A 1979 vintage Port Ellen, bottled by independent bottlers Douglas Laing in July 2000 as part of their Old Malt Cask series. The distillery was one of many victims of the cull of 1983 and has gained a cult following, with bottlings being extremely sought after.
A 1957 bottle of Glenlossie from independent bottlers Cadenhead's,bottled at 21 years of age. This was awarded an impressive 92 points by Malt Maniac Serge Valentin, who commented it had notes of ginger, liquorice and tangerine.
An old Connoisseurs Choice bottling of whisky from Lochside, released back in the 1980s when Gordon & Macphail still used the, even for the day, retro looking brown livery. This was distilled in 1966 and aged for 21 years, and should be packed full of Lochside's trademark fruitiness.
A Port Ellen from the early days of the Old Malt Cask series, this is one of a string of single cask PE's that really put Douglas Laing on the map as an independent bottler. The company had vast stocks of Port Ellen after buying it in bulk for their blends, and were able to capitalise on the success of the Rare Malts bottlings which had made the distillery hugely sought-after.
An old bottling of 1979 vintage Port Ellen from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Old Malt Cask series. Distilled in February, this was aged in a single cask for 21 years before 330 bottles were yielded in August 2000. The distillery sadly closed in 1983 and bottles are heavily sought-after.
A 1957 bottle of Glenlossie from independent bottlers Cadenhead's, bottled at 21 years of age. This was awarded an impressive 92 points by Malt Maniac Serge Valentin, who commented it had notes of ginger, liquorice and tangerine.
The 2001 bottling for The Ardbeg Committee, Ardbeg's fan club. This one is part of a limited release matured for at least 21 years at the distillery, the youngest spirit being distilled just before its early 80s closure.
A very special edition of Springbank 21yo bottled only for directors & staff, this was the first bottling done to commemorate the new millennium, meaning the whisky in the bottle would have been distilled in the 1970s.