Imperial has had something of a stop-start history. It was founded in the town of Carron in central Speyside in 1897 by Thomas Mackenzie, who also had a share in both Talisker and Dailuaine (Carron's other distillery). Imperial was initally built as a second distillery for Dailuaine, and the name 'Imperial' was to commemorate Queen Victoria's ... Read More »
An independent single cask bottling of this silent Speyside distillery. This is 16 year old Imperial distilled during its short most recent operating period before maturing in a refill hogshead until early 2011.
A 1995 vintage whisky from Imperial, now closed and almost certainly soon to be demolished. This was distilled on August 21st, matured for 18 years in a single hogshead and then bottled on October 23rd 2013 by Signatory for the Cask Strength Collection.
A 1995 vintage Imperial from legendary independent bottlers Berry Brothers & Rudd as part of their Berry's Own Selection range. The distillery closed for the first time in recent history in 1985 and this bottle was produced when the distillery reopened for a short time between 1991 and 1998, since when it has again been mothballed.