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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 24th Thursday
New today - four Old Particular bottlings.
70cl / 48.4%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1996 vintage sherry-matured Clynelish released by independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Old Particular series. Aged for 17 years in refill butt 10033 before being bottled in October 2013.
£65.95 Inc. VAT
(£54.96 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.9%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1993 vintage Ledaig (peated whisky from Tobermory distillery) released by independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Old Particular series. Aged for 21 years in cask 10263 before being bottled in March 2014.
£84.45 Inc. VAT
(£70.38 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.4%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1999 vintage sherry-matured Laphroaig released by independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Old Particular series. Aged for 15 years in refill butt 10273 before being bottled in March 2014.
£72.95 Inc. VAT
(£60.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.4%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1997 vintage Macallan released by independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Old Particular series. Aged for 16 years in cask 10235 before being bottled in March 2014.
£82.95 Inc. VAT
(£69.13 Ex. VAT)
April '14 23rd Wednesday
New today - a rye whisky from Rock Town in Arkansas and eight new Directors' Cut releases.
75cl / 46%
Rock Town was founded by Phil Brandon in 2010, becoming Arkansas' first legal distillery since Prohibition. Made from rye grown in north-east Arkansas, this spicy rye whiskey has a complexity that belies its age.
£39.45 Inc. VAT
(£32.88 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 47.9%
Single Grain Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1973 vintage whisky from the North of Scotland grain distillery bottled at 40 years of age in March 2014 by Douglas Laing for their Directors' Cut series. Distilled in October, the angels took most of this one, leaving us with just 69 bottles. The distillery only ran for about 20 years, closing in 1980 and since dismantled.
£225.00 Inc. VAT
(£187.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.9%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1988 vintage Bunnahabhain from independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Director's Cut series. Distilled in December, this was aged for 25 years in cask 10272 before 104 bottles were yielded in March 2014.
£210.00 Inc. VAT
(£175.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 47.1%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A long-aged 1979 vintage Bunnahabhain from independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Director's Cut series. Distilled in February, this was aged for 35 years in cask 10291 before 102 bottles were yielded in March 2014.
£360.00 Inc. VAT
(£300.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.5%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1984 vintage Highland Park from Douglas Laing, bottled as part of their fancily presented and carefully selected Director's Cut series. Distilled in December, this was matured in a hogshead for 28 years until bottled in September 2013.
£208.00 Inc. VAT
(£173.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.8%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1992 vintage sherry-matured Laphroaig from independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Director's Cut series. Distilled in February, this was aged for 21 years in butt 9969 before 186 bottles were yielded in September 2013.
£199.00 Inc. VAT
(£165.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1988 vintage Macallan from independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Director's Cut series. Distilled in May, this was aged for 25 years in cask 10160 before 117 bottles were yielded in December 2013.
£405.00 Inc. VAT
(£337.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1988 vintage sherry-matured Tamdhu from independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Director's Cut series. Distilled in September, this was aged for 25 years in butt 10297 before 288 bottles were yielded in March 2014.
£196.00 Inc. VAT
(£163.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
An astonishingly old refill barrel Tamnavulin 1968, bottled in March 2014 by Douglas Laing for its Directors' Cut series. Distilled in November, it was aged for 45 long years in refill barrel 10279 which produced just 74 bottles.
£280.00 Inc. VAT
(£233.33 Ex. VAT)
April '14 22nd Tuesday
Two new launches - Wemyss' Lord Elcho blend and Glengoyne 25 year old.
70cl / 40%
Blended Scotch Whisky
Wemyss
Independent bottlers Wemyss first launched Lord Elcho in 2014. They have trawled their stocks of casks to produce an excellent blended whisky with a notable spiciness. It's become an award winner before even hitting the shelves.

San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2014: Silver Medal
£52.45 Inc. VAT
(£43.71 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Glengoyne 25 year old is a 2014 addition to the core range. Made in the distillery's traditional way, with the slowest distillation in Scotland and no peat used in the process. This expression was matured entirely in sherry casks and has resulted in a rich and spicy whisky.
£235.00 Inc. VAT
(£195.83 Ex. VAT)
April '14 16th Wednesday
Just launched - Nikka's Coffey Grain and eight new releases from the first batch of Glenglassaugh's Rare Cask Releases series.
70cl / 45%
Distillery Bottling
Previously only released as part of single casks, Nikka decided to add their Coffey Malt to their core range in 2014. Distilled in a coffey still normally used for grain whisky production, the malt is delightfully rich and oaky.
£49.25 Inc. VAT
(£41.04 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 44.3%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1968 vintage Glenglassaugh released as part of the distillery's first batch of rare cask releases. Distilled on May 7, it was aged for a whopping 45 years, including a final finishing period in a sherry hogshead, before being bottled in February 2014.
£1,200.00 Inc. VAT
(£1,000.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.6%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1972 vintage Glenglassaugh released as part of the distillery's first batch of rare cask releases. Distilled on October 25, it spent the whole of its 41 years in a refill sherry butt before being bottled in February 2014.
£575.00 Inc. VAT
(£479.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 52.1%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1973 vintage Glenglassaugh released as part of the distillery's first batch of rare cask releases. Distilled on December 5, this was matured for 40 long years, including a final finishing period in a manzanilla sherry puncheon, before being bottled in February 2014.
£525.00 Inc. VAT
(£437.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 42.4%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1975 vintage Glenglassaugh released as part of the distillery's first batch of rare cask releases. Distilled on June 18, this spent 38 years in cask, including a final finishing period in a muscatel hogshead, before being bottled in February 2014.
£435.00 Inc. VAT
(£362.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40.7%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1975 vintage Glenglassaugh released as part of the distillery's first batch of rare cask releases. Distilled on September 3, this spent 38 years in cask, including a final finishing period in an oloroso sherry hogshead, before being bottled in February 2014.
£435.00 Inc. VAT
(£362.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 42.9%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1978 vintage Glenglassaugh released as part of the distillery's first batch of rare cask releases. Distilled on October 6, this was aged for 35 years in wood, including a final finishing period in a port hogshead, before being bottled in February 2014.
£365.00 Inc. VAT
(£304.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 41.6%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
From Glenglassaugh's first batch of rare cask releases comes this 1978 vintage release. Distilled on October 6, this was aged for 35 years in wood, including an unspecified finishing period in a sherry hogshead, before being bottled in February 2014.
£365.00 Inc. VAT
(£304.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43.7%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
From Glenglassaugh's first batch of rare cask releases comes this 1986 vintage release. Distilled on February 19, this spent 28 long years in a hogshead, before being bottled in February 2014.
£180.00 Inc. VAT
(£150.00 Ex. VAT)
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 Brothers & 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)


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