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Deal Of the Month
70cl / 42.9%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
£365.00 Inc. VAT
(£304.17 Ex. VAT)

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October '12 26th Friday
Some distillery bottlings today, including new Arrans, the Gleglassaugh Massandra Connection series of wine finishes, Oban's latest Distillers Edition and the much talked about Macallan Gold.
70cl / 57.1%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A single cask release of bourbon cask matured Arran whisky. This whisky has been aged for atleast 12 years and bottled at cask strength in July 2010.
£47.45 Inc. VAT
(£39.54 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.4%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A single cask release of Arran whisky, distilled on 20th April 1998 and bottled in 2010. This whisky has been matured in a sherry cask bottled at cask strength.
£47.45 Inc. VAT
(£39.54 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.2%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1967 vintage whisky from Glenglassaugh. This has been finished in a Red Port Style wine barrel. The wine is made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, and is affectionately referred to as 'the Tsar's port'. The whisky itself has been aged for an amazing 45 years so expect to find strong oak notes present with the wine finish adding juicy, sweet fruits to the experience.
£665.00 Inc. VAT
(£554.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 53.3%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1972 vintage whisky from Glenglassaugh for their "The Massandra Connection" series. This whisky has been aged for 39 years and finished in "Sherry Style Wines". Sherry style wines are made from a variety of grapes and have a similar flavour profile as sherry (as the name would suggest). This particular sherry style wine is a combination of Sercial, Verdelho, and Crimean Albillo grapes.
£440.00 Inc. VAT
(£366.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.7%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1979 vintage whisky from Glenglassaugh. This whisky has been aged for 39 years and spent time finishing in a barrel previously used for Aleatico wine. The influence of such a sweet wine, gives the whisky a sweet, fruity taste.
£425.00 Inc. VAT
(£354.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 44.8%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1978 vintage whisky from Glenglassaugh. This whisky has been finished in a cask previously used for Madeira style wine. A beautifully sweet, fruity 33 year old.
£338.00 Inc. VAT
(£281.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A gift set containing a bottle of Macallan Gold and a pair of branded cufflinks. Gold was released in late 2012 as part of a series of colour-themed bottlings introduced to replace the distillery's age-statement expressions. Produced from 9-15yo first fill and refill sherry casks, it was designed to sit between the now-defunct 10yo Sherry Oak and 10yo Fine Oak bottlings.
£35.85 Inc. VAT
(£29.88 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The 1997 vintage edition of Oban's Distillers Edition, finished in Montilla casks some extra sweetness and complexity.
£64.95 Inc. VAT
(£54.13 Ex. VAT)
October '12 25th Thursday
A whole load of new whiskies from the indie bottlers today, with releases from Signatory, Douglas Laing and Gordon & Macphail, including a sneaky OB taster set of drams from G&M's Benromach distillery.
70cl / 59.2%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1990 vintage whisky from Ardmore. This whisky is a marriage of two casks and has been matured in Wine Treated bourbon barrels for 22 years. Bottled by signatory at cask strength for their cask strength collection.
£67.85 Inc. VAT
(£56.54 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 54.6%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1982 vintage whisky from Caol ila distillery. This whisky has been aged for 29 years and bottle at cask strength for Signatory's Cask Strength Collection.
£131.00 Inc. VAT
(£109.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 60.1%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1980 vintage whisky from Glenlochy. This whisky has been matured for 32 years in a Refill Butt and bottled by Signatory for their Cask Strength Collection.
£320.00 Inc. VAT
(£266.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
Thsi whisky is a marriage of two casks from Cragganmore distillery. This 1997 whisky has been matured in oak hogsheads and aged for a minimum of 14 years. Bottled in 2012, without chillfiltration.
£38.45 Inc. VAT
(£32.04 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A 1997 vintage whisky from Caol Ila distillery on Islay. This whisky is a vatting of 3 casks and has been aged for a minimum of 14 years. This whisky has been bottled without chillfiltration.
