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Learn more about blended malt whisky
Blended malt Scotch whisky, also known as vatted or pure malt whisky, is made from malted barely and requires the skilled process of blending together a number of malt whiskies to create a distinct whisky with its own characteristics. This type of whisky is dependent on a blender's skill that produces a blend with varying characteristics. Some vatted malt whiskies are the product of a whisky from the same distillery of various ages. However more commonly a vatted malt whisky is a blend of whisky from different distilleries. Where you may see 'pure malt', 'malt' or 'blended malt' on a bottle, it most certainly will be a vatted whisky.