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William Grant was born on 19 December in his father's house in Dufftown. There he was appointed as a clerk and then manager and learned the distilling trade. After about twenty years, Grant left his job at the Mortlach distillery and bought a field near Balvenie Castle. He then drew up plans for his distillery , and the foundation stone was laid in the autumn of In early work began to convert an 18th-century mansion Balvenie New House into a distillery. In , The Balvenie's Global Brand Ambassador, David Laird presented an online documentary series about the making of malt whisky, shot in and around the Balvenie Distillery.
Balvenie produces whisky in a traditional style. The use of locally grown barley is preferred, and it is floor-malted. In May The Balvenie commenced selling their triple cask range. These whiskies have been matured in three distinct cask types: Oloroso sherry butts, first fill bourbon barrels, and traditional whisky casks.
These can be characterised by subtle spice and honeycomb flavours. In this range are:. This range is currently only available to international travellers through the duty-free section of airports. Some Balvenie offerings have received awards at spirits ratings competitions. All of us at whiskymerchants. Published 8 times a year Whisky Magazine is the perfect complement to the dram in your glass. Every issue brings you fascinating articles on the art, science and romance of the 'water of life',.
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