A great, but sadly neglected, Highlander, Blair Athol is one of the gems of the Flora & Fauna range. This expression has always tended towards the chunky, sherried style, with spices and oak adding complexity to rich maltiness. We felt that it was time to remind people about this over-looked dram.
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CountryScotlandRegionHighlandBottlerDistillery BottlingSeriesFlora & FaunaAge12 Year Old
I like the way it is made using as much of the traditional method that modern health and safety will allow, this in my humble opinion is more like the whisky's of old which made the country synonymous with Uisce Beatha ( whiskey to us non Gaelic speaking people) or I prefer the direct translation Uisce; meaning water and Beatha meaning life, so lifewater or water of life...
- Breandan, 29th Sep '11
I simply don't understand the positive ratings below for this whisky. The nose is OK but it nevers opens completely (even with water). The flavour is totally off balance - not worth the money. Buy a 15 y.o. Glenfarclas instead - that's a real gem.
- Soren, 9th Jun '11
just came back from Scotland and after touring 20 distilleries this is one of the bottles i brought back only 7,000 made a year
- anonymous, 6th Jun '11
Totally fantastic dram . Get one doon yir neck you will no be disapointed
- Ceilidh Callum lcb, 15th Apr '11
I absolutely love this whisky. Received a bottle for Christmas, and am now struggling not to finsh it too quickly!! Really sweet with honey notes and a long finish. Highly recommended.
- D Richards, 5th Jan '11
My favourite. Can't bear anything light and 'honeyed', this is slightly caramel on the nose and then it's big, smooth and delightful.
- anonymous, 1st Dec '10
Tried this whisky years ago and thought it was excelent have not seen it for ages, agree with yor comments
- Pete Lovell, 1st Oct '10
Just a brilliant whisky! I love it!
- David, 19th Sep '10
Yeah! When can we get this in the states? We can't afford to go to Scotland every few months to replenish our stock? If it is sadly neglected, open a new market!!!
- anonymous, 29th Jan '10
One of my all time favorites. When will it be state side?
- JBR, 16th Apr '09
Looking forward to receiving your wonderful whisky