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70cl / 40%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Special Offer: £5 Off! (was £36.95)
£31.95 Inc. VAT
(£26.63 Ex. VAT)

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April '14 15th Tuesday
New today - Royal Salute's latest 21 year old limited edition and Writers Tears Pot Still Blend from Ireland.
70cl / 40%
Blended Scotch Whisky
A special limited edition batch of 21 year old blended whisky from Royal Salute, launched at the end of 2013 to celebrate the brand's links with the sport of polo.
£135.00 Inc. VAT
(£112.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40%
Writers Tears Pot Still Blend is a combination of pure pot still and malt whiskeys from an unnamed Cork distillery. Jim Murray gave this one 93 points.
£32.95 Inc. VAT
(£27.46 Ex. VAT)
April '14 14th Monday
New in - a rare example of long-aged Glenburgie, a cask strength official bottling of Longmorn and three new single cask releases from Texan distillers Balcones.
70cl / 55.9%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1974 vintage official bottling of Glenburgie. Rarely seen as a single malt, most of the distillery's production is used for the Ballantine's range of blends. This has been selected by the brand's Master Blender Sandy Hyslop as a stand alone release of just 324 bottles.
£250.00 Inc. VAT
(£208.33 Ex. VAT)
50cl / 53.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A cask strength release of 1995 vintage Longmorn bottled by distillery owners Chivas Brothers as one of their Cask Strength Editions. 18 years old and at a natural strength of 53.1%.
£47.95 Inc. VAT
(£39.96 Ex. VAT)
75cl / 65.7%
The second release of Balcones's single barrel bourbon to celebrate the distillery's fifth anniversary. Bottled on November 18 2013 at a punchy 65.7%, this is not for the faint-hearted.

Please note this is limited to 1 bottle per customer.
£145.00 Inc. VAT
(£120.83 Ex. VAT)
75cl / 57.5%
A special release of Balcones's single barrel Texas malt to celebrate the distillery's fifth anniversary. This was finished in casks which used to hold Rumble (their spirit made from figs, sugar and honey) and bottled on December 12 2013 at 57.5%.

Please note this is limited to 1 bottle per customer.
£130.00 Inc. VAT
(£108.33 Ex. VAT)
75cl / 58.3%
A special release of Balcones's single barrel Texas malt to celebrate the distillery's fifth anniversary. This was finished in casks which used to hold Brimstone Resurrection (their whisky made using blue corn that was accidentally burned) and bottled on December 20 2013 at 58.3%.

Please note this is limited to 1 bottle per customer.
£130.00 Inc. VAT
(£108.33 Ex. VAT)
April '14 10th Thursday
Just arrived - the oldest bottling yet from Arran and a set of new Mackillop's Choice releases.
70cl / 46%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Arran 17 Year Old is the last release in a triology counting down to the launch of the 18 year old in 2015. The oldest official bottling from the distillery at the time of release, this was matured exclusively in ex-sherry hogsheads – sweet spice is abundant here.
£64.45 Inc. VAT
(£53.71 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45.7%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Mackillop's
A 1991 vintage Bladnoch from independent bottler Mackillop's. Distilled on August 13, this was aged for 22 years before being bottled in March 2014. Two years after this was distilled, the distillery closed and was silent for seven years.
£175.00 Inc. VAT
(£145.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 51.2%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Mackillop's
A 1989 vintage Dalmore – distilled on 5 September and bottled in March 2014 at cask strength and 24 years old by independent bottler Mackillop's.
£185.00 Inc. VAT
(£154.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 51.6%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Mackillop's
A single cask Mackillop's release of 1985 vintage Highland Park. Distilled on February 8, it was aged for 29 years before being bottled at cask strength in March 2014.
£215.00 Inc. VAT
(£179.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 58.4%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Mackillop's
A 1990 vintage Imperial released by independent bottler Mackillop's. Distilled on December 4, it was aged for 23 years before being bottled at cask strength in March 2014. This was distilled just as the distillery reopened following a four year closure, only for it to be mothballed again in 1998 and officially closed two years later.
£180.00 Inc. VAT
(£150.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.2%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Mackillop's
A 1982 vintage Port Ellen from independent bottler Mackillop's. Distilled on May 5 in the year before the distillery with a cult following closed, this was aged for 31 years before being bottled in March 2014.

