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Brora 1978 40 Year Old 200th Anniversary Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review

Whiskey: Brora 1978 40 Year Old 200th Anniversary Single Malt Scotch

A limited-edition single malt from Brora, released in 2019 to celebrate the distillery's 200th anniversary, ahead of its reopening in 2020. Matured for 40 years in American oak hogsheads.

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Size: 700ML

Proof: 98.4 (49.2% ABV)

Age: 40 Year

Origin: Scotland

Distillery: Brora distillery

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Detailed Description

This limited edition single malt was distilled at Brora distillery in 1978 during an era when the distillery produced a peated malt using heavily peated northern Highland barley. This expression from the soon-to-be-revived distillery has been bottled at 40 years old to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original opening date. Limited to just 1,819 bottles – which also happens to be the year Brora was founded – this edition is bottled at 49.2% abv.

Brora 1978 40 Year Old 200th Anniversary Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: Rich sweet fruit, ripe figs and fire and brimstone.

Palate: Smooth, lightly waxy texture with a powerful, rich, darkly sweet notes, becoming savoury then finally smoky.

Finish: Long and lingering with plumes of peat smoke.

Distillery Information

The Brora distillery was built in 1819 by the Marquess of Stafford, although it was known as "Clynelish" until the opening of the Clynelish Distillery in 1968, whereupon the name of the original Clynelish was changed to "Brora". Between May 1969 and July 1973, Brora produced a heavily peated whisky to supply for blending; this was done to cover a shortage of Islay whisky caused by a drought in that region. Most of the whisky produced as Brora after 1973 is in the lightly peated Highland style.

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