Thanks to /u/xile_ for the sample.
In recent history we say the definition of a blended malt and a blend get blurry. And the amount of times I’ve had to explain it has now gotten to a point where I’m considering commissions of a tattoos on my body to make it easier and save me time.
Thus when poured a sample of Collectivum XXVIII completely blind, getting it incorrect in my guess (yeah, I know, you’re all surprised) and then finding out, I realize that it’s time to say it again:
A Blended malt is a blend made without any grain whisky. Grain whisky takes longer in the cask and typically different wine casks to get it to be flavourful. A blended whisky has grain whisky in it.
So Collectivum XXVIII is made up of 28 different malts, all owned by Diageo.
Yes. You read that correctly. It’s made up…
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