A special bottling of Edradour 12yo. Songwriter Dougie Maclean has selected this single Oloroso cask from 1997 as part of the Homecoming celebrations and named it after his most famous song, Caledonia. This is the first in what will be an ongoing series from Edradour.
A great, but sadly neglected, Highlander, Blair Athol is one of the gems of the Flora & Fauna range. This expression has always tended towards the chunky, sherried style, with spices and oak adding complexity to rich maltiness. We felt that it was time to remind people about this over-looked dram.
A 12 year old bottling from Bladnoch. Aged in a sherry cask, this would have come from one of the first batches produced at Bladnoch since it reopened in 2000. This has the distillery's trademark lemon note with a hint of marmalade from the sherry cask maturation.
Distillery bottlings of Strathclyde Single Grain are incredibly rare. In fact this seems to be the first one we've ever had and there are none over on the Malt Maniacs' Monitor either! Aged for 12 years, this was bottled in 2013 by Chivas Brothers as part of their Cask Strength Edition series.
' Rounded yet delicate. Apples again, tingly spiciness. Fills and perfumes the mouth. Delicious...A classic example of a relatively light and fragrant whisky that has real complexity and a gorgeous feel. 8/10' Dave Broom, Whisky Magazine, Nov 2002
A 2013 addition to The Balvenie's range, as a younger sibling to the 15 year old single cask. This is exclusively matured in first fill bourbon casks and each bottle is part of a batch that is at most 300 bottles - all taken from the same cask.
The fresh young addition to the family, Port Askaig 12 year old was introduced at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2012 and is a delightfully vibrant, sooty, salty seaside dram perfect for autumn and winter hipflasks.
A younger blended malt from the Nikka family, Nikka Taketsuru is named after Masataka Taketsuru, who founded the company in 1934. World Whiskies Awards 2012 - Best Non-Scotch Blended Malt 12 years and under
A 12 year old bottling from Bladnoch, from the distillery which reopened in 2000. Aged in a sherry cask, this would have come from one of the first batches produced and comes with the distillery's sheep label.
A single pot still incarnation of Powers whisky, named for the now-defunct old Powers distillery. This is a very classy whiskey made using a combination of bourbon and oloroso sherry cask matured spirit. ONE BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER
Whisky Bible Awards 2012 - Irish Whiskey of the Year
One of the first whiskies off the Springbank bottling line at the beginning of the year - the 2014 edition of their rightly popular 12 year old cask strength. A touch of Springbank's trademark farmyardy smoke with a hit of rich sherried fruit thanks to the oloroso sherry cask matured whisky in the mix.