Glenfarclas, in the heart of Speyside, remains owner operated by the founding family, they have cherished the skills and traditions of fine Malt whisky making for over 165 years, handing them down through six generations. The finest of pure spring waters, malted barley and yeast combined with the unique size and shape of the copper pot stills, traditional distillation methods, specially selected oak casks, and the style and location of the store rooms are all important factors in determining the final quality and unique character of Glenfarclas.
The finest barley, malted in the local area by specialist maltsters, is ground into ‘grist' in the five-roll Buhler mill, to be mixed with hot water in the impressive 16.5 tonne stainless steel semi-Lauter mash tun. The hot water enables the starches present in the grist to be converted into sugars, by the enzymes released during the malting process.
A rich golden amber with a luscious, unctuous oily oak character that's delicately peated. A finish that's gloriously sherry sweet, gently smokey, long and distinguished