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 1978 vintage Port Dundas bottled by independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Director's Cut series. The distillery produces the grain used for Diageo's range of blended whiskies, including Johnnie Walker and Bell's. This was aged for 35 years before being released in 2013.
In 2013, Grant's took the decision to introduce a range of Single Grain whiskies from their Girvan distillery in Ayrshire. The first release is this UK exclusive 25 year old, a hit at their masterclass at the 2013 Whisky Show, sweet, fruity and complex.
A 25 year old edition of Cameron Brig, bottled in 1999 to commemorate the 175th anniversary of John Haig receiving his first licence to distill. Cameron Brid is the single grain whisky produced at Cameronbridge distillery.
A great old whisky from Douglas Laing, bottled for the Directors' Cut series. Distilled in 1963 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.
In 2013, Grant's took the decision to introduce a range of Single Grain whiskies from their Girvan distillery in Ayrshire. The 30 year old was a hit at their masterclass at The Whisky Show that year and is rich with a spicy woodiness. This is the only bottling in the range to use a maize base, which was last used at Girvan in 1984.
A 40 year old single grain whisky from North British, bottled by the distillery at cask strength. Almost all of the distillery's production is used for blending, very little sees the light of day as single grain and it's incredibly rare to see an official bottling.
A very rare bottling of 1978 vintage Garnheath Single Grain, bottled by independent bottlers The Coopers Choice at 24 years of age in 2013. The distillery was situated in the Moffat complex (along with Killyloch and Glen Flagler), was closed in July 1986 and demolished in 1988.
A very rare bottling of 1973 vintage Garnheath Single Grain. The distillery, which was located in the Moffat complex but closed in 1986 and was demolished in 1988. Aged for 24 years before being bottled by Signatory as part of a gift pack containing 2 glasses to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Signatory in 1998.
A very rare bottling of 1972 vintage Garnheath Single Grain, bottled by independent bottlers Signatory at 27 years of age on Febraury 1 2000. The distillery was situated in the Moffat complex (along with Killyloch and Glen Flagler), was closed in July 1986 and demolished in 1988.
A rare bottling of 1959 vintage Dumbarton from independent bottler Cadenhead's, with the white label signifying it's a grain whisky. Distilled in February, it was aged for 25 years before being bottled in October 1984.