Episode 26

Published on:

2nd Oct 2020

Episode 26: Aberlour 12 Year

Episode 26 features Aberlour 12 Year Double Cask Matured Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Bottled at 40% ABV, or 80 proof.

Enjoy this episode with a dram of Aberlour neat.

Aberlour's official website: https://www.aberlour.com/en-us/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1879 - Distillery founded by James Fleming
  • 1892 - Sold to Robert Thorne & Sons
  • 1898 - Distillery burned and the aging whiskey went with it
  • 1921 - Sold to WH Holt & Sons Ltd.
  • 1945 - Sold to Campbell Distillers
  • 1974 - Campbell and Aberlour acquired by Pernod Ricard
  • 2001 - Merged into Chivas Brothers Holdings group within Pernod
  • 2001 - New visitor center opened

Key Cocktails:

Drink this whisky neat, with a few drops of water if you like.


Wikipedia article on Aberlour

Wikipedia article on Scotch Whisky

Scotchwhisky.com reference

Whisky.com database reference

Caskers the story behind the scotch

Detail on Scotch Whisky casks and barrels

Vinepair article on scotch cooperage

Whisky.com Youtube review

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Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur
Podcast dedicated to drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits.
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Built on the premise of drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits, each episode features consistent tastings and much more. The featured spirit's backstory is covered, including history of production, marketing, availability, notable events for the spirit, as well as personal stories on enjoyment.

This podcast features new episodes at least weekly, and is the work of host Matt Birchard, who created the podcast as a way to keep a new year's resolution to himself - which was to drink more!

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Matthew Birchard

I'm a fan of distilled spirits, and marketer by trade. Native of Portland, Oregon, USA.