Girvan Patent Still No.4 Apps Single Grain Scotch Whisky

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

‘Apps’ is a distillery term for ‘Apparatus’ and No.4 Apps at Girvan Distillery has been producing ‘vacuum distilled’ spirit since the column still was installed in 1992, including the spirit which matured into this Single Grain Scotch Whisky.

The reduced pressure results in distillation at lower temperatures producing a very pure and fruity grain spirit. This is then matured in a mix of first-fill American white oak and refill American oak casks.

Girvan Patent Still No.4 Apps is bottled without the addition of caramel colouring.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 14/04/2014


Clear, very pale straw yellow.


Milk chocolate, vanilla fudge and toffee with peach, ripe banana, pear drops and white pepper spice.


Slightly sweet vanilla fudge, honey and milk chocolate powder is dried by subtle oak and youthful peppery spice.


Vanilla fudge, chocolate and cracked black pepper spice.

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