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 »
The first release of 1952 vintage whisky in Glenfarclas's Family Cask range, the oldest whisky that they had stocks of. This is a bit different to many of the Glenfarclas releases as it's matured in a Plain Cask - probably an ex-bourbon cask.
The fifth edition of David Stewart's masterpiece of small batch assemblage, this Balvenie 40yo is comprised of liquid from three American oak casks and three sherry butts. Batch 2 picked up a whopping 96.5 points from Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2013, so hopes are very high for this one.
A very old and rare Glenlivet, bottled by Gordon & Macphail. Distilled in 1940 and bottled at least 50 years later, this is the precursor to some of G&M's even more impressive bottlings that have appeared since. The whisky is presented in a decanter style bottle and an upholstered box, and is decorated with celtic designs evoking the Book of Kells.
A long awaited entry in the Highland Park Orcadian Vintage range - distilled way back in 1971. Continuing the tradition of the other bottlings in the series its comes in a hefty bottle and is packaged in a beautiful wooden box.
An incredibly rare single cask Glenfiddich, distilled in 1964 and aged for over 41 years. Each Private Vintage bottling is selected from a shortlist of 4-6 casks, selected by the malt master, and then hand bottled. Each bottle comes with in a sturdy cherry wood presentation box.
An incredible old whisky from the archives of Gordon & Macphail. Distilled on New Year's Eve in 1942 and bottled in January of 1993, this has spent over 50 years maturing in a sherry cask. An impressive slice of history.
A truly legendary Port Ellen, bottled for the 25th anniversary of the Port Ellen Maltings in 1998. The recipient of an incredible 94 point score from Serge Valentin's whiskyfun.com, this is one of those rare Port Ellens that really lives up to the hype.
An incredibly rare single cask Glenfiddich, distilled in 1959 and aged for over 46 years. Each Private Vintage bottling is selected from a shortlist of 4-6 casks, selected by the malt master, and then hand bottled. Each bottle comes with in a sturdy cherry wood presentation box.
An impressive first entry in Glenrothes's Extraordinary Casks series, intended to showcase some of the older bottlings that they have in their warehouses. The whisky was bottled on April 4th 2012, making it about 42 years old, and is filled into a hefty crystal decanter with a hand engraved brass collar and stopper made from the cask it was matured in.
A beautiful 1956 vintage Bowmore, bottled sometime in the 1970s or early 1980s. Distilled before the Morrisons took over the business but bottled rather elegantly by them. A bottling of this under an Italian label for Soffiantino scooped a staggering 96 points from Serge at Whiskyfun.