SKU No: 08956700021154

Usquaebach” (Oos: Ke: Bah), the “water of life,” welcomes to its range of historic,  artisanal blends a Scotch whisky with power, richness, and elegance – the first new release from…

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Usquaebach” (Oos: Ke: Bah), the “water of life,” welcomes to its range of historic,  artisanal blends a Scotch whisky with power, richness, and elegance – the first new release from the brand in over 22 years: Usquaebach “An Ard Ri” Cask Strength Blended Malt Scotch Whisky.  Presented in Usquaebach’s timeless “flagon”  bottle, this offering is the perfect gift or a necessary  purchase for the serious collector.

“An Ard Ri” – “The High King” in Gaelic – is an expertly crafted blend of over 20 single malt whisky casks from the Highlands. Each cask is curated at a young age and tendered by  the patient hands of our master blender until reaching perfection. These whiskies are tasted  individually many times until each cask’s matura-tion is complete. The result is a harmonious blend with depth, finesse, and structure – a true high king of the Scotch whisky world.

Our “An Ard Ri” – a combination of only single malt whiskies from with no grain added to soften its power. This exemplary offering is blended and bottled at a cask strength of 57.1%,  capturing the true essence of Scotch whisky. The  final blend is married and finished in sherry casks for an additional layer of flavor. Crafted from a variety of aged malts, the oldest of which is 21 Years of age, our “An Ard Ri” carries a long and  textured finish that will satisfy any whisky drinker.

Upon nosing, notes of rich pipe tobacco and freshly tanned leather dominate the senses –  candied figs and plums balance nicely with the mild smoke. The palette entertains with spicy  cinnamon and warm, baked pears, along with a  tannic edge and deep dark chocolate sweetness. The  finish is luxurious and polished – surprising for a blend malt at cask strength.


Usquaebach Cask Strength 2016 Release Blended Malt Scotch Whiskey Tasting Notes

Strength: Commanding at 57.1% AB
Appearance: Rich Amber
Nose: Aromatic, intense spice, dark chocolate, hints of coffee, full malt.
Body: Deep, textured, rich and powerful
Wood: bourbon barrels and sherry cask
Palate: Unabashed full flavor, spiced caramel, pears, hints of chocolate.
Finish: Luxurious, long, the strength of the whisky is prominent and polished. Smooth yet lingering

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