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Deal Of the Month
70cl / 40.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
£280.00 Inc. VAT
(£233.33 Ex. VAT)

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March '11 29th Tuesday
70cl / 40%
Blended Scotch Whisky
Launched at the 2011 London Fashion Week, Chivas 18's Vivienne Westwood edition has been styled by the punk fashion icon, who has encased the bottle with a cleverly-folded silk flag based on the original 1805 vintage Trafalgar flag design, and given it a taffeta rosette with an enamel badge.
£375.00 Inc. VAT
(£312.50 Ex. VAT)
March '11 24th Thursday
A final flurry for this tranche of The Whisky Agency / Perfect Dram bottlings.  Quantities of these are miniscule, so be very quick if you want one.
70cl / 45.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
A 40yo Glen Keith 1970, bottled from an ex-bourbon hogshead by star indie bottlers The Whisky Agency. We've had to make this MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER, sorry.
Out of Stock
70cl / 50.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
A single bourbon hogshead of Longmorn from the 1976 vintage, bottled by The Whisky Agency. Our allocation is very small, so this is MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
70cl / 52.8%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Perfect Dram
A cask strength Laphroaig 1990 from a single bourbon cask, jointly bottled by The Perfect Dram & Daily Dram (this being The Perfect Dram version, of course). Nice colour on this 20 year-old.
Out of Stock
70cl / 55.6%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
A 1983 Port Ellen from a refill sherry cask bottled by The Whisky Agency for their Private Stock series. This won't be hanging around long - just 96 bottles came out of the cask and we've only got a few, so it's MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
March '11 22nd Tuesday
70cl / 56.8%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A potent 1997 Clynelish bottled by Berry Bros & Rudd on the cusp of its precocious teens. Described as having spice, honey & vanilla on the nose, with a fruity, spicy, briny, peppery palate. Sounds good to us.
Out of Stock
70cl / 51.4%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The sixth release of the 1973 vintage for Glenfarclas's Family Cask series is from a first fill sherry butt - this should be a cracker.
Out of Stock
70cl / 50.9%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The fifth 1981 released for Glenfarclas's Family Cask series is, unusually, from a plain hogshead - most of the series have been from first fill or refill sherry casks, so this is something a bit different and will make an interesting comparison to the rest of the range.
Out of Stock
70cl / 54.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The fifth release of Glenfarclas's 1982 vintage Family Cask series is, unusually, from a plain hogshead rather than a first fill or refill sherry cask, and will most likely be milder and less sweet than normal Glenfarclas.
Out of Stock
70cl / 53.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A refill sherry hogshead of 1987 Glenfarclas, this is the third release in the distillery's hugely popular Family Casks series.
£208.00 Inc. VAT
(£173.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 59.7%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A first fill sherry butt of the 1993 vintage from Glenfarclas, this is the fifth release in The Family Casks series for this vintage and at nearly 60% is likely to benefit from a drop of water.
Out of Stock
70cl / 60.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A first fill sherry hogshead of Glenfarclas's 1995 vintage bottled for the distillery's Family Cask series. At a hefty 60.1%, a drop of water is probably advised to get the most from this.
Out of Stock
75cl / 63.3%
Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
The 2010 release of Buffalo Trace's high-wheat recipe William Larue Weller bourbon from the company's Antique Collection comes very highly recommended, with 96 points from Malt Advocate's John Hansell, who also made it his joint American Whiskey of the Year.
IWSC - Gold Medal Winner
£106.00 Inc. VAT
(£88.33 Ex. VAT)
March '11 21st Monday
70cl / 55.7%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
1962 has certainly been a popular vintage for Glenfarclas's Family Casks series - this sherry hogshead is the sixth single cask to be released from that year.
Out of Stock
70cl / 60.8%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The fifth 1967 release in Glenfarclas's Family Cask series is a sherry hogshead #5110, and has been bottled at a frankly astonishing 60.8% after over forty years ageing. That hogshead must have been something pretty special.
Out of Stock
70cl / 49.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The sixth release in the Family Casks series for the 1968 vintage is from a single sherry butt - this has been another very popular vintage.
Out of Stock
70cl / 53.9%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The fourth release of the 1969 vintage for Glenfarclas's Family Casks is another sherry hogshead. This should be excellent.
Out of Stock
March '11 18th Friday

All kinds of new goodies this week - and more to come!  You'll need to move pretty fast if you want any of the Whisky Agency / Perfect Dram stuff - we've got very small alllocations of these, and they're very popular.

