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Cragganmore 12 years Distillers Edition


Flavour

spicy fresh


Location

Flag of ScotlandScotland, Speyside


Type

Single Malt


€50

Price indication

Facts about the whisky

Cask

Port Cask

ABV

40%

Type

single malt

Aged

12

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About the distillery

Distillery

Cragganmore

Cragganmore distillery is located in the Speyside region of Scotland, and it was founded in 1869 by John Smith. The distillery sits in a small valley beside the Craggan More Hill, which is where its name comes from. Cragganmor whisky is often described as having a rich and complex flavour profile. This is due to the distillery's use of unusually shaped stills, which have a flat top and a flat base, and a long neck that increases the amount of copper contact during distillation. Cragganmore was the first distillery to be built in the Speyside region after the Excise Act of 1823 legalized whisky distillation. The distillery is also one of the few in Scotland to have retained its own floor maltings, which is where the barley is germinated before being used in the whisky-making process. Cragganmore produces a range of single malt whiskies, including a 12-year-old, a 20-year-old, and a Distillers Edition, which is finished in port casks. The 12-year-old is the most widely available expression, and it is often praised for its balance of sweetness and smokiness.

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About the Cragganmore 12 years Distillers Edition

Cragganmore 12 years Distillers Edition is a Single Malt whisky originating from Scotland. The whisky is distilld in the region Speyside. Expect a spicy and fresh taste. Aged in a Port Cask cask. Read all about this whisky on Distilld!