Balblair

  • Balblair distillery was founded in 1790 and is located in Edderton, Ross-shire, Scotland
  • It was rebuilt in 1895 by the designer Charles C. Doig to be closer to the Edderton Railway Station on the Inverness and Ross-shire Railway line
  • Region: Highland
  • Owned nowadays by InterBev (Inver House Distillers), a privately owned distiller whose distilleries include:
  1. Old Pulteney Distillery
  2. Knockdhu Distillery
  3. Speyburn Distillery
  4. Balmenach Distillery
October 22, 2016
Hankey Bannister Heritage Blend Scotch Whisky Review

Hankey Bannister Heritage Blended Scotch review

Hankey Bannister is a famous Blended Scotch Whisky brand by Inver House Distillers (owned by International Beverage Holdings Ltd.). The brand was established in London’s West End in 1757 – Beaumont Hankey and Hugh Bannister founded the company seeking to enter the wines and spirits business, and the hearts of […]
October 2, 2016
Compass Box Enlightenment

Compass Box Enlightenment review

Compass Box Enlightenment was made in the spirit of Compass Box’s Campaign for Scotch Whisky Transparency. You can read the backstory of this campaign from my Spice Tree review – long story short, production of Spice Tree had to be stopped because of Scotch Whisky Association’s ridiculous regulations (Fortunately they […]
July 8, 2015
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Balblair 1997 review

Few years ago, Balblair wanted to be different by replacing age-statement with vintages, like we are used to in wine. I got a chance to taste the 2nd release of Balblair Vintage 1997, matured in first fill American oak, Ex-Bourbon barrels since 1997. According to them, they are the oldest […]
August 4, 2014
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Balblair Vintage 1989 review

CHAMPAGNE of single malts Champagne of single malts. At least that’s what Ralfy said. That expression fits to my world as well, at least when it comes to movies. This is like Alfred Hitchcock’s movie Champagne. Not the best one, he’s done but a fair showing. Just like Vintage 1989 […]
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