70cl / 55.8%
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
Dewar Rattray
A luxury 19 year-old blended malt from quality independent bottlers Dewar Rattray, comprised of four sherry butts from different whisky regions: Auchentoshan 1991, Balblair 1990, Benriach 1989 and Bowmore 1991.
£54.35 Inc. VAT
(£45.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 30-year-old Caol Ila 1980 bottled by Douglas Laing from a single refill hogshead as part of the Old Malt Cask series.
Out of Stock
70cl / 46.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The third release of the 1957 vintage for Glenfarclas's Family Casks series, and this time the cask in question is a Sherry Hogshead bottled at a very drinkable natural strength of 46.2%, which is pretty respectable for a whisky over fifty years old.
Out of Stock
70cl / 52.3%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Perfect Dram
A long-aged Highland Park 1977 from a single bourbon cask bottled by The Whisky Agency, whose every new release is hungrily sought-after. As ever, there's only a few of these, so MAXIMUM 1 PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
70cl / 56.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A full-strength single cask Berry Bros bottling from the little-seen Inchgower. A deliciously nutty dram, this surprise package went down a storm at Whisky Live 2011. Excellent stuff.
Out of Stock
70cl / 52.4%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
Another bottling from The Whisky Agency's stash of stunning single Oloroso cask Lochsides. 1981 seems to be something of an annus mirabilis for this distillery, (we've even done our own bottling of this cracking vintage as well). Again, we've only got a few of these, so it's MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
70cl / 52.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
A very old single cask Longmorn, bottled at natural strength from a single ex-bourbon hogshead that yielded just 107 bottles. This won't last long, so it's MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
70cl / 57.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A full strength Linkwood bottled at a natural 100 UK proof (57.1%) by our friends at Berry Bros, who describe this as a fruity, floral dram with a delicately smoky palate.
£58.05 Inc. VAT
(£48.38 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 58.9%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A potent full strength 1998 Laphraoig bottled from a single cask by top indie bottlers Berry Bros & Rudd. Described as vibrant with a leathery, fruity nose and a palate bursting with pepper and peat.
Out of Stock
70cl / 56.1%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
Another single cask 20yo Laphroaig 1990 from The Whisky Agency, with a slightly higher strength than the Perfect Dram version released at the same time. 56.1% after 20 years is pretty good going.
Out of Stock
70cl / 59.9%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
A very potent ex-bourbon hogshead of Laphroaig 1998, bottled by the Whisky Agency for their Liquid Library series and clocking in at a huge 59.9%.
Out of Stock
70cl / 44.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Dewar Rattray
Dewar Rattray have unearthed a 30 year-old single bourbon cask from the Miltonduff distillery. Bottled at a natural 44.5%, this looks very promising and terrific value.
£99.95 Inc. VAT
(£83.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A young-ish single cask Miltonduff bottled by indie bottlers Berry Bros. Described as clean, fresh and fragrant, with a fullish honeyed, grassy, fruity palate.
Out of Stock
March '11 17th Thursday
70cl / 50.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
An official Benriach 1975 (the first we've encountered from this vintage) bottled for The Whisky Agency, Cask 3061 yielded 348 bottles in June 2010 at just over 50% abv. As ever, there's likely to be a stampede for this, so it's
Out of Stock
70cl / 40%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
An ancient 45yo Bunnahabhain from the 1965 vintage, bottled for The Whisky Agency's Private Stock Series without chill-filtration at a natural strength of 40% from a refill hogshead that yielded 195 bottles. This will be popular, and we don't have much, so it's MAXIMUM 2 BOTTLES PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
70cl / 54.3%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Perfect Dram
A very old single ex-bourbon hogshead from one of Speyside's finest distilleries, this was distilled in 1969 and bottled at 54.3% after 41 years in the wood.
Out of Stock
70cl / 51.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Perfect Dram
A very old bourbon hogshead of the little-seen but much-admired Glenallachie from the 1971 vintage. Our allocation of this is tiny, so unfortunately it's MAXIMUM 1 PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
70cl / 46%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A long-aged single cask Glenlivet 1976 that would have been celebrating its 35th birthday in 2011 if lovable indie bottlers Berry Bros hadn't sneaked up behind it and stuck it in a bottle.
Out of Stock
70cl / 59.7%
Single Grain Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 20yo single grain whisky from the Girvan distillery (owned by William Grant's, who are also parent company of Glenfiddich and Balvenie). This has been bottled at a very potent 59.7% cask strength by Douglas Laing for their Clan Denny series.
Out of Stock
70cl / 47.3%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Agency
A very old ex-bourbon hogshead single malt whisky from the extremely obscure Glentauchers distillery, the vast majority of whose spirit is used by owners Pernod Ricard for their Ballantine's and Teacher's blends.
Out of Stock
March '11 14th Monday
70cl / 45.9%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
After 2010's 1938 Mortlach, the second of Gordon & Macphail's 'Generations' series has arrived - a 1940 Glenlivet which, like the Mortlach, has been bottled at 70 years old, making it the joint-oldest whisky ever released. Packaged in the same beautiful teardrop crystal decanter, this is one of the whisky events of the year.
£16,500.00 Inc. VAT
(£13,750.00 Ex. VAT)
75cl / 43%
South African Single Malt Whisky
Yes, you read it correctly - this is South African single malt whisky! Three Ships has been distilled and matured at the James Sedgwick distillery in Wellington and the packaging is in honour of Jan Van Riebeek, the Dutch colonist who founded Cape Town.

