Monday, October 04, 2021


William Grant & Sons, has announced the launch of a new expression from its Speyside based Balvenie Distillery.

The Balvenie Week of Peat 17 Year Old (49.4% ABV) is a peated single malt Scotch whisky, which is initially available exclusively from William Grant & Sons new website.

The Balvenie Week of Peat 17 Year Old

The Balvenie Week of Peat 17 Year Old, is the latest addition to the brands Stories range; a collection of single malts that celebrates human stories of endeavour and unexpected twists, as told by its craftsmen at the distillery in Dufftown, Scotland.

The Week of Peat, is an evolution of The Balvenie Peat Week Aged 14 Years, which launched globally in 2019. It was originally inspired by distillery manager Ian Millar installing a peat burner at Balvenie. For one week each year, the distillery creates peated whisky using Speyside peat, the result is said to be a classic Balvenie expression, balancing sweet peat smoke with notes of citrus and honey.

Commenting on the launch, Gemma Paterson, Global Brand Ambassador for The Balvenie, said: “The Balvenie Distillery is built on the stories that are told from one generation of craftsmen to the next. The Week of Peat 17 year old is a great example of this and is a classic Balvenie with added smoky, peaty notes underpinned by the distinctively honeyed character of The Balvenie This is a limited release that is sure to excite fans of The Balvenie and single malt drinkers in general.”

The Balvenie Week of Peat 17 Year Old, is now available from for a RRP of £115.00. 

Posted by Steve Rush