Please note this is limited to 1 bottle per customer.
£599.00 Inc. VAT
(£499.17 Ex. VAT)
April '14 9th Wednesday
Just arrived - Hankey Bannister Heritage Blend and Tormore's new 14 year old.
70cl / 46%
Blended Scotch Whisky
Hankey Bannister Heritage Blend was inspired by the find of a 1920s' bottle in perfect condition. Master Blender Stuart Harvey has recreated the style for the modern day – it's sweeter and peatier than their usual blend.
£27.25 Inc. VAT
(£22.71 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A new 2014 release, Tormore 14 year old is matured exclusively in Bourbon casks to showcase the distillery's light and fruity character.
£48.95 Inc. VAT
(£40.79 Ex. VAT)
April '14 8th Tuesday
Just in - 7 new Berry's Own Selection whiskies, including our first finished whisky from them.
70cl / 46%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Brothers & Rudd
A 1997 vintage whisky from Arran, bottled by veteran spirits experts Berry Brothers and Rudd. This was bottled in 2013 at 16 years of age, having spent an unspecified period being finished in a cask which used to hold Marsala.
£63.95 Inc. VAT
(£53.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Brothers & Rudd
A 1992 vintage whisky from Bladnoch, bottled by independent bottlers Berry Brothers and Rudd. Distilled the year before the distillery was mothballed by then owners United Distillers, this was bottled in 2013 at 21 years of age.
£81.45 Inc. VAT
(£67.88 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Brothers & Rudd
A 2001 vintage Bowmore, released by independent bottlers Berry Brothers and Rudd in 2013 after 11 years of maturation.
£60.95 Inc. VAT
(£50.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Brothers & Rudd
A 1991 vintage single cask of Bruichladdich from Berry Brothers & Rudd. This is in the lightly peated style of the distillery's own Bruichladdich bottlings. It's fruity too and really quite moreish.
£96.75 Inc. VAT
(£80.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 54.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Brothers & Rudd
A cask strength Cragganmore 1989 from independent bottlers Berry Bros & Rudd, bottled under The John Milroy Selection label, indicating the release was primarily for the Japanese market. This was bottled in 2011 at 21 years of age.
£75.75 Inc. VAT
(£63.13 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Brothers & Rudd
A 1993 vintage Glen Keith, bottled by independent bottlers Berry Bros & Rudd. This was bottled in 2013 at 20 years of age, in the year the distillery reopened after being mothballed for over a decade.
£76.75 Inc. VAT
(£63.96 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40.1%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A 1973 whisky from hidden Highland gem Teaninich, bottled by the discerning folks at Berry Brothers and Rudd for the Boisdale group of whisky restaurants. Matured in a single hogshead for almost 40 years before being bottled in 2012.
£155.00 Inc. VAT
(£129.17 Ex. VAT)
April '14 7th Monday
New today - four new releases from independent bottler Pearls of Scotland.
70cl / 48.7%
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Company
1992 vintage whisky from one of the few remaining Campbeltown distilleries - Glen Scotia. Distilled in January 1992 and bottled in February 2014 at 22 years old. We've seen a few independently bottled Glen Scotia's recently and they've gone down very well - there's more to the distillery than is often thought.
£81.95 Inc. VAT
(£68.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 47.6%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Company
An indie release of whisky produced at Littlemill, closed since the mid-1990s and since destroyed by fire. It was distilled in October 1988 and bottled in February 2014, over 25 years later. Darker in colour than its sister cask from the same Pearls of Scotland release, this is packed with spicy flavour.
£84.95 Inc. VAT
(£70.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43.5%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Company
A well-aged, independently bottled whisky from lost distillery Littlemill, not only closed, but also destroyed in a fire. This was distilled in October 1988 and bottled over 25 years later in February 2014 at an easy drinking cask strength of 43.5%. It's bottlings like this that are building Littlemill's reputation, years after they stopped producing spirit.
£84.95 Inc. VAT
(£70.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Company
A 1989 vintage Macallan released as part of the Pearls of Scotland series - distilled in September 1989 and bottled in February 2014. Lighter than many whiskies from Macallan and bottled without dilution at a very approachable drinking strength of 46.5%.
£99.95 Inc. VAT
(£83.29 Ex. VAT)
April '14 4th Friday
Newly launched:  two eagerly awaited  Distiller's Reserves releases from Hakushu and Yamazaki.
70cl / 43%
A green and crunchy entry in the Hakushu Range, combining whisky of a wide variety of ages, from across the range of casks used by the distillery to create a gently smoky dram, packed with fruity flavour.
£39.95 Inc. VAT
(£33.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
A fresh and fruity whisky from Yamazaki, full of red fruit and a touch of sherry cask. It's also got some mizunara (Japanese oak) matured whisky in the mix, which comes through as a complex spicy and almost incense-like note. A well put together and deep dram.
£39.95 Inc. VAT
(£33.29 Ex. VAT)
April '14 3rd Thursday
Just arrived - five new releases from Gordon & Macphail.
