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 »
Dewar's 12 year old blend, called 'Double Aged' due to the 6 months of marrying in oak casks that the whisky does after initial maturation and blending. Dewar's is one of the world's most awarded whiskies, recently winning the Monde Grand Gold across their range.
A smooth, well-balanced deluxe blend with the mellowness expected from a top quality brand. Each whisky has a minimum age of 12 years, selected to combine all the strengths and subtleness of Scottish whisky at its best.
A classic deluxe blend that has stood the test of time. Based on Glenkinchie with traces of other more northerly distilleries, Dimple benefits from an extended marrying period. Rich, smooth and complex.
An extraordinary high-quality blend from maverick independent John Glaser, a man dedicated to the art of combining whiskies to produce an end result greater than the sum of its parts. If you wanted to convert someone who says they don't like whisky, you couldn't do much better than this. A must.
The original Compass Box Great King Street whisky, named for the address of their Edinburgh office. The Artist's Blend is a high malt content blend designed to be easy drinking and appealing to a wide range of consumers and is full of Compass Box innovation and flair.
An interesting twist on Johnnie Walker Black Label, Double Black was rolled out for general release in 2011 after a successful launch in travel retail. Double Black adds to the normal Black Label profile by including more Islay whisky and casks that have been heavily charred, giving a more intense flavour with a greater emphasis on smoke while keeping true to the sophisticated Johnnie Walker style.
This is the third edition of Tweeddale's blended Scotch whisky, released in March 2013. This is a blend of 18 year old sherry butt matured grain whisky and eight different single malts, aged between 13 and 21 years old.
A magnum bottle of VAT 69, a famous old brand of blended whisky, chosen by Sir Ernest Shackleton to accompany him on his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914 'for medicinal and celebratory purposes'.
The Long John blend is named for 'Long' John Macdonald, who founded Ben Nevis distillery. These days it's got more Tormore in it and is very popular in France. We estimate this bottle dates from the 1980s.