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 »
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'.
Bell's annual Christmas decanter releases are much anticipated. This is an unboxed example of the 1990 edition of the series. The decanter contains Bell's Extra Special 8 year old blended Scotch whisky.
A half-litre bottle of Chivas Regal's 18 year old blend. Premium aged mix of some of Scotland's finest whiskies with an above-average proportion of malt and an extended ageing period producing a truly fine blend.
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.
Johnnie Walker Gold Label was relaunched in 2012. Built around a core of single malt whisky from Clynelish, the Gold Label Reserve is a luxurious, indulgent blend from Johnnie Walker’s master blender Jim Beveridge.