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Sheep Dip Islay Blended Scotch Whisky

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An old West Country term, British farmers have long referred to whisky as Sheep Dip – an insecticide used to delouse sheep prior to sheering. There was a time when farmers distilled their own ‘home made’ whisky and in order to avoid paying taxes to the revenue man, they’d hide it in barrels marked Sheep Dip’.

Sheep Dip’s Islay Blended Malt Whisky is a unique blend of several single Islay malt whiskies, all of them distilled and matured on the southernmost Hebridean Island of Islay, one of Scotland’s oldest centers of distilling.

Its typical smoky character is derived from drying the barley over a traditional peat, prior to distilling. You will notice the distinctive presence of iodine, seaweed and salt which comes from its long maturation in oak barrels next to the Atlantic ocean. When drinking, add a small splash of spring water to open up all this whisky has to offer.
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Excellent Bottle

One of my current favorites

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Great beer with great shipping!

WoodFord Reserve

Great price, service was great. Shipping cost was higher than expected for the 3 bottles I bought.

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Great bourbon and great service

Old Reliable

Wonderful every day Bourbon. A great example of what BT as a whole is all about. Very rich and smooth, considering the proof and price point you can’t go wrong with this one!