£52.95 Inc. VAT
(£44.13 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Signatory
A single cask release of Glenlivet whisky, distilled in 1996. This whisky has been matured in a first fill sherry butt for 15 years. Bottled by Signatory for their Un-chillfiltered series.
£38.95 Inc. VAT
(£32.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.9%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A single cask release of 1982 vintage whisky from Caperdonich. This whisky has been aged for 30 years in a refill butt and bottled at cask strength, yielding just 209 bottles. An excellent edition to the growing range of malts in Douglas Laing's Directors' Cut series.
£166.00 Inc. VAT
(£138.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.3%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1977 vintage whisky from Glenlivet. This has been bottled at cask strength after 35 years of aging, so it's no surprise that this single cask release is limited to just 155 bottles.
£190.00 Inc. VAT
(£158.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 52.7%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 21 year old whisky from Macallan, distilled in March 1991, matured in a refill hogshead and bottled in July 2012 by Douglas Laing for their Directors' Cut range.
£133.00 Inc. VAT
(£110.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.3%
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1996 vintage Springbank, richly coloured after 15 years of maturation in a sherry butt before bottling in 2012 by Douglas Laing as part of their Directors' Cut series.
£125.00 Inc. VAT
(£104.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1996 vintage whisky from Macallan, bottled in July 2012 by Douglas Laing for their Old Malt Cask range after 16 years of maturation in a refill butt.
£71.45 Inc. VAT
(£59.54 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1998 vintage whisky from closed Caperdonich, mothballed since 2002. This has been bottled by Gordon & Macphail for their Connoisseurs Choice range.
£45.95 Inc. VAT
(£38.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 1966 vintage whisky from Glenburgie. Bottled in 2012 by Gordon & Macphail, making this approximately 46 years old.
£349.00 Inc. VAT
(£290.83 Ex. VAT)
60cl / 44%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A set of 20cl bottles showcasing the range of whiskies produced by Benromach. It features the Peat Smoke, 10 year old and their Special Edition Organic whisky.
£41.95 Inc. VAT
(£34.96 Ex. VAT)
October '12 24th Wednesday

A bit of peat for you today, with the latest smoky releases from Bruichladdich - PC10, Peat Project and 169ppm Octomore 5.1, as well as the latest prestige bottling from Bowmore - a 1985 vintage.

70cl / 59.5%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The late 2012 release under Bruichladdich's Octomore label, peated to a fairly astounding 169ppm. Expect fire from the cask strength and lots of smoke, but also some elegance hiding behind the fireworks. As ever the producer's notes (below) are well worth a read.

This is restricted to THREE BOTTLES per customer
£135.00 Inc. VAT
(£112.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A statement of intent from Bruichladdich master distiller Jim McEwan, showing his vision for Port Charlotte spirit - peated to 44ppm and vatted from various vintages.
£49.95 Inc. VAT
(£41.63 Ex. VAT)
20cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A small bottle of Bruichladdich's Peat Project edition of their peated Port Charlotte spirit. A multi-vintage vatting showcasing head distiller Jim McEwan's plans for the whisky.
£12.95 Inc. VAT
(£10.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 59.8%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A land mark edition of Port Charlotte that celebrates both the achievement of Bruichladdich in producing the spirit but also the new generation of distilling at the distillery - Allan Logan, distillery manager, is the youngest holder of that title in Scotland and successor to Jim McEwan - Tro Na Lintean means 'Through the Generations'.
This is restricted to ONE BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER
£75.55 Inc. VAT
(£62.96 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 52.3%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A limited edition of just 747 bottles from Bowmore, distilled in 1985 and bottled in 2012. A classic mid-80s expression with fruit, chocolate and smoke running through the palate.
£550.00 Inc. VAT
(£458.33 Ex. VAT)
October '12 22nd Monday
The 2012 releases from the Buffalo Trace Antique collection - we suspect Jim Murray may have these in his top whiskies next year, so grab them now before they disappear...
