Broadly speaking, Speyside whiskies can be classified as falling into one of two camps. At one end of the spectrum there are the light, grassy, 'lunchtime whiskies' (please note that TWE advocates responsible drinking!) such as Glenlivet; at the other end lie the rich, sweet, sherried qualities of Glenrothes and Macallan. Read More »
A 1969 vintage Convalmore from independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice series of bottlings. By the time this was bottled, the distillery had closed, bottlings from this distillery are much sought after.
An unboxed flat bottle of Balvenie Classic from the 1980s. This bottling states its age of 18 years on the wax seal at the base of the neck. This is one of the rarer versions of these very collectable Balvenies.
The first ever cask bottled by The Scotch Malt Whisky from Coleburn in Speyside. This was distilled in November 1979 and bottled 8 years later in September 1988. The distillery closed in 1985 and was used predominantly for blending.
An old bottling of 1967 vintage Glenrothes from independent bottler Duncan Taylor as part of the Peerless series. Distilled in May, it was matured in cask 8389 for 35 years before 231 bottles were yielded in June 2002.
Very old Cadenhead's bottling from the 70s - check out that retro font! This is from a little-seen distillery that never released an official bottling during its lifetime and which has been silent since 2002.