Glenallachie Meikle Toir - The Original One
'The Original' is their classic single malt that truly champions their peated pursuit. Crafted with mainland peat from St. Fergus, the flavor contribution is sweeter than what one might anticipate from coastal peat.
NOSE: Baking spices, burnt honey and espresso, with hazelnuts, smoked almonds and butterscotch.
TASTE: Sweet peat, rich chocolate and heather honey, with cinnamon, ginger and oak-smoked sugar.
About the Collection...
Meikle Toir, which translates to "Big Pursuit," is proudly presented by GlenAllachie Distillery. It welcomes individuals to a captivating world where the allure of Speyside elegance meets the bold embrace of mainland peat. Crafted with meticulous care and an unwavering commitment to quality, Meikle Toir introduces a remarkable collection of Peated Speyside Single Malt Whiskies. This collection encompasses four distinctive releases that encapsulate the diverse facets of this extraordinary marriage of flavors.
At Meikle Toir, the creation of exceptional Peated Speyside single malts stands as a testament to the expertise and dedication of their blending team, led by their Master Blender, Billy Walker. Their commitment to quality is exemplified through an intricate process that involves meticulous cask management and a lengthy fermentation period of 160 hours. This results in four distinct expressions that captivate the palate and evoke a sense of unparalleled enjoyment.
The Glenallachie Distillery
The Glenallachie Distillery is a single malt distillery located in the Speyside Region founded in 1967, which sits at the foot of Ben Rinnes. Previously, the distillery mainly produced whisky for blends however has since been relaunched as a distillery known for its fruity, single malt expressions. In July 2017, it was announced that Chivas Brothers agreed to sell GlenAllachie to former BenRiach MD Billy Walker, Trisha Savage and ex-Inver House Distillers MD Graham Stevenson, who came together to form The GlenAllachie Distillers Company. It is now one of Scotland's few independently owned and managed distilleries.