75cl / 71.4%
Kentucky Straight Bourbon
The 2012 edition of the whiskey often seen as the pinnacle of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection - George T Stagg. Bottled at an incredible 71.4% this is packed full of intense flavour but isn't for the faint hearted.
This is restricted to ONE BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER
Out of Stock
75cl / 66.2%
Straight Rye Whiskey
2011's edition of Thomas H. Handy was named as World Whiskey of the Year in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2013, and this 2012 version is cut from very much the same cloth - a huge rye bursting with spice at full cask strength of 66.2%.
£111.00 Inc. VAT
(£92.50 Ex. VAT)
75cl / 61.7%
Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
The 2012 edition of the wheated entry in Buffalo Trace's incredible yearly Antique Collection, turning up the regular WL Weller to 11 with this intensely flavoured cask strength whiskey. 2011's release was named as Second Finest Whiskey in the World in Jim Murray's 2013 Whisky Bible and this is more of the same. Fabulous stuff.
£111.00 Inc. VAT
(£92.50 Ex. VAT)
October '12 18th Thursday
A range of things today, with three award winning Irish whiskies from The Wild Geese that went down well at The Whisky Show a few weeks back, as well as Glen Moray's intriguing peated spirit, St George's 'Gold' celebration of 2012 and the much anticipated Glenfarclas 105 20yo.
50cl / 40%
A highly recommended Irish blended whiskey from Wild Geese, the cornerstone of their much lauded range. This is distilled at Cooley distillery in County Louth.
£18.45 Inc. VAT
(£15.38 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Blended Irish Whiskey
An award winning blended Irish Whiskey from Wild Geese, with 89.9 points from Jim Murray in his 2010 Whisky Bible and a 'Highly Recommended' from The Spirits Journal.
£33.15 Inc. VAT
(£27.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Blended Irish Whiskey
A limited edition version of Wild Geese's blended Irish whisky, rated 93/100 in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible in 2010. The blend is made at Cooley's distillery in County Louth
£41.65 Inc. VAT
(£34.71 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Irish Single Malt Whiskey
A single malt Irish whiskey produced for Wild Geese that's picked up a few accolades since 2010, including Best Non-Age Irish Malt in the World Whisky Awards 2011 and 94 points from the Ultimate Beverage Challenge.
£50.65 Inc. VAT
(£42.21 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 60%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Another addition to the 105 family, a series of whiskies bottled at a powerful 105 proof. We've already seen the 'No Age Statement' and the 40 year old, and now we have a whole new malt to enjoy. The 20 year old looks absolutely stunning! We'd be surprised if this malt wasn't as popular as its predecessors. MAX 2 BOTTLES PER PERSON
£181.00 Inc. VAT
(£150.83 Ex. VAT)
20cl / 60.6%
Distillery Bottling
A small bottle of a new style of spirit from Glen Moray - peated. This is the first batch to be commercially released, in a 20cl bottle, and isn't yet whisky, having not been aged for 3 years. An interesting, and rather tasty, sign of things to come from Glen Moray.
£16.95 Inc. VAT
(£14.13 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
English Single Malt Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A limited edition bottling from The English Whisky Company celebrating everything that has happened during the year 2012, such as the Queen's Jubilee and the Olympics. Limited to just 366 bottles, one for each day of the year.
This is limited to ONE PER CUSTOMER
Out of Stock
October '12 17th Wednesday
A few new releases from Adelphi
70cl / 56.1%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Adelphi
A 12 year old Bowmore, distilled in 2000 and bottled at natural cask strength for the Adelphi selection range.
£61.85 Inc. VAT
(£51.54 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Adelphi
A 1992 vintage from Longmorn, bottled from a single cask in 2012 by the folks at Adelphi.
