Tormore is a comparatively modern distillery, having been built by the Schenley International company in 1959. This made it the first 20th century distillery to be built in the Highlands, a circumstance that generated considerable interest. The architect of the new distillery was Sir Albert Richardson, the president of the Royal Academy, and t ... Read More »
An distillery-bottled 15yo Tormore at 46%, originally released some time around the end of the 1990s when the distillery was still owned by Allied Domecq. This bottling has become rarer and rarer since being replaced by the official 12yo in 2004.
A heroically naff Tormore 5yo from the 1980s. The hexagonal bottle and ever-so-slightly OTT retro font and labelling take this to a level of magnificent unfashionability. You couldn't find a better gift for a postmodern whisky collector (if such a thing exists).
A distillery-bottled 1970s edition of Tormore 10 year old from the 1970s when the company was owned by Long John Distillers, a subsidiary of Allied Domecq plc. The distillery, reportedly one of the most beautiful in Scotland, is now owned by Pernod Ricard following their aquisition of Allied in 2005.