Fettercairn 32 year old Mythical Beasts
This superb single malt Scotch whisky was bottled by Spiritfilled as a part of their Mythical Beasts series of whiskies. Truly unique and rare to find dram - not very often we come across such a jewel. On the nose, Fettercairn 32 is rich and complex, with notes of dark chocolate, coffee, and dried fruit. The palate is smooth and luxurious, with flavors of caramel, honey, and a hint of spice. The finish is long and warming, with a gentle sweetness that lingers on the tongue.
- Release: The Dryad
- Distillery: Fettercairn
- Age: 32 Years Old
- Region: Highlands
- Cask Type: Single cask bourbon hogshead
Alcohol by Volume: 48.6%
- Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration
- Limited Edition: 98 bottles
Fettercairn distillery was founded in 1824, just a year after the enactment of the Excise Act 1823. The founders of the distillery went bankrupt and sold their estate, including the distillery, in 1830. It operated for some 60 years before being destroyed by a fire. The distillery underwent a massive refurbishment between 1887 and 1890 and was sold again in 1923 and 1939.
The 1939 acquisition saw Fettercairn become part of the Associated Scottish Distillers Limited (ASD) whom, at their height, controlled Bruichladdich, Benromach, Glenury Royal and other distilleries. ASD ceased trading in 1954 and Fettercairn was sold again and again until 1973 when Whyte & Mackay took it over. By this point, Fettercairn's malting floors had been decommissioned some 13 years earlier.
In 1989 a visitor center was opened just as the industry as a whole recovered from a slump in demand that saw many distilleries close down. The Whyte & Mackay group was sold in 2007 and again in 2014 to its current owners: Emperador brands from the Philippines.