70cl / 43%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1988 vintage Highland Park from independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail as part of their Macphail's Collection.
£96.95 Inc. VAT
(£80.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1983 vintage Longmorn from independent bottlers extraordinaire Gordon & Macphail. This was matured for around 30 years before being bottled in 2014.
£152.00 Inc. VAT
(£126.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1985 vintage Littlemill from independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail. This was matured for around 28 years and bottled in 2013, around 20 years after the distillery sadly closed.
£275.00 Inc. VAT
(£229.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1984 vintage Miltonduff from independent bottlers extraordinaire Gordon & Macphail. This was matured for around 30 years before being bottled in 2014.
£139.00 Inc. VAT
(£115.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1982 vintage Old Pulteney, bottled by Gordon & Macphail, matured for just over 30 years and presented with a replica of the old distillery label. The distillery is located in Wick and, as of the time of bottling (2014), is the second northernmost distillery on the Scottish mainland.
£165.00 Inc. VAT
(£137.50 Ex. VAT)
April '14 2nd Wednesday
Just arrived - a raft of new Signatory bottlings.
70cl / 46%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1997 vintage Auchentoschan from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 17th December, it was matured in bourbon barrels 101825 and 101826 for 16 years before being bottled on 15th January 2014.
£42.75 Inc. VAT
(£35.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 62.1%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1988 vintage Blair Athol from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 21st October, it was matured in refill sherry butt 6919 for 25 years before being bottled on 14th February 2014 at a punchy 62.1%.
£97.75 Inc. VAT
(£81.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 49.9%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1990 vintage Glen Garioch from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 9th April, it was matured in hogshead 2762 for 23 years before being bottled on 9th April 2013 (its birthday)at 49.9%.
£78.25 Inc. VAT
(£65.21 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1995 vintage Glen Keith from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 8th November, it was matured in hogsheads 171196 and 171199 for 18 years before being bottled on 4th February 2014.
£41.95 Inc. VAT
(£34.96 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1992 vintage Glenlossie from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 18th November, it was matured in hogshead 3445 for 21 years before being bottled on 13th February 2014 at 56.1%.
£72.25 Inc. VAT
(£60.21 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 60.8%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1997 vintage Glen Ord from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 30th April, it was matured in hogshead 800093 for 16 years before being bottled on 22nd November 2013 at a punchy 60.8%.
£71.45 Inc. VAT
(£59.54 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1998 vintage Linkwood from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 5th November, it was matured in bourbon barrels 11777 and 11778 for 15 years before being bottled on 20th February 2014.
£41.25 Inc. VAT
(£34.38 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1997 vintage Macduff from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 12th June, it was matured in hogsheads 4077 and 4078 for 16 years before being bottled on 13th November 2013.
£38.95 Inc. VAT
(£32.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 54.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1990 vintage Mortlach from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 17th September, it was matured in sherry butt 6074 for 23 years before being bottled on 17th February 2014 at 54.5%.
£90.25 Inc. VAT
(£75.21 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1990 vintage bottling of rarely seen Strathmill from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 9th March, it was matured in hogsheads 100181 and 100182 for 22 years before being bottled on 12th June 2012 at 55.5%.
£77.95 Inc. VAT
(£64.96 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 52.8%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1992 vintage Tormore from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 7th April, it was matured in bourbon barrels 5683 and 5688 for 19 years before being bottled on 1st November 2011 at 52.8%.
£67.75 Inc. VAT
(£56.46 Ex. VAT)
April '14 1st Tuesday

New to the site - Ballantine's long-aged 40yo and a brace of Berrys' bottlings.

70cl / 43%
Blended Scotch Whisky
An exceptionally limited release (just 100 bottles each year) of 40 year old blended whisky from Ballantine's. Each bottle is hand numbered – an incredibly complex whisky.
£5,500.00 Inc. VAT
(£4,583.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 53.9%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A single cask 1991 vintage Glencadam from independent bottlers Berry Brothers & Rudd. Aged in cask number 4753 for 21 years before being bottled in 2013.
£72.95 Inc. VAT
(£60.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Single Grain Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A single cask 2000 vintage North British single grain whisky from independent bottlers Berry Brothers & Rudd. Aged in cask number 4312 for 11 years before being bottled in 2011.
£35.25 Inc. VAT
(£29.38 Ex. VAT)


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