"Although it lies not twenty miles from Edinburgh's great castle and the bustle of the Royal Mile, Glenkinchie's quiet surroundings make this tranquil place seem more remote.This is rolling farm country, perfect for growing barley and described by Robert Burns as "the most glorious corn country I have ever seen".
"Because of its closeness to Scotland's capital city, the distillery is a famed stopping point on the tourist trail" and the proud producer of what is commonly known as "The Edinburgh Maltâ" the pale, dry aperitif of choice for polite society. It has also long been the favorite Lowland malt of the blenders, and so always in great demand.
"One of the best-known Lowlanders. The typical regional character is there in its soft grassiness. Perhaps more like lemon grass? Then spicier, with cinnamon and ginger, in a lively finish.– Michael Jackson, whisky writer and expert." - Malts.com