..as the world’s best. Jim Murray’s annual publication named Old Pulteney 21 Years as the champ. The single malt Scotch created in Wick, in the Highlands, scored 97.5 out of 100, which is a record.
Old Pulteney is not a common Scotch over here. However, a company called Interbev brings them in, and according to them, there’re plans to promote the brand locally.
According to the distillery, the £74.99, 46% ABV drink is a marriage of bourbon cask and sherry (American not European wood) cask-matured whisky.
According to Jim, ““Owned by a relatively-small company, without the financial muscle of the major whisky barons to market their malts on the global stage, I hope that this award helps Pulteney to become better known around the world; that is the whole point of my Whisky Bible, after all.”
The bible includes an astounding 2,100 new whisky releases!
Second and third places went to US bourbons George T Stagg, by Buffalo Trace Distillery, and Parker’s Heritage collection Wheated Mash Bill Bourbon, aged 10 years.
Look forward to seeing more OP around.