Campbeltown, during the mid-1800s, was the epicentre of Scotland's distilling industry, with 28 distilleries at one stage in the 1830s. Today, however, this number has dwindled to just three: Springbank, which also produces the peated Longrow and the unpeated Hazelburn; Glen Scotia; and recent addition Glengyle, home of Kilkerran malt. Read More »
A 1963 vintage distillery bottling of Springbank which carries the distillery's traditional black label. This was distilled a few years after the distillery's on site maltings ceased production for a period of over thirty years.
A legendary 1966 vintage Springbank bottled as a private bottling around the turn of the millennium. Having been matured in a sherry cask for 34 long years, this was awarded a score of 93 on the Malt Maniacs' Monitor.
One of the very rare single cask releases from Springbank's highly acclaimed Local Barley series. This whisky was distilled in February 1966 and bottled October 1996, after almost 30 years of maturation in ex-bourbon casks.
A 1974 vintage Longrow. The peated malt produced at Springbank distillery, this was first distilled in 1973, continued into 1974, then not again until 1987. 1974 has become a legendary vintage for Longrow fans, with delightful notes of tar and seaweed. Bottles from this vintage are incredibly sought after.
A 1962 vintage distillery bottling of Springbank. This carries the white labels that was used for limited edition bottlings throughout the 1990s and was distilled a couple of years after the distillery stopped using its on-site maltings for a period of over 30 years.