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Deal Of the Month
70cl / 40%
Irish Single Malt Whiskey
Malt of the Month! (was £137.00)
£99.00 Inc. VAT
(£82.50 Ex. VAT)

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August '14 29th Friday
New today - new whiskies from Douglas Laing and Benriach
70cl / 52.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A UK-exclusive 1995 vintage Benriach. Aged for 18 years in cask 182044 before just 205 bottles were yielded in July 2014.

Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
£84.95 Inc. VAT
(£70.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 52.4%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1996 vintage Benriach from the 11th batch of the distillery's single cask releases. Aged for 18 years, including an unspecified period in a puncheon which used to hold Pedro Ximenez sherry, this was bottled in July 2014 as part of a release of 663 bottles.

Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
£87.95 Inc. VAT
(£73.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.6%
Single Grain Scotch Whisky
Clan Denny
A 1988 vintage single grain Invergordon from independent bottler Clan Denny. Aged in a North American oak for 26 years before being bottled in 2014.
£74.95 Inc. VAT
(£62.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.2%
Single Grain Scotch Whisky
Clan Denny
A 1988 vintage single grain Port Dundas from independent bottler Clan Denny. Aged in a single refill hogshead for 25 years, this was bottled a few years after the distillery sadly closed for good.
£86.75 Inc. VAT
(£72.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45.2%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1978 vintage Bunnahabhain from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Directors' Cut series. Distilled in December, it was aged in a single refill hogshead for 35 years before 129 bottles of this spicy whisky were yielded in June 2014.
£292.00 Inc. VAT
(£243.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 53.8%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1993 vintage Macallan from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Directors' Cut series. Distilled in June, it was aged in a single barrel for 21 years before 177 bottles of this sweet and malty whisky were yielded in June 2014.
£178.00 Inc. VAT
(£148.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 51.1%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1979 vintage Port Ellen from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Directors' Cut series. Distilled in May, it was aged in a refill hogshead for 35 years before 162 bottles were yielded in June 2014 – over 30 years after the distillery sadly closed for good.

Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
£810.00 Inc. VAT
(£675.00 Ex. VAT)
August '14 28th Thursday

New today - a set of releases from Signatory and a gift set containing the ever-popular Highland Park 12.

70cl / 59.6%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1988 vintage Blair Athol from independent bottler Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 21 October, it was matured in a pair of refill sherry butts for 25 years before 551 bottles were yielded on 3 July 2014.
£97.75 Inc. VAT
(£81.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 58%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1991 vintage Ben Nevis from independent bottler Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 16 August, it was matured in sherry butt 2909 for 22 years before 569 bottles were yielded on 17 February 2014.
£52.45 Inc. VAT
(£43.71 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1992 vintage Bruichladdich from independent bottler Signatory as part of their Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 20 November, it was aged in a pair of hogsheads for 21 years before being bottled on 14 April 2014.
£64.45 Inc. VAT
(£53.71 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 8 November, it was matured in hogsheads 171200 and 171201 for 18 years before being bottled on 26 June 2014.
£41.95 Inc. VAT
(£34.96 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A gift set containing a bottle of perennial-favourite Highland Park 12 Year Old and a pair of glasses to share it from. It remains one of the gold standard malts for other distillery bottlings to aspire to. With a delicious sweetness (heather-honey is their preferred description) and a warming, silky mouthfeel, this is a whisky that never lets you down.
£36.95 Inc. VAT
(£30.79 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 5 November, it was matured in bourbon barrels 11767 and 11768 for 15 years before being bottled on 25 June 2014.
£41.25 Inc. VAT
(£34.38 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 51.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1990 vintage Mortlach from independent bottler Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 17 September, it was aged in sherry butt 6076 for 23 years before 472 bottles were yielded on 8 July 2014.
£90.25 Inc. VAT
(£75.21 Ex. VAT)
August '14 27th Wednesday
Just arrived - a truly exceptional 50-year-old Bowmore.
70cl / 40.7%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
An exceptional release from Bowmore – distilled in December 1961, this whisky was aged for 50 years in a pair of ex-bourbon hogsheads. The bottle is hand-blown by Glasstorm, the burr elm display cabinet handcrafted by Peter Toaig and the silver neck stopper and collar fashioned by Thomas Fattorini. An incredible Islay malt.

Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
£16,000.00 Inc. VAT
(£13,333.33 Ex. VAT)
August '14 26th Tuesday
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Wemyss
A single cask Caol Ila from 1982. Bottled by Wemyss Malts for the single cask range. Each individual cask is named according to its character, so expect some smoky notes from this one.
£120.00 Inc. VAT
(£100.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Wemyss
A 1997 vintage Clynelish released by independent bottlers Wemyss. They name their whiskies after one of the prominent flavours it reminds them of - this one is called 'Cayenne Cocoa Bean'.
£67.95 Inc. VAT
(£56.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Wemyss
A 1989 vintage Glen Garioch released by independent bottlers Wemyss, after around 25 years of maturation. They name their whiskies after one of the prominent flavours it reminds them of - this one is called 'Brandy Peaches And Cream'.
£86.95 Inc. VAT
(£72.46 Ex. VAT)
37.5cl / 45%
American Whiskey
A 2001 vintage bourbon from Buffalo Trace bottled as part of their Experimental Collection. A marriage of 2 barrels left to mature for 11 years and 9 months and bottled at 45% after losing 26% of the casks' volume to evaporation.
£70.25 Inc. VAT
(£58.54 Ex. VAT)
37.5cl / 45%
A 2001 vintage rye bourbon from Buffalo Trace bottled as part of their Experimental Collection. A marriage of 2 barrels left to mature for 11 years and 9 months and bottled at 45% after losing 24% of the casks' volume to evaporation.
£70.25 Inc. VAT
(£58.54 Ex. VAT)
37.5cl / 45%
A 2001 vintage wheat-based bourbon from Buffalo Trace bottled as part of their Experimental Collection. A marriage of 2 barrels left to mature for 11 years and 7 months and bottled at 45% after losing 62% of the casks' volume to evaporation.
£70.25 Inc. VAT
(£58.54 Ex. VAT)
August '14 21st Thursday
Now in - the long-awaited first release from the new Mortlach range – Rare Old.
50cl / 43.4%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The opening entry in the super-premium Mortlach range, combining bourbon and sherry matured whisky to create a spicy, rich and flavoursome dram that shows off the distillery's fantastic spirit.
£56.95 Inc. VAT
(£47.46 Ex. VAT)
50cl / 55.9%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
The second Elements of Islay release from this distillery, which we have cunningly named 'Bw'. An rich and fruity dram, with orange notes and a spicy kick.
£59.95 Inc. VAT
(£49.96 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50%
A bottle of Evan Williams' higher-strength white label at 100 proof. Evan Williams is revered as the first ever commercial distiller in Kentucky (he started in 1783). Today, the whiskey bearing his name is made by Heaven Hill and is the second-biggest bourbon brand in the US.
£29.95 Inc. VAT
(£24.96 Ex. VAT)
August '14 18th Monday
70cl / 49.4%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Carn Mor
A 1989 vintage Highland Park from independent bottler Càrn Mòr. Distilled on 25 October, it was aged in sherry hogshead 3214 for 24 years before 258 bottles were yielded on 31 March 2014. A rare example of long-aged sherried Highland Park.
£299.00 Inc. VAT
(£249.17 Ex. VAT)
August '14 15th Friday
70cl / 59.2%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
An exclusive cask strength release of sherried Ledaig, bottled for the folks of Reddit's /r/Scotch community, aka Scotchit.
£55.00 Inc. VAT
(£45.83 Ex. VAT)
August '14 14th Thursday
New today - the Summer 2014 releases from Glenfarclas's The Family Casks series.
70cl / 41%
French Rye Spirit
White Rhino Rye is the first release from Vulson, a collaboration between Domaine des Hautes Glaces in the French Alps and Xavier Padovani of Experimental Cocktail Club. Made from organic rye, grown, malted and distilled on site, it's sweet, fruity and spicy.
£46.95 Inc. VAT
(£39.13 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1996 vintage whisky from edge-of-Speyside distillery Tomatin, bottled by Gordon & Macphail for their Connoisseurs Choice range in 2013.
£55.75 Inc. VAT
(£46.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46.7%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1954 vintage Glenfarclas released as part of the distillery's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks. Aged in plain butt 1259, this was bottled on 25 March 2014.
£1,560.00 Inc. VAT
(£1,300.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 51.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1966 vintage Glenfarclas released as part of the distillery's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks. Aged in sherry butt 4196, this was bottled on 26 March 2014.
£680.00 Inc. VAT
(£566.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 57.8%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A long-aged 1969 vintage Glenfarclas released as part of the distillery's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks. Aged in refill butt 2454, this was bottled on 26 March 2014.
£632.00 Inc. VAT
(£526.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A richly coloured 1973 vintage Glenfarclas released as part of the distillery's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks. Aged in sherry hogshead 4795, which judging by the colour was first-fill, this was bottled on 26 March 2014.
£540.00 Inc. VAT
(£450.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 41.8%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1976 vintage Glenfarclas released as part of the distillery's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks. Aged in refill butt 3105, this was bottled on 26 March 2014.
£415.00 Inc. VAT
(£345.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1983 vintage Glenfarclas released as part of the distillery's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks. Aged in hogshead 31, this was bottled on 26 March 2014.
£345.00 Inc. VAT
(£287.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 47%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1984 vintage Glenfarclas released as part of the distillery's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks. Aged in hogshead 6032, this was bottled on 27 March 2014.
£573.00 Inc. VAT
(£477.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45.4%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
From Glenfarclas's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks comes this 1985 vintage. Aged in refill sherry hogshead 2591, this was bottled on 27 March 2014.
£288.00 Inc. VAT
(£240.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1987 vintage Glenfarclas released as part of the distillery's Summer 2014 releases of The Family Casks. Aged in refill sherry butt 3829, this was bottled on 27 March 2014.
£231.00 Inc. VAT
(£192.50 Ex. VAT)
August '14 12th Tuesday
New in today: the final release in Arran's Devil's Punch Bowl trilogy and a Glencraig.
70cl / 53.4%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The final instalment in Arran's Devil's Punchbowl trilogy, Chapter 3 has been matured in a combination of 21 casks (eight oloroso sherry butts, eight French oak barriques and five bourbon barrels). Living up to its tagline, it's a dark and rich 'fiendish finale'.

Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
Out of Stock
70cl / 44.3%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1976 vintage whisky distilled at Glenburgie - the alternative name was used for spirit distilled with their Lomond stills, removed in 1981 effectively 'closing' Glencraig. This matured for 38 years in a bourbon barrel before bottling in July 2014.
£233.00 Inc. VAT
(£194.17 Ex. VAT)
August '14 11th Monday
35cl / 42.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The first UK release to carry the distillery's name on the label, this second batch 23 year old Kininvie was distilled in 1990. With some sherry wood influence, this is rich and floral.

Please note this is limited to 1 bottle per customer.
£96.95 Inc. VAT
(£80.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Japanese Blended Malt Whisky
Taketsuru's no-age-statement blended malt contains a high percentage of malt from Miyagikyo, with the reminder coming from Yoichi. Aged on average for around 10 years in a variety of different cask types, including some sherry wood for extra richness.
£44.95 Inc. VAT
(£37.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46.4%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A special bottling of 1986 Glenturret released for Glasgow's hosting of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Aged for 27 years before being bottled just before the event, this has sweet notes of tropical fruit.
£150.00 Inc. VAT
(£125.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 30 year old expression from Dalmore, Ceti was aged initially for 23 years in American ex-bourbon white oak barrels before being finished for seven years in Matusalem oloroso sherry butts.
£1,100.00 Inc. VAT
(£916.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40%
Blended Irish Whiskey
The 2014 edition of Midleton Very Rare. The first to be selected by new Master Distiller, Brian Nation. The flagship blend from Ireland's biggest distillery (home of Jameson), it is a small batch blend released annually, generally to universal acclaim.

Please note this is limited to 1 bottle per customer.
£150.00 Inc. VAT
(£125.00 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1999 vintage Aberfeldy from independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail bottled as part of their Connoisseurs choice series. Much of the distillery's production is used as a base for the Dewar's range of blended whiskies, for which it is the spiritual home.
£41.75 Inc. VAT
(£34.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 51.6%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1983 vintage whisky from Caol Ila bottled by Signatory for their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 8 November and bottled on 2 July 2014 after 30 years in hogshead.
£184.00 Inc. VAT
(£153.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.4%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A Signatory bottling of 16 year old Glenlivet, released as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 6 November 1997, matured in a sherry butt and bottled on 1 July 2014, yielding 589 bottles.
£73.75 Inc. VAT
(£61.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.5%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A single cask 1986 vintage whisky from Glenturret, bottled at cask strength by Signatory for their Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 16 December, matured in hogshead #308 and bottled 27 years later on 5 May 2014.
£97.95 Inc. VAT
(£81.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 17 year old Glenrothes from Signatory, stylised as Glen Rothes on the label, as usual. This was distilled on 2 June 1997, aged in a single refill sherry butt and bottled as part of Signatory's Un-Chillfiltered Collection on June 26 2014.
£42.75 Inc. VAT
(£35.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 57.1%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Another of Edradour's outstanding Natural Cask Strength single cask bottlings. This is from the 2000 vintage and, judging by the colour and the relatively large number of bottles, it's a pretty safe guess that this was from a sherry butt. These releases are extremely popular - don't hang around if you fancy one.
£67.45 Inc. VAT
(£56.21 Ex. VAT)


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