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Big Bottle Night (BBN)

Attention Whisky Lovers — The Last Drop is here with The Double Mature 50 Year.

If you’ve ever wondered how we’ve amassed a collection of $3,000+ whiskies, you probably haven’t attended a Big Bottle Night (BBN). Think of it like a Kickstarter for whisky; members commit to an ounce at a discount to the eventual menu price. If enough members commit, we buy the bottle.

On October 27th, a representative of The Last Drop will be in town with their latest release: The Double Matured 50 Year. All 5 of the bottles we have brought in from them have been great and this one will not disappoint either.

The whisky is 50 year old, and was originally a blend of 50 different whiskies, which aged in an ex-Bourbon barrel for 30 years.  Most of the stock was released to the Asian Market as a 30 year luxury blend.  However, a small amount was kept back and refilled into 7 Hogshead barrels which previously held Oloroso Sherry.  It aged in those barrels for a period of 20 years (hence "double-matured') at a warehouse in the Scottish Lowlands. The whisky yielded only 898 bottles total which were bottled last year at 103.6 proof (51.8%ABV).

Jim Murray Rated this Whisky in the 2016 Whisky Bible. 97 points "Superstar Whisky" - Highest ever rating. "Scotch Blend of the Year”. "Best Blended Whisky 26-50 years”.


Earlier Event: October 24
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Later Event: October 31
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