Although little-known in the UK, Speyburn is the sixth most popular single malt in the US thanks to the efforts of owners Inver House, who bought the distillery from United Distillers (later to become part of Diageo) in 1991. United Distillers, had bottled Speyburn as a 12 year-old for their Flora and Fauna range - this bottling is now very rar ... Read More »
Pretty much the only expression of Speyburn on the market until 2008. The 10 year old may now have stable mates but it still keeps its place as the easy drinking centre of the range. Speyburn continues to gather quiet momentum in the wake of updated packaging and 2012's shock World Whisky Award win for the 25 year old.
After its well-deserved plaudits at the 2012 World Whisky Awards it was only a matter of time before the Speyburn 25 got a bump, and this edition combines all of the great flavour of the earlier versions with a snazzy new look. The pack includes a pair of extendable cups for enjoying a dram outdoors.
. World Whiskies Awards 2012 - Best Highland Whisky and Best Highland 21 years and over
A 1968 vintage Speyburn from independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. This was distilled in the year the distillery's own maltings closed, meaning it either contains some of the last spirit to use the distillery's own malt, some of the first not to, or a mixture of both.