Glen Ord was founded in 1838 and has been one of the larger distilleries in Diageo's portfolio since the mid-1960s when the number of stills was increased from two to six. The site is also home to a large maltings facility, which provides malt for several other distileries in the group. The distillery's whisky is used for various blends, inclu ... Read More »
An exuberantly spicy malt, with plenty of sherry influence, Glen Ord is a fine example of the Highland style and very good value for money. This bottling is now discontinued, to be replaced by Singleton of Glen Ord, so grab one while you can.
A single cask release of 1990 vintage Glen Ord. This whisky has been aged for 21 years and matured in a Refill butt. Bottled for Douglas Laing's Old Malt Cask series, at their preferred strength of 50%.
A top-quality cask-strength Glen Ord, with typical grassy, heathery and barley-sugar notes alongside summer fruits and well-integrated vanilla oak notes. Jim Murray gave this 90 points in the Whisky Bible, calling it 'Blisteringly beautiful'.
The Rare Malts are a now-discontinued series of cask-strength releases designed by Diageo to showcase some of the hidden treasures in their portfolio. Originally bottled in 1997, this expression is a brilliant example of what this great Highland distillery is capable of.
An official bottling of 1973 vintage Glen Ord as part of Diageo's Rare Malts series. During the time of distillation, there were two types of maltings in operation at the distillery - a Saladin box and a drum maltings.
A special bottling of Glen Ord distilled in 1969, signed by Neil McKay and dated 17th June 1993. This bottle was produced to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the drum maltings at Glen Ord, which opened in 1968.