Malt whisky is the ‘original’ whisky of Scotland. Malt whisky is made only from malted barley, in two (occasionally three) copper pot stills, by a batch process. ‘Single’ malt whisky is the product of an individual distillery. Read More »
Glenglassaugh was mothballed from 1986 to 2008. When the distillery was sold and reopened, the deal included some maturing whisky, including this cask. Bottled at 41 years old, this is a rich chocolatey malt and is presented in a beautiful crystal decanter with two crystal glasses.
An incredible old Bowmore from Duncan Taylor. Distilled back in May 1966, this was aged for 40 years before being bottled in August 2006. This bottling has a bit of a reputation and rightly so - a fantastic example of 1960s Bowmore at its best.
A 1966 vintage Bowmore from independent bottlers Duncan Taylor as part of their cask strength Rare Auld series in 2004. Matured for 38 years in cask number 3303, just 179 bottles were yielded. This bottling received an impressive 92 points on the Malt Maniacs monitor.
A 1938 vintage bottling of Glenlivet, under the historic Smith's label, by Gordon & Macphail, holders of some of the best and oldest casks of whisky in Scotland. This was released some time in the 1980s.
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 very rare bottle of Glenlivet from Gordon & Macphail. This whisky was distilled in 1938 and bottled in the 1970s, making this atleast 32 years old. The bottle features a Gordon & Macphail thistle stencil just around the label.
A bottling of Springbank from the rare and highly sought after 'Local Barley' series. Distilled in February 1966, it was then matured in ex-bourbon cask number 484 for 31 years, before being bottled in August 1997.
Gordon & Macphail's warehouses are a treasure trove for those looking for old whisky, and this is a prime example - a Glenlivet distilled in 1946. Luckily they make spirit that happily ages for many decades.
It's a little known fact that the malt in this bottle is Macallan 1938. Just for comparative purposes, it's worth knowing that one of the officially bottled Fine and Rare 1938s weighs in at around ten grand.