Braeval 12 year old Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
A special Single Sherry Cask bottling of Braeval Distillery 12 year old Single Malt Whisky. When first released in 2013 all the proceeds went to the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.
The label on the bottle and presentation tube shows a picture of a Spitfire by artist Dugald Cameron.
Bottled at 46.8% alcohol strength with no chill-filtration, the result is a very special Single Sherry Cask bottling:
Only 762 bottles have been released with the label depicting the hand-drawn Spitfire LO-Q courtesy of Scottish artist Professor Dugald Cameron, formerly Head of Glasgow School of Art.
This very Spitfire featured was flown by Sandy Johnstone of 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron during the Battle of Britain
Braeval 12 year old Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Tasting Notes :-
Revs up – sweetly citric and butterscotched on the nose – with a palate taking off into macerated fruit, honey, cinnamon and camphor – soaring to a finish of vanilla, barley and biscuits.
Braeval Whisky Distillery & Story
Located 20 miles south of Aberfeldy along the A95 then B9008. The Braeval (bre-vaal) for its first 20 years known as the “Braes of Glenlivet”. However, the name was changed to avoid confusion with “The Glenlivet” in 1994.
Virtually all production goes for blending in Chivas blends, there are no distillery bottlings. However, Braeval as a single malt whisky appears by independent bottlers.
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