£83.45 Inc. VAT
(£69.54 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 51.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Adelphi
A single cask release of whisky from Macallan distillery. Bottled at cask strength, after 14 years of maturation, by Adelphi.
£78.45 Inc. VAT
(£65.38 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 53.9%
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Adelphi
A 1996 vintage whisky from Springbank. This whisky has been aged for 16 years and bottled by Adelphi.
£79.45 Inc. VAT
(£66.21 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 58.8%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Adelphi
A 1995 vintage whisky from Tamdhu. This whisky has been aged for 17 years. As with all whiskies in the Adelphi Selection, this whisky has been bottled at natural strength without chill-filtration.
£69.55 Inc. VAT
(£57.96 Ex. VAT)
October '12 16th Tuesday
A pair of books by the excellent Charlie MacLean today - updates to both his Miscellany of Whisky and the indispensable Whiskypedia.
Author: Charles Maclean
Charles MacLean's love letter to the world of whisky, full of stories explaining the mystery and wonder behind the spirit. A brilliant introduction to the world of Scotch whisky.
£10.00
Charles MacLean's in depth guide to the world of Scotch whisky, exploring the production of our favourite spirit from field to glass.
£16.99
October '12 15th Monday

Some very exciting new releases today - these two little beauties made their public debuts a week ago at our TWE Whisky Show.  We have a cask strength Karuizawa 1984 from a first fill sherry butt, and an ex-bourbon-matured 1982 bottled at 46%.  Both were extremely popular at the Show, but there's a few bottles left.  However, you're advised not to hang around if you want one, and to give everyone a faIr chance they're both MAXIMUM ONE BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.

70cl / 64.5%
Japanese Single Malt Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Another enormously potent first fill sherry cask from Karuizawa, this was distilled in 1984 and displays very big earthy savoury notes, overcooked Dundee cake, leathery fruit and a hint of smoke. At 64.5% a drop of water (or four) is perfectly acceptable, but we actually preferred this one neat. MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
70cl / 46%
Japanese Single Malt Whisky
Distillery Bottling
An exciting development - our first ever bourbon-matured Karuizawa! This is from the 1982 vintage and has been bottled at 46% with our new Koi label. A huge hit at the 2012 TWE Whisky Show. MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER.
Out of Stock
October '12 11th Thursday
A true feast of spectacular new bottlings today, featuring a raft of special bottlings released at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show, plus some VERY exciting new arrivals from Single Malts of Scotland and Port Askaig.
70cl / 55.9%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
A wonderfully fresh, minerally Caol Ila bottled by TWE from a single ex-bourbon cask. Lots of sea air, seaweed and seashells make this the olfactory equivalent of a picnic on the beach. A big hit at 2012's TWE Whisky Show.
£70.45 Inc. VAT
(£58.71 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
Another massive hit at 2012's TWE Whisky Show, this single cask Glenrothes has a classic bourbon cask character after four decades in the wood, without ever becoming over-oaked. Delicious vanilla and honey sweetness, with sweet cinnamon & clove on the finish.
£225.00 Inc. VAT
(£187.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
A single cask Rosebank 21yo bottled by The Whisky Exchange with one of our stylish retro labels inspired by classic whisky designs from days gone by. This one is from an ex-bourbon cask and is delightfully sweet and elegant, even if we do say so ourselves.
£125.00 Inc. VAT
(£104.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.5%
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
Something of a curio, this one - a cask strength single malt from Springbank distillery, with more than a hint of smoke about it, suggesting it might actually be one of the distillery's other single malts. Strong and youthful, this is an assertive dram with notes of flax, wet peat, hay and pear eau de vie.
£75.45 Inc. VAT
(£62.88 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Berry Bros & Rudd
A very venerable 1973 vintage Glenlivet, bottled just a year before its 40th birthday by our chums at Berry Bros. & Rudd, especially for TWE to launch at our 2012 Whisky Show. Delicious woodglue and cake spice notes, this is stonking stuff.
