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Gleann Dubh 16 Year Old PEATED whisky

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  • Gleann Dubh "The Dark Glen" Peated 16 year old single malt whisky -Bottle and box
  • Gleann Dubh "The Dark Glen" Peated 16 year old single malt whisky -Bottle front -
$175.00

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2023 Silver Medal Winner| Canadian Whisky Awards

Discover the enigmatic charm of Gleann Dubh, Gaelic for "The Dark Glen," a 16-year-old single malt that is as rich in history as it is in flavor. Crafted in the serene valleys of Cape Breton, this whisky embodies the spirit of its namesake - a tribute to glens everywhere, from the Scottish Highlands to the far reaches of the world. 

A Tale of Triumph: The journey of Gleann Dubh mirrors a saga of resilience and identity. Glenora Distillery, in its pursuit to uphold its heritage, faced a landmark legal challenge over the use of "Glen" in its brand name. This battle, fought with tenacity and passion, culminated in a historic victory at the Supreme Court of Canada. Gleann Dubh stands as a testament to this triumph, a symbol of rightful pride and unyielding spirit. 

The Dark Glen: The name "Gleann Dubh" is not just a nod to the picturesque valley but also to the distinctive character of this whisky. As the "black sheep" of the whisky world, Glenora embraced its uniqueness by crafting a darker, peated whisky. Gleann Dubh, with its smoky and robust profile, is the embodiment of this bold and defiant spirit. 

A Symphony of Flavors: This exquisite whisky harmoniously blends traditional malt flavors with a distinct citrus zest, thanks to its peated malt. Aged for 16 years, it develops a rich, silky mouthfeel, with the peat's intensity mellowing to reveal a complex array of oak spice, vanilla, and coconut. 

Nature's Whisper: Beyond its bold character, Gleann Dubh is a celebration of its environment. The nearby apple orchards, lush forests, and heather fields lend their subtle influences, infusing the whisky with notes of apple blossom, maple syrup, and a delicate sweetness. 

Savor the Rebellion: Gleann Dubh, "The Dark Glen," invites you to experience the unconventional. Whether you're a connoisseur of peated whiskies or exploring this style for the first time, this whisky promises a journey of discovery. Embrace the dark, embrace the defiant - enjoy "The Dark Glen." 

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3 Reviews

  • 5
    Glenn Dubh

    Posted by Jenni Kerteston on 2023 Aug 10th

    I bought this as a birthday gift for my partner, and I have to say, we were really impressed! It had a really nice peaty, peppery flavour, and had that warm feeling, yet it was nice and smooth! Well done!!

  • 5
    The Dark Glen

    Posted by Karlis Jansons on 2022 Nov 21st

    Very smooth and rich. Peaty enough to know it's there, but not in your face. Nice character and smooth finish.

  • 5
    Gleann Dubh "The Dark Glen" Peated 16 Year Old Whisky

    Posted by Brent Scheer on 2022 Oct 28th

    I have never been disappointed with a single malt whiskey from Glenora Distillers...Another excellent whiskey...Great Job!

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