For some unfathomable reason, Business Insider is covering alcoholic drinks in their finance section these days. Maybe it’s because finance isn’t a great traffic driver, or maybe they’ve run out of things to talk about in the world of finance. This oddity did, however, birth something I found interesting.Read More
Glenfarclas is one of the remaining family owned distilleries – in fact, the current owners are direct descendents of the original owners from the 1800s. They folks at Glenfarclas are known for using high-quality sherry casks to age their whisky, and their product ranges from a 10 year old drink to 21 years and more.
There's certainly not much splash behind the marketing for Glenfarclas, and the bottle isn’t all that impressive. I’m a bit of a whisky bottle snob, I admit, and while I like the fat whisky bottle Glenfarclas uses, the issue I have is the thick writing on the bottle that makes it look a little cartoonish. The thinner handwriting from the older bottles looked better (in my opinion). For this reason my Glenfarclas is hidden away near the back of my whisky cabinet. That's not necessarily a bad thing, as I’ve reached for it less often and thus been able to enjoy it for longer.Read More