Grain whisky is made from any cereal grains, although in practice today maize (corn) is most widely used. Unlike single malt whiskies, grain whisky is normally distilled in a column still rather than a potstill, meaning far greater volumes can be produced. Grain whiskies are the main ingredient in most blended Scotch whisky. Read More »
A great old whisky from Douglas Laing, bottled for the Directors' Cut series. Distilled in 1962 at North British distillery in Edinburgh and aged for a colossal 50 years in a refill butt. It's picked up lots of colour and has kept its strength, leading to an intensely flavoured and impressive dram.