Purchasing and bottling whisky made at another distillery is a long-standing practice, although it often leads to confusion. Only a company that has distilled the whisky itself can use the term “distilled by” on its label, but phrases like “produced by” are allowed if the whisky has been purchased by a third party. Many producers choose to disclose additional information about their whisky’s sources, but not everyone is completely upfront. How important is it to know who made the whisky in the bottle? Whisky Advocate’s editors debate.
Grains like corn and rye have to be converted into mash and beer before they’re ready for the still.
This tasting features 2 distinctive blended scotch whiskies from Dewar’s that truly showcase how this brand uniquely utilizes multi-cask aging and maturation.