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Good whiskey always contains history and long traditions. Twice as much is invested in the drink we will tell you about. Especially for lovers of malt drink, Highland Park has increased its collection dedicated to Bulgarian history.
Within about a year, the distillery presented three Bottles of limited series dedicated to legendary moments from the almost 14-century-old history of the Balkan state. Highland Park Single Cask Bulgaria 917 is the third final element in the exclusive series. The bottle is dedicated to the victory of King Simeon the Great in the Battle of Aheloy on August 20, 917.
The whiskey has been aged for 12 years in a 240-litre barrel of European oak sherry, first filling. The barrel is numbered #7238 and the alcohol content of the drink is 63.1%. Distilled in 2006 and bottled in 2019, it is only limited to 317 bottles.
The Highland Park Single Cask Bulgaria project is inspired by the fact that Bulgaria is one of the oldest countries in Europe, retaining its name, since its inception. The idea is unique worldwide as well as its theme.
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The series bottled by only one barrel – Single cask, are a highly valued and award-winning practice in the whiskey industry. The concept includes a series of 3 collector’s bottles which mark 3 key victories of the First Bulgarian Kingdom.
Highland Park Single Cask Bulgaria 681 marks the year in which the Byzantine Empire recognized the existence of the Bulgarian state after the victory of the proto-Bulgarians, led by Khan Asparuh. Highland Park Single Cask Bulgaria 811 is dedicated to the victory of Khan Krum over the troops of Byzantium.
Highland Park is a Scottish distillery founded in 1798, located in the Orkney archipelago. For more than 200 years it has managed to combine the old traditions and craftsmanship to achieve the perfect taste.