Single malt Scotch is a small segment of Scotland’s whisky production, though when bottled, it is considered some of the highest quality Scotch in the world. This spirit is typically aged longer than blended versions and must be made at one distillery with one type of grain. Single malt Scotch varies in flavor and aroma depending on the region in which it is distilled. Islay Scotch, for example, will display peaty characteristics, while a single malt from Speyside is likely to be light and earthy or rich in flavor.
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