One of the oldest distilleries that no-one's ever heard of, Miltonduff was originally an illegal farm distillery called Milton, adding the 'Duff' when it obtained its license in 1824. Yet it is second only to Glenlivet in Pernod Ricard's Chivas group of distilleries, with a massive potential capacity of over 5 million litres/year. Read More »
Given that Miltonduff is the seventh largest distillery in Scotland, one would think that it would be more common - however the vast majority of its output goes into the Ballantine's blends. This G&M bottling has an attractive grassy, fruity character.
A 1990 vintage whisky from Miltonduff, distilled in May, matured for 21 years in a refill hogshead and bottled in November of 2011 by the folks at Douglas Lain for their Old Malt Cask range of whiskies.