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.
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.
Whisky Bible 2011: Best Single Malt (22-27 Years); 96 Points
A 1982 vintage Brora released by Douglas Laing as part of their Old Malt Cask series. This was aged for 21 years in a sherry cask before being bottled in November 2003. The distillery closed in 1983 and bottlings are ever increasingly sought after.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
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 1975 vintage Brora bottled 20 years later as part of the Rare Malts series of bottlings. The distillery sadly closed in 1983 and now has a cult following, especially good bottlings like this one which was awarded an average of 90 points by 4 of the Malt Maniacs.