Royal Brackla 16

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Thanks to /u/cpfselfbuilt for this sample.

Michael Jackson once said that Royal Brackla was in Speyside. Most other reviewers placed it in the Highlands though, making our future discussions of whisky.

I’ve never reviewed a Royal Brackla, unlike the former King of Reviewers. I seem to have missed this Bacardi owned whisky, and should fix that.

The reason they are royal? In 1835 (an okay year, everyone here will attest to) they became supplier to King William IV, aka “King Willie Style”, known for his dope beats… Let’s not Wikipedia that. He died two years later, but I think it’d be mean to blame the whisky.

Since then it’s been rebuilt, sold, expanded, closed for 6 years in the 80s (good move, given the 80s), part of the Flora & Fauna series, part of United Distillers in time to be a Rare Malt, and then sold to Bacardi (though not…

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