A cult malt with a sad story to tell. Originally known as Clynelish, this distillery became a victim of its own success when a new distillery was built alongside it to increase capacity only a few years before the slump of the late Seventies and early Eighties. The new distillery took over the name, and the old distillery was renamed and limpe ... Read More »
A 19 year old Brora from 1982, bottled in 2001 by Ian Macleod for their Chieftan's range of whiskies. Distilled only a year before the distillery closed down, this spent its life maturing in a sherry butt.
A cask strength release from the much-missed Brora, this was distilled in 1982, shortly before the distillery closed its doors for the last time. These Rare Malt bottlings are increasingly sought after nowadays.
The 6th bottling of Brora 30yrs from Diageo is another classic 1970s-style Brora, and standards are just as high as ever, with overt citrus and medicine cabinet notes. This is yet another fabulous release from this much-lamented extinct distillery, scoring 93 points from Whiskyfun's Serge Valentin.
This 1982 vintage Brora has been matured for 14 years and was bottled at cask strength by independent bottlers Cadenhead's in January 1997. Brora distillery was closed in 1983 and has been declared a heritage site.
This was the first ever official bottling of 25 year-old malt from the much-mourned Brora. Bottled for the 2008 Special Releases from Diageo after a string of 30yos in previous years. Jim Murray's Scotch of the Year in its category two years running.
Distilled in 1978, this Brora 32 year old is the oldest yet released by Diageo, and was introduced as part of the Special Releases for 2011. A marvellously complex nose with an intricate, medium-peated palate.
A 1981 vintage Brora from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 8th December, this was aged in a sherry butt for 23 years before being bottled on 27th April 2005.
A 1981 vintage Brora from independent bottler Signatory as part of their Cask strength Collection. Distilled on December 8, it was matured in sherry butt 1557 for 23 years, before 613 bottles were yielded on June 8 2005. The distillery sadly closed in 1983 and bottles are highly sought after.
A 22 year old Brora bottled by Douglas Laing for their Old Malt Cask range. A rare one this - bottled in March 1983, the same month that production ceased for good. A bottle from one of the last casks of spirit produced at this cult Highland distillery.
A 1981 vintage Brora released by independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask strength Collection series. Distilled on December 8, it was aged in sherry butt 1561 for 22 years before 611 bottles were yielded on October 6 2004.
A much sought after early 2000s bottling from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, distilled at now-closed cult distillery Brora. Distilled in February 1977 and bottled in October 2002 after 25 years in wood.
A very special whisky from one of Scotland's great, closed distilleries. This 1977 vintage whisky has been specially selected for the Rare Malts range. This was bottled at cask strength after an extensive 24 years of maturation.