The Balvenie DCS Compendium Chapter 3 Divulges Whisky-Making Secrets

 - Oct 24, 2017
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The Balvenie, one of the world's finest whisky producers, has released the third iteration of a five bottle collection called the 'DCS Compendium Chapter 3: The Secrets of the Stock Model,' and the extremely rare bottles are a testament to the strategic thinking that characterizes age-statement whisky. Crafted by The Balvenie Malt Master David C. Stewart, MBE, the collection is both a testament to his life in whisky and an explanation of the decision making that comes into play when managing maturation processes and stocks.

The whiskies in the DCS Compendium Chapter 3 range in age, with the youngest at 13 years and the oldest at 55 years. With decades of careful thought behind each of the bottles, the collection is akin to a complex strategy game, like chess played across time. From deciding on the particular stock to bottle to guiding the flavor profile of the mercurial liquid, The Balvenie's newest collection has been configured with the utmost care and forethought.