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Blue Hanger 7 launches as US exclusive

Limited to only 3,088 bottles, the new variant of Blue Hanger comprises one hogshead of Bruichladdich 1992, one butt of Bunnahabhain 1990, four hogsheads of Miltonduff 1997 and two hogsheads of Bunnahabhain Moine (peated) 2006.

According to Doug McIvor; “This exceptional and very limited blended malt is just as impeccably turned out as William ‘Blue’ Hanger himself, with bewitching aromas of orange peel, melon skin, vanilla and peat-smoke. Hints of sandalwood, leather and moist pipe tobacco emerge augmenting the experience. The smokiness is firm but not dominant, allowing the fruit notes to frolic. The palate is luscious and complex, building with sweet fruity intensity and finishing with lingering peat-smoke and a spicy edge.”

As with every expression of Blue Hanger, the strength is 45.6%, in recognition of the original Berry Bros. blend which was bottled at 20 below proof. Blue Hanger 7 is only available in the USA at SRP $99.99.

18 September 2013 - Felicity Murray, editor