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 »
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.
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.
An old bottling of Ardbeg 12 year old, a rarely seen expression from this distillery with a loyal following. We estimate this bottle dates from the 1960s, a time when the distillery was still using its own maltings.
A single sherry cask release of Ardbeg 1976 bottled for the Italian market in 2002. Cask 2396 is one of a series of legendary sister sherry casks bottled by Ardbeg in the late 1990s and early 2000s that really cemented the distillery's cult status amongst aficionados.
A rare distillery bottling of Glen Mhor, who closed down in 1983 and have since disappeared due to the demolishing of the buildings. This was a standard 10 year old bottling released in the 1960s, when the distillery was at its height.
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.