Built in 1967 in a rural setting in the Northern Highlands opposite its now-silent sister distillery, Brora, Clynelish has continued to produce a muscular, slightly peaty whisky much valued by blenders – it is one of the base spirits for the excellent Johnnie Walker Gold Label. Interestingly, the distillery building is an exact replica of Caol ... Read More »
An eleven year-old Clynelish 1997 bottled at cask strength from a single first-fill bourbon cask - something tells us this could be one of the more popular releases from the last batch of Diageo's Managers Choice bottlings. MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER PERSON.
This is the 25th cask that The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottled from distillery number 26, Clynelish. This was distilled in 1976, slap bang in the middle of a 14 year period when this 'new' Clynelish and next door distillery Brora (which confusingly used to originally be called Clynelish) were both in operation.
A 17 year old Clynelish 'released' as a Manager's Dram. These whisky was selected by the manager and bottles were generally given to workers and friends of the distillery, meaning that they're rather good and not all that common.