OUR ARCHIVE As David has added new expressions to The Balvenie range, some others have been retired. You can read about these past, and now rare, Balvenie single malts in our whisky archive.

Crafting our Range

THE BALVENIE is a range of single malts crafted by Malt Master David Stewart. Each expression is unique, but all are rich, luxuriously smooth and underpinned by a distinctive honeyed character. Understanding his craft like few others, David uses different cask types and ages of spirit, to develop exquisite, new interpretations of The Balvenie's classic character.

DoubleWood

The Balvenie DoubleWood Aged 12 Years

The Balvenie DoubleWood is a 12 year old single malt which gains its distinctive character from being matured in two wood types.

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Caribbean Cask

The Balvenie Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years

Caribbean Cask has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, and then ‘finished’ in casks that previously held Caribbean rum.

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DoubleWood

The Balvenie DoubleWood Aged 17 years

To craft DoubleWood 17 Year Old Malt Master David Stewart, who celebrated his 50th year at The Balvenie in 2012, returned to one of his most celebrated achievements – consecutive maturation in two different types of cask, a process often referred to as ‘cask finishing’.

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PortWood

The Balvenie PortWood Aged 21 Years

To create The Balvenie PortWood Aged 21 Years, a marriage of rare Balvenie is transferred to port casks, or pipes, which have held fine port wines,

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Single Barrel First Fill

The Balvenie Single Barrel First Fill Aged 12 Years

The Balvenie Single Barrel First Fill has been aged in a first fill, ex-bourbon cask for at least 12 years. Almost all Scotch Whisky is matured in casks previously used by Bourbon distillers. When brought to Scotland and used for the very first time they are known as ‘First Fill’.

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Single Barrel 15

The Balvenie Single Barrel 15 Aged 15 Years

The Balvenie Single Barrel is a 15 year old single malt which is drawn from a single traditional oak whisky cask of a single distillation.

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Thirty

The Balvenie Thirty Aged 30 Years

The Balvenie Thirty is a rare and especially fine single malt for which David Stewart selects only exceptional casks that were laid down over thirty years ago,

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Forty

The Balvenie Forty Aged 40 Years

To create Batch One of only 150 bottles of The Balvenie Forty, Malt Master David Stewart has skilfully married together small amounts of The Balvenie matured in 4 refill hogsheads and 3 sherry butts that have lain in our warehouses for at least forty years,

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Fifty

The Balvenie Fifty Aged 50 Years

The Balvenie Fifty was matured in a European oak sherry hogshead, rarely used today in whisky making,

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Tun 1401

The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5

The Balvenie Tun 1401 takes its name from the traditional wooden tun in which it is married. Delicate spice and oak. Bottled at a strength of 50.1%,

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