One of the most famous malts in the world, perhaps on account of the story of George Smith, an illegal distiller in Speyside who went legit when he obtained the first license to legally distill whisky in 1824. For many years afterwards he had to carry a pair of pistols to protect himself and his family from his aggrieved erstwhile colleagues, t ... Read More »
A 1974 single cask from Glenlivet, selected by us here at The Whisky Exchange, bottled by Berry Brothers and Rudd, and released at the Whisky Show 2013. A hit on both the Show Bottlings and Berry's stands, with some elegant old woody notes.
This single cask bottling of Glenlivet is named for Conglass Water, a meandering stream that flows through Tomintoul, a few miles from the Glenlivet distillery. It's a light and summery 14yo dram, with creamy toffee notes.
A TWE exclusive bottling, this very special Glenlivet was released in late 2012 as part of the distillery's Single Cask Editions, which are named alphabetically. Minmore is the name of the site of the Glenlivet distillery and is manifested here by an 18 year old bourbon cask, bottled at its impressive strength of 57.9%.
A 1967 vintage Glenlivet bottled by Gordon & Macphail using the retro Smith's label. As usual G&M's price for this in comparison to official bottlings is incredible - the wonders of buying casks independently for coming on 100 years.