Islay single malt scotch

Islay Whisky is Scotch whisky produced on Islay or Ìle in Gaelic, on the west coast of Scotland. Islay is one of five whisky distilling localities protected by law in Scotland. The taste is like salted meat, stewy plums, and some saline minerality. Soft, sweet, and gentle, with a salty edge.

There are presently nine working distilleries on Islay, with two more planned to open in the next years. The first recorded distillery was Bowmore, founded in 1779, while the most recent was Ardnahoe, established in 2018.

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