World's first Scots-Japanese whisky named after 'Scottish Samurai'
The whisky is a fusion of three different malts, two distilled in Scotland and a third from Japan.
The world’s first Scottish-Japanese whisky has been revealed in Aberdeen.
The whisky is a fusion of three different malts, two distilled in Scotland and a third from the Hanyu region of Japan.
The blend, which will sell for up to £1100 a bottle, was revealed at the Maritime Museum on Monday.
It has been named after Thomas Blake Glover, a Victorian industrialist known as the "Scottish Samurai".
Glover was born in Aberdeenshire and played a key role in the modernisation of 19th century Japan.
Alex Bruce, managing director of Adelphi, the firm which blended The Glover, said: “We wanted the final whisky to present the unique flavours of both casks, but also to be even more than the sum of its parts.
“We added a drop of whisky from Glen Garioch Distillery in homage to Thomas Glover’s home in Fraserburgh to complete the flavour profile.”
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