Usquaebach (Oos: Ke: Bah) translates as “Water of Life” in Scottish Gaelic and is the origin of the modern-day word “whisky.” The brand was established in 1877, and today Usquaebach is handcrafted by a distinguished family-owned house specialized in the art of whisky blending.
Dedicated to tradition, quality & craft, Usquaebach’s renowned Master Blender selects the finest single malts and aged grain whiskies from the most reputable distillers in the Scottish Highlands. With his collection of hand-selected single malt casks, the Master Blender creates four unique scotch expressions offering a range of flavors, all with balance and complexity.
Usquaebach ‘An Ard Ri’ (“The High King” in Gaelic) Cask Strength is an expertly crafted blend of over 20 single malt whisky casks from the Highlands. Every cask is curated by Usquaebach’s Master Blender and tended to until it has reached perfection and the cask’s maturation is complete. Crafted from a variety of aged malts, the oldest of which is 21 years of age, the final blend of Usquaebach Cask Strength is married and finished in sherry casks.
Produced in extremely limited quantities. We encourage you to enjoy neat in a proper nosing glass with a few drops of purified water to achieve the optimal experience.
Packaged in a distinctive “trophy” case.
Strength: 57.1% ABV
Appearance: Deep Copper
NOSE: Raw cacao. Toasted almonds. Freshly baked pastries. Stewed cherries.
PALATE: Dark fudge. Worn leather. Sherried wood.
FINISH: Luxurious, prominent with dark chocolate & hazelnut praline.