Longrow is the peated, double-distilled malt produced at the Springbank distillery in Campbeltown. Springbank is perched on the edge of Campbeltown Loch towards the bottom of the Kintyre peninsula in the West of Scotland, about three hours drive southwest from Glasgow. At one time the heart of the whisky industry, Campbeltown, a small town of ... Read More »
A legendary Longrow 1973, bottled at 50% in 1988 by Samaroli as part of their Fragments of Scotland series. This one is interesting as it's less smoky than the OB's of the same vintage (the first year that Longrow was distilled at Springbank), though it still scooped a huge 92 point score from Serge on Whiskyfun.
A bottle of historic 1973 vintage Longrow. This is the first year that Springbank distillery distilled Longrow, the heavily peated malt. We estimate this was bottled in the 1980s and is a real piece of history.
A quite legendary sherried Longrow from the batch of stunning casks secured by the far-sighted Italian firm Samaroli long before cask-strength bottlings were de rigeur. This was one of the earliest Longrows, distilled just a year after production started at Springbank in 1973.
A bottle of historic 1973 vintage Longrow released for famed Italian importers Samaroli. 1973 was the first year that Longrow was distilled, Springbank's heavily peated malt. A genuine collector's item, the label has a lovely hand drawn style illustration.
One of the stupendous cask strength Longrows bottled in the 1980s by legendary Italian bottler Samaroli. These extraordinary whiskies from Longrow's first vintage sealed the reputation of Springbank's peated malt.
An 18 year old Longrow, the smokier of the drams produced by Springbank, bottled by Cadenhead's. Both Sprinbank and Cadenhead's have been owned by the same company since the 1970s, making this an intriguing bottle.
A 1974 vintage Longrow. The peated malt produced at Springbank distillery, this was first distilled in 1973, continued into 1974, then not again until 1987. 1974 has become a legendary vintage for Longrow fans, with delightful notes of tar and seaweed. Bottles from this vintage are incredibly sought after.