Aultmore distillery was completed in 1896, and was powered by a water wheel until 1898 when a steam engine was fitted. This engine was in almost continuous use for nearly 70 years, and was only decommissioned in 1969 when electricity was finally introduced to the distillery. Aultmore had only been in operation for a couple of years when the in ... Read More »
A 1997 vintage whisky from Aultmore, bottled by the folks at Gordon & Macphail from their incredible stocks of whisky. Seldom seen in the wild, with most of the production going into Dewar's blends, this is a sherried example from this underestimated distillery.
A 1982 Aultmore from industry veterans Berry Brothers and Rudd. Almost all of the distillery's output goes into the Dewar's blends, so it's good to see great bottlings like this one getting out into the wild.
One of the first releases from independent bottler Square Barrel, named for the bespoke square casks they use to finish their whisky. This Aultmore spent most of its 16 years in a regular sherry cask before being transferred to a square barrel built from a first fill sherry cask to finish.
A 16 year old Aultmore bottled to celebrate the distillery's 100th anniversary. It's a rare limited edition release and comes in at an eye-watering 63% abv. From the colour, it's probably safe to assume this was from a sherry cask.