The blended whisky category has been in existence since the mid-19th century and remains the foundation of the industry. Blended Scotch is simply a mix of malt and grain whiskies. Some blends use only a limited number of malts,(The Famous Grouse uses only a dozen or so); others, many more - around 40 malts go into Johnnie Walker Black Label and ... Read More »
An old bottling of McCallum's Perfection. This blended whisky uses a large proportion of malt from Cragganmore distillery in Speyside. This is rounded with a heat of peat and is a big brand down in Australasia. We estimate this bottle dates from the 1980s.
An imperial quart sized bottle of Cutty Sark Blended Scots Whisky, which we estimate dates from the 1970s. Created on March 23rd 1923 by Berry Brothers and Rudd, this was launched as the original naturally-coloured blended whisky and continues to be popular, especially in warmer climates.
A 1970s bottling of Robbie Burns 'Famed' blended Scotch whisky, produced by R.H. Thomson & Co of Edinburgh, one of the subsidiaries of the Distillers Company at the time and thus one of the precursors of Diageo.
An old bottle of King Edward I blended Scotch Whisky. We have to admit to not knowing a great deal about this brand, apart from the fact it was established in 1903 and was produced by Clan Munro Limited. We estimate this was bottled in the 1960s.
Please note this bottle has a low fill level as shown in the photograph.