Also sometimes known as Brechin, North Port was founded in 1820 in the Angus area of the Eastern Highlands under the name Townhead. The name was changed to Brechin in 1832 and to North Port in 1839. Throughout its lifetime almost its entire output went into blends. The distillery was taken over by a DCL subsidiary in 1922 and was silent from 192 ... Read More »
A bottle of 1974 North Port (aka Brechin) bottled in 1993 by Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. North Port closed in 1983 as part of the cull of distilleries in that year and is now the site of a supermarket.
A 17 year old whisky from long closed North Port, aka Brechin, whose doors closed in 1983 and then was demolished in 1993. This was distilled in December 1976 and bottled at cask strength in November 1994.
One of only a tiny handful of official bottlings from the distillery also known as North Port (the others being part of the Rare Malt series). Brechin was demolished more than a decade ago, so this is a real collector's item.
A wonderfully named whisky from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, distilled at closed East Highland distillery North Port back in 1976. Distilled in December and bottled almost 24 years later in October 2000.
A 1975 vintage whisky from North Port Brechin distillery. This whisky has been matured for 26 years and bottled by Signatory for their Silent Stills series. Having been bottled from a single cask and cask strength, this whisky is limited to just 211 bottles.
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. This particular dram is all the more precious for having come from a distillery demolished in 1983.
A very rare 1960s vintage from North Port distillery, also known as Brechin. This 1968 vintage was bottled by Gordon & Macphail for the Connoisseurs Choice selection in the early 1980s, around the time the distillery was closed for good.
Lovely old Cadenheads bottling of this terrific Highlander.
It's great how the fonts on these labels are such a good guide to the tastes of the times - check out the Dallas Dhu '62 or the Macallan 1963 if you don't believe us.