World Whiskies Awards 2014: Best African Single Malt
£48.45 Inc. VAT
(£40.38 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Another bargain from Bladnoch, whose drinkability & extra-keen pricing has really endeared it to maltfans since Raymond Armstrong revived the distillery. Bladnoch's single malts are not chill-filtered, so they may go a little cloudy when cold. Don't panic - this is a natural reaction and doesn't affect the flavour one iota.
£43.95 Inc. VAT
(£36.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Introduced in 2011, Distiller's Choice is a no-age-statement vatting of selected Bladnoch casks bottled at a pleasant drinking strength of 46%.
£38.75 Inc. VAT
(£32.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A vatting of two refill American hogsheads of Bowmore 1994, bottled by Gordon & Macphail as part of their Secret Stills series.
Out of Stock
70cl / 46%
An unusual gin from Bruichladdich's 'Ugly Betty' Lomond still, Botanist contains no fewer than 31 botanicals, of which 22 are native to Islay itself, including Mugwort, Meadow Sweet and the enigmatic Lady's Bedstraw flowers.

Winner of TWE Best Spirit of the Year 2013
£33.95 Inc. VAT
(£28.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40.5%
Single Grain Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A single cask of 45 year-old single grain whisky from Cameronbridge distillery, bottled by Douglas Laing for their outstanding Clan Denny series.
£115.00 Inc. VAT
(£95.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 53.5%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A cask strength Cragganmore 1989 from Whisky Magazine's Independent Bottler of the Year, Berry Bros & Rudd. This is a single cask bottled in 2010.
£63.45 Inc. VAT
(£52.88 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A long-aged single cask of 1973 Dailuaine, bottled at full strength by Berry Bros at the grand old age of 37 years old. Described as having a delicately perfumed nose with a drift of smoke, with a silky smooth delivery of rich ripe exotic fruit on the palate.
Out of Stock
70cl / 49.7%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A single cask 1975 vintage Glenlossie from independent bottlers Berry Brothers & Rudd, bottled in 2010 at its natural strength, just shy of 50%. This was bottled in the same year that Berrys' were warded with the title of 'Independent Bottler of the Year' at Whisky Magazine's Icons of Whisky awards.
£167.00 Inc. VAT
(£139.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
This Douglas Laing-bottled Port Ellen 1983 is darker than most recent Old Malt Cask offerings from the distillery as, unusually, it's from a sherry butt. One of 568 bottles.
Out of Stock


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