£145.00 Inc. VAT
(£120.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.9%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
A long-aged 1976 vintage from the very seldom-seen Glentauchers distillery, this was bottled from a single bourbon hogshead that yielded just 150 bottles. Glentauchers keeps less than 1% of its spirit back for bottling as single malt, with the rest going into owner Pernod Ricard's blends, particularly Ballantine's.
£151.00 Inc. VAT
(£125.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
Ledaig is the peated spirit made at Tobermory distillery on the Isle of Mull. This feisty young cask strength whippersnapper shows plenty of muscle and exhibits flavours of bonfires, honey and fruit cake thanks to maturation in a sherry cask. A massive hit at 2012's TWE Whisky Show.
Out of Stock
70cl / 51.4%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
We're lucky to have reclaimed this excellent Longmorn for The Single Malts of Scotland series - it was originally bottled in 2009 for an overseas market, but was shelved at the last minute. A nutty, appley Longmorn with a generous dollop of clove and cinnamon spices.
£65.45 Inc. VAT
(£54.54 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 60.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
Originally bottled in 2009, this immensely powerful (60.2%) bourbon-matured Mortlach 1993 was originally destined for the overseas market before being shelved at the last minute, and is now safely back in the SMoS fold. Hurrah!
£65.55 Inc. VAT
(£54.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 51.1%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
The third release of Port Askaig 30 year old is the first to be bottled at cask strength, giving it an unprecedented depth of smoky sweet flavour and a gloriously rich, generous texture. A majestic, magnificent dram.
£200.00 Inc. VAT
(£166.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45.8%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
The fresh young addition to the family, Port Askaig 12 year old was introduced at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2012 and is a delightfully vibrant, sooty, salty seaside dram perfect for autumn and winter hipflasks.
£44.45 Inc. VAT
(£37.04 Ex. VAT)
October '12 9th Tuesday
A much anticipated release from Old Ballantruan - a 10 year old heavily peated single malt.
70cl / 50%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The first edition of Old Ballantruan with an age statement, bottled after 10 years. It's made at Tomintoul using heavily peated barley and is bottled at a solid 50% ABV.
£46.75 Inc. VAT
(£38.96 Ex. VAT)
October '12 1st Monday
A stack of new things from Douglas Laing today.
70cl / 50.9%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A single cask release of 1982 vintage whisky from Caperdonich. This whisky has been aged for 30 years in a refill butt and bottled at cask strength, yielding just 209 bottles. An excellent edition to the growing range of malts in Douglas Laing's Directors' Cut series.
£166.00 Inc. VAT
(£138.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.3%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1977 vintage whisky from Glenlivet. This has been bottled at cask strength after 35 years of aging, so it's no surprise that this single cask release is limited to just 155 bottles.
£190.00 Inc. VAT
(£158.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A single cask release of 1990 vintage Glen Ord. This whisky has been aged for 21 years and matured in a Refill butt. Bottled for Douglas Laing's Old Malt Cask series, at their preferred strength of 50%.
£75.45 Inc. VAT
(£62.88 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 47.4%
Single Grain Scotch Whisky
Clan Denny
A 1964 vintage single grain whisky from Dumbarton. Matured for 46 years in a refill hogshead and bottled at cask strength for Douglas Laing's Clan Denny series, this ancient grain from an extinct distillery was a big hit at TWE Whisky Show 2012.
£129.00 Inc. VAT
(£107.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 53.6%
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
A special Christmas edition of Big Peat Islay blended malt whisky. Big Peat is made by vatting whisky from only Islay distilleries. This special edition has been bottled at Cask Strength and has had its label and presentation tube festively redesigned.
Out of Stock
70cl / 46%
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
A vatting of single casks of Talisker and Craigellachie, chosen by Douglas Laing to be released as one of their Double Barrel whiskies.
£41.95 Inc. VAT
(£34.96 Ex. VAT)


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