The Scottish Highlands are home to various distilleries making disparate styles of single malt. From the maritime malts of Oban and Pulteney to the light, citrussy Glernmorangie and the dry complexity of Glen Ord, there's something for everyone here. Read More »
The Rare Malts are a now-discontinued series of cask-strength releases designed by Diageo to showcase some of the hidden treasures in their portfolio. This particular dram is all the more precious for having come from a distillery closed in 1983 and now sadly demolished.
The Rare Malts are a now-discontinued series of cask-strength releases designed by Diageo to showcase some of the hidden treasures in their portfolio. This particular dram is all the more precious for having come from a distillery demolished in 1983.
A 27 year old whisky from seldom seen Glenlochy, closed in 1983 without an official bottling appearing. Since then only a few whiskies have appeared with the distillery's name on, including this 1974 vintage from Signatory, distilled on 29th November and bottled on 11th November 2002.
A 21 year old bottling of 1977 Glenlochy by stalwart independent bottler Cadenhead's. Glenlochy was another victim of the 1983 mass closure of distilleries and has now been part converted into a guest house and flats.
A beautiful 40 year old vintage Glen Garioch, bottled by the folks at Morrison Bowmore for The Whisky Exchange and released at The Whisky Show in 2011. 1971 Glen Garioch is known for being more peaty than usual, and this delicate, restrained old school dram has a lovely thread of smoke, plus tropical fruit and medicine cabinet aromas. Fabulous.
An old bottling of top selling Glenmorangie 10 year old. We estimate this was bottled in the 1960s. We're not sure why, but older bottlings of Glenmorangie 10 take on an oranginess, both in colour and taste and can be really intriguing.