Launched in 2009, Tomintoul 33 year old was matured in carefully selected bourbon casks. It replaced the popular 27 year old expression. A whisky of high quality, this is further evidence of this distillery's continued renaissance since the takeover by Angus Dundee in 2000.
A cracking gift pack of minis of the Cooley distillery's peated Connemara single malt. Pack contains 1 mini each of the standard issue Connemara, the Cask Strength and the splendid 12yo, plus a Glencairn glass to save you the indignity of necking them from the bottle. The perfect stocking filler.
An excellent set of miniatures showing off the revitalised range of Tomatin single malts. Pack contains one mini each of the 12yo, 15yo and 18yo expressions. Please note that this is a pack of 5cl miniature bottles
A pack of miniatures of the excellent Glengoyne range, encompassing the 10yo at 40%, and the 17yo and 21yo expressions at 43%. The 17yo is remembered particularly fondly in this writer's memory, while the 21yo shows very classy sherry characteristics.
A pack of four miniatures showcasing Ireland's Cooley distillery's mastery of a variety of different whiskey styles. Pack comprises Greenore 8yo (single grain); Kilbeggan (blend); Tyrconnell (single malt); and Connemara (peated single malt).
A mini bottle of Frapin's spicy yet floral XO cognac, built around a core of Grande Champagne eau-de-vie. The Frapin family settled in the South West of France in 1270 as winegrowers and have been distilling for 20 generations. This was the only cognac served on British Airways Concorde flights.
Black Tot is the marrying of the last consignment of official British Navy Rum - squirrelled away in stone flagons after the abolition of the rum rations on Black Tot Day, which occurred on 31st July 1970. Now at last, this remaining navy spirit has been discovered and is now available to the general public for the very first time.
Ardbeg's Kildalton was an experimental lower peated malt produced between 1979 and 1981, up until the distillery closed in March that year. This is incredibly rare, as only one bottling from 1980 and this miniature 1981 version were ever released.