If you believe in the idea of the “angel’s share,” the portion of whisky angels take as the golden liquid evaporates in its cask, then you’ll know there must be some very happy cherubs hovering above the Balvenie 50, the newest addition to the The Scotch Library’s remarkable collection.

Honored to be the only Arizona location to acquire a bottle, The Scotch Library is now offering the Balvenie 50 to our selection of over 200 single malt and blended Scotch whiskies.

scotch-library-header2Only 85 bottles of the Balvenie 50 were produced and only ten bottles will be sent to the United States. Bottled from cask 5576, a European oak sherry hogshead, the Balvenie 50 is described as a wonderfully fragrant and floral whisky, which is velvety sweet with a beautifully balanced combination of sweet citrus notes and gentle hints of honey, spice and oak.

The Balvenie 50 has joined?The Scotch Library?s more than 200 selections of single malt and blended Scotch whiskies, which includes the exclusive Glenfiddich 50 Single Malt and Royal Salute 62 Royal Salute 62 Gun Salute. The Scotch Library is open from 5 -9 p.m. nightly.

For those who wish to further improve their understanding of Scotch, the Resort hosts “An Evening of Scotches” at 6 p.m. each Friday at the Library’s Ambassador’s Table. In addition to sampling three selections of Scotch, guests will have the opportunity to learn about differences between the labels, unique aspects of the various whisky regions of Scotland, and various ways to drink Scotch. The Resort also hosts scheduled Master Tastings, hour-long events that feature an expert from one of the leading Scotch producers. Information: 480-624-1202.