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 »
Very popular at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2012 this is a 12 year old Springbank distilled in April 2000 and bottled early in October 2012, matured for half the time in refill bourbon casks and half in fresh Calvados casks.
A 2004 vintage Springbank bottled at 9 years of age. The first four years was spent in refill bourbon casks, with the final five years maturation taking place in casks that were formerly used for Barolo from legendary producer Gaja.
One of four aged expressions introduced into the Glen Scotia range during the brand's seismic 2013 relaunch, this exciting 18 year old bottled at 46% can be easily distinguished from its stablemates thanks to its bottle being a rather striking blue colour.
After the runaway success of 2007's first bottling, hopes were high for version 2.0 - so we were delighted to find another stunner. This is less sweet and more sooty and savoury than the first batch. A triumph, again.
This is the second edition of Springbank's 18yo, with a change of presentation to bring it into line with the rest of the range. The first edition of this was extremely popular, with more than a hint of sherry amongst the Springbank brine and smoke, and this version has already been named as Best Campbeltown Malt aged 13-20 at the World Whisky Awards 2010.. World Whiskies Awards 2012 - Best Campbeltown and Best Campbeltown 13 to 20 years
Something of a curio, this one - a cask strength single malt from Springbank distillery, with more than a hint of smoke about it, suggesting it might actually be one of the distillery's other single malts. Strong and youthful, this is an assertive dram with notes of flax, wet peat, hay and pear eau de vie.
Introduced as the pinnacle of the distillery's 2013 upgrade, Glen Scotia 21 year old is not only bottled at 46% but is also, as far as we can see, the oldest ever official bottling from the distillery. This will surely be greeted with great gusto by Campbeltown fans everywhere.
Wemyss Malts are all named after the flavours that have been found within each bottle. Their 1991 vintage Glen Scotia has been named "Strawberry Ganache" so expect sweet fruity and chocolatey notes throughout.
The return of one of a Campbeltown classic: it's the Longrow 18! A legend in its own lunchtime and each batch sells out really quickly. We've only got a few, so this remains STRICTLY ONE BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.
A bottling of 1991 vintage Springbank from independent bottlers Murray McDavid. This was from a limited single cask batch of 300 bottles released for Taiwanese importers Channg Ruey at the end of 2004.
A small batch of three refill Hoggies from Glen Scotia, Campbeltown's other distillery, for this new release in G & M's consistently great 'Cask' series. The colour is great and the strength is nudging 60%, so this should be pretty intense.