About Grant's Triple Wood Blended Scotch Whisky
In 2018, Grant's Triple Wood Blended Scotch Whisky replaced the Family Reserve as their flagship whisky. The recipe remains the same, with the whisky aged in 3 different casks: virgin oak for the spiciness, refill American oak for vanilla and smoothness, and ex-bourbon casks for the caramel sweetness and a rich, mellow palate. The whisky comes from various William Grant distilleries, including the Girvan distillery. Bottled at 80 proof, it's an approachable and versatile blended whisky that has garnered several awards, including a Gold Medal at the 2020 edition of the Ultimate Spirits Challenge.
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Once a cow herder, William Grant secretly learned the trade at the Mortlach Distillery where he was a bookkeeper for two decades. In 1887, William Grant resigned from his position and built his first, family-owned distillery in Scotland. At the time, it was operated by his family members – George Grant was the maltman, Charlie Grant handled the tuns, Alec Grant was the still-man – even his daughter Meta helped by bringing them lunch.
Possessing the ability to see the bigger picture, William Grant never stopped making whisky, not even during the Prohibition times when other distilleries were shutting their doors. Not Grant – he even increased production, knowing this too shall pass. Today, five generations have passed at William Grant & Sons, and among their many high-end brands, one can find Glenfiddich and The Balvenie as well as Grant's Whisky. The operation is still family-owned, run by Grant's descendants, and independent. With its own team of coopers, distillers, and maturation experts, Grant's Whisky makes premium, traditional whisky based on William Grant’s original recipe.
Scotch is the most popular whisky in the world and is considered the king of them all! There are five whisky regions in Scotland (six if you count the not officially recognized Islands), and each of them produces spirits with unique properties and distinct tasting notes. (The type of grain used determents the type of the scotch.)
Malt whisky is made of malted barley, and grain whisky uses other grains like corn or wheat. Most of the time, a whisky is blended from different distilleries hence the name blended scotch, but if a malt whisky is produced in a single distillery, we get something extraordinary called a single malt.
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