Temporarily out of stock
$177.95
Temporarily Out of Stock
 
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North British

North British Distillery is a grain distillery. The North British Distillery is hidden away not far from the center of Edinburgh City. The distillery has been around since 1888 and has seen Edinburgh grow up around it. The distillery is right next to the Hearts of Midlothian Football Club. The distillery has three Gigantic Coffey stills. The stills produce 10,000 litres of alcohol per hour, which is just less than 10 bottles per second!! They produce 70 million litres of spirit a year. To produce that amount of spirit the distillery uses about 110 tons of green malt and 428 tons of cereal a day. Unlike other grain distilleries North British use maize instead of wheat for their cereal. This gives them a higher yield. If you ever get a chance to see a grain distillery it is a must!! It is amazing to see how big the Coffey stills are.


NoseWeighty and substantial, mixing dry and soft notes: light toffee, sugared almond, vanilla, honey. Attractive.PalateSweet, concentrated and very long and soft. Spicy and fruity with a firm body giving it drive and some complexity.FinishBig and generous.CommentGreat balance and great character.

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