All the island malts might be described a ‘maritime’ in character, except Isle of Arran, which is as sweet and fruity as a Speyside. Highland Park and Scapa are lightly smoky, Talisker and Ledaig (an expression made at Tobermory Distillery) distinctly so. Tobermory and Jura have no smoke. Read More »
A single cask bottling sherry cask matured Highland Park bottled in commemoration of a visit from Maxxium UK to the distillery. Distilled on 16th October 1980 and selected on Thursday 31st of May ready for bottling on its 21st birthday.
A beautifully aged 1976 vintage from the folks at Isle of Jura. Its gaelic name, Feith A' Chaorainn, means 'The lands around the Rowan Tree', an excellent description of Jura and its long traditions and superstitions based around the Rowan. IWSC 2012 - Gold Medal - Whisky - Scotch
A special release of Talisker whisky which has been bottled at a fantastic 60% and released without an age statement or vintage. Bottled to celebrate the historic purchase of the Isle of Eigg by the Isle of Eigg Heritage in 1997.
One of the great Taliskers, 6000 bottles of this inaugural bottling of the now-customary Special Releases Talisker 25yo appeared in 2001. Talisker 1975 25yo picked up 90 points from whiskyfun's Serge Valentin in 2008 and remains the only officially-bottled 25yo to date with a specific vintage.
The last of the legendary series of cask strength bottlings from individual casks selected by Highland Park's brand ambassador Gerry Tosh. This one is from a refill hogshead and has a relatively low natural strength, allowing the distillery character to sing with concentrated honey, soft smoke and rancio-esque oak flavours earning it 91 points from whisky gourmet Serge Valentin at Whiskyfun.
The re-packaged version of the famous Highland Park Bicentenary bottle. Although the original version was believed to have sold out on release in 1997, hundreds of bottles were found in a Japanese warehouse in 2008.
A single cask bottling of Highland Park whisky which had been specially selected by Alice Keown, Liquor buyer of World Duty Free. This 1977 vintage whisky has been bottled at cask strength exclusively for World of Whiskies.
Apparently this is the first time ever that someone has had the idea of bottling half a cask of Highland Park for release, and then bottling the rest a few months later for a separate release. Tan Tan Ta-Raaaa!