Just to clairfy, even though single malts must come from a single distillery and the practice in Scotch is for independent bottlers to disclose the distiller, not all independent bottlers do. There are independently bottled malts like Finlaggan, Smokehead and others that are labeled single malt but not disclosed and Scotch fans play the same guessing games with them that Bourbon fans do with the latest from KBD. Unlike with Bourbon however, for Scotch, the more common practice, by a long shot, is for independents to openly and forthrightly disclose the distillery.
oh well, they have the better system and we have the better whiskey which has the added benefit of also usually being less expensive.
at least there's that... (sorry for the thread drift).
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