Ballechin is a recent development from the Edradour distillery, consisting of releases of young, peated whisky matured in different styles of wine cask.
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The 6th release of Ballechin, the heavily peated spirit that the folks at Edradour sometimes make. This one eschews the more fancy finishes of the rest of the range and was matured in a bourbon cask, for a straight down the line example of their peated malt.
Ballechin is the name given to the heavily peated whisky produced at Edradour Distillery. The barrels used for maturation vary with each release. The seventh release has been fully matured in First Fill Bordeaux hogsheads.
The eight and final release in Ballechin's The Discovery Series. Matured in first fill Sauternes hogsheads throughout it's life, this was released in 2013. The next Ballechin to be released after this one, will be the 10 year old in Summer 2014, which will be the core expression going forward.