The Balvenie said on Monday that it would offer one of the most established whiskies ever accessible on the purchaser showcase: a 50-year-old scotch whisky sourced from a portion of the most seasoned segments of its stocks.
Yet, it comes at a high cost: $38,000 for a 750ml jug.
Called The Balvenie Fifty: Marriage 0962, the articulation is sourced from four American Oak barrels each matured 50 years or more, and after that mixed together.
What’s more, it’s not the first from the refinery. In 1987, The Balvenie sold its initial 50-year variation that was initially refined in 1937, a discharge that came when incredibly old vintages were relatively obscure. It likewise appeared multi year-old variations in 2002, 2012, and 2014.
“Wedding matured whisky stocks is without a doubt a standout amongst the most difficult, yet charming aspects of my part,” malt ace David C. Stewart said in an announcement. “This was an opportunity to investigate the uttermost spans of our valuable matured stocks and perceive how their limits could be controlled and joined… The making of Marriage 0962 took a very long time of tolerance to finish, as we’re managing fluids with boundaries in ABV, taste and age. It’s few out of every odd day I get the chance to work with fluids of such age.”
Concerning how it tastes, The Balvenie says the whisky “consolidates malt and oak with dark colored sugar, toffee and ground ginger on the nose, trailed by facilitate oaky notes, maple syrup, tart citrus and great sugary Balvenie sweetness to taste. It included that “the complete is long and waiting, with dried natural products, and vanilla oaky flavor notes.”
Packaged at 41.6% ABV, the whisky is accessible now in the U.S. at select retailers.