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The Half Century Blend Batch 1 (The Blended Whisky Company) Review

Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 6 Released in late 2016 this Half Century Blend, containing whiskies aged over 50 years and is one i was seriously excited about when the sample arrived.

Sweet, fruity and juicy and with an air of elegance, theres typical dunnage warehouse like notes and great wood influence, this is a tasty dram and one that has a real feel of quality about it, for me well worth the £600ish price tag.

Pop over to Master of Malt if this is up your street.

Many thanks to Maverick Drinks for the official sample.

Tasting Notes & Details


Straight up there's that old dunnage warehouse note, dusty untreated wood, earthy notes, almost smells cold and damp, the fruits, rich and full, raisins and apples, a touch of airfix glue from the grain, plum and blueberry vaping eliquid and a touch of vanilla slice, custard, pastry and icing.


A fruity explosion, tangy mango and star fruit, juicy fruit chewing gum and starburst (opal fruits), really malty a cold ovaltine milkshake, gentle wood spices creep in too.


Quite full on spicy and oak woody notes, juicy fruit chewing gum

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: The Half Century Blend Batch 1 (The Blended Whisky Company)
Age: 50
ABV: 45.50
Distiller: Maverick Drinks
Bottler: Maverick Drinks
Type: Blend
From: Scotland, No Defined Scottish Region
Posted: 23/01/2017 by Tom

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