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Jamie Stewart

Jamie Stewart
Blended Scotch Whisky

Category: Blended Scotch

Date Tasted:
Country: Scotland
Alcohol: 40%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$15.99

Jamie Stewart
Blended Scotch Whisky

Category: Blended Scotch

Date Tasted:
Country: Scotland
Alcohol: 40%
Medium golden amber color. Floral aromas of orange blossom rice candy, sweet ginger, magnolia, and easter ham and olive oil with a round, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, medium-long poached apple with cinnamon, orange zest, panna cotta, and gingerbread and apricot finish. A light and nuanced blended scotch whisky with a great finish.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied & Spicy
Aroma Aroma: orange blossom rice candy, sweet ginger, magnolia, and Easter ham and olive oil
Taste Flavor: poached apple with cinnamon, orange zest, panna cotta, and gingerbread and apricot
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Bobby Burns, Rob Roy, Blood & Sand
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A light and nuanced blended scotch whisky with a great finish.

The Producer

Saranty Imports

The Producer
201 Tressor Blvd, Suite 500
Stamford, CT 06901
USA
1 301-547-0047

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Blended Scotch

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Serve in a Glencairn Scotch Whisky Glass
Blended Scotch whiskies require a mix of dozens of different malt whiskies to be combined with grain whisky in order to create the desired blend. The individual percentages of each malt whisky may be small, but each contributes its unique character to the blend. A blender will thus need to buy or produce a large amount of different malt whiskies in order to maintain the consistency of the blend. Thus, for a malt whisky distillery, the single malt may get all of the glory, but the blends ultimately pay the bills.