cannot be rushed. Our founder George Smith believed that The Glenlivet should be made unhurried as time and care created the highest quality and flavoursome whisky. Almost 200 years later, we’re still going slow and steady.
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THE MAKING OF THE WHISKY

Explore the process of making THE whisky

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The Importance of Oak

Traditional craftsmen use oak from around the world to make casks – key tools in the whisky-making process.

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What is Cask Strength?

Is it just a trend, does it have an impact on flavour and how can we enjoy this type of whisky to its fullest?

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Chill filtration: what it is and why we use it

This is the name of a process that is hotly debated by whisky aficionados. What does it mean and what does it do to your drink?

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World Whiskies

What’s the difference between whisky and whiskey? Irish and Scotch? Can we call Japanese whisky Scotch? How do Bourbon and Rye fit into all of this?

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The Whisky Regions of Scotland

Ever wondered why The Glenlivet from Speyside tastes different from whisky from other parts of Scotland?

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