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Deal Of the Month
70cl / 43%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
£139.00 Inc. VAT
(£115.83 Ex. VAT)

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November '11 30th Wednesday
70cl / 56.1%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
A 20 year old single malt whisky from Aberlour, bottled by our sister company Speciality Drinks Ltd as part of the Single Malts of Scotland range. Distilled in 1990, matured in a hogshead and then bottled on the 27th of May 2011 with an outturn of just 200 bottles.
Out of Stock
November '11 28th Monday
75cl / 40%
Straight Rye Whiskey
A rye whiskey made to an old prohibition era recipe. This was allegedly Al Capone's favourite whiskey, back in the days when it was illegal to make it, and it's been resurrected for the 21st century. Made and bottled in small batches, it's an old fashioned whiskey with a little bit of history.
£49.95 Inc. VAT
(£41.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 52.13%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
Only the second official bottling of whisky from closed distillery Glenugie in recent times, following the previous 32 year entry with this 1980 vintage 30 year old. The distillery closed in 1983 and has since been demolished, and bottlings in general are quite rare.
£275.00 Inc. VAT
(£229.17 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 49%
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1973 vintage whisky from Inverleven, a malt distillery that operated from within the Dumbarton grain distillery complex until 1991. This is part of Chivas Brothers's Deoch an Doras series, roughly translated as 'One for the road', and was bottled in 2011 at 37 years old.
£285.00 Inc. VAT
(£237.50 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 53.9%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Adelphi
A 1982 vintage Aultmore, bottled from a single cask by independent bottler Adelphi. A 29 year old, bottled at cask strength in 2011.
£115.00 Inc. VAT
(£95.83 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Adelphi
A 1977 vintage single cask Benriach from independent bottler Adephi. A deeply coloured 34 year old, suggesting that the single cask probably used to hold sherry.
£187.00 Inc. VAT
(£155.83 Ex. VAT)
50cl / 59.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A cask strength release of 1997 vintage Longmorn bottled by distillery owners Chivas Brothers as one of their Cask Strength Editions. 14 years old and at a natural strength of 59.6%.
£43.95 Inc. VAT
(£36.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.1%
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A wine cask finished malt from Longrow, part of their regular series of full proof bottlings exploring interesting wood. This one was matured for 11 years in refill bourbon casks before recasking in fresh Burgundy casks for a 3 year finish.
£60.45 Inc. VAT
(£50.38 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.3%
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The third batch of Springbank's popular 12 year old Cask Strength whisky. This one is bottled at 55.3%.
Out of Stock
November '11 24th Thursday
70cl / 58.1%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1995 vintage whisky from Blair Athol, part of Douglas Laing's new (as of late 2011) Directors' Cut range. The whisky is a sherried 16 year old, bottled at a hefty 58.1%.
Out of Stock
75cl / 50%
Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
A fantastic whisky in great packaging. Named for Colonel E H Taylor, an early owner of the Buffalo Trace distillery who helped shape the bourbon production process, it uses an adaptation of his old recipe and methods to give an old fashioned, great tasting bourbon.
£106.00 Inc. VAT
(£88.33 Ex. VAT)
112.5cl / 62.5%
Unaged American Spirit
Distillery Bottling
A set of three half bottles of white dog (unmatured whiskey) show-casing Buffalo Trace's 3 main spirit recipes. Along with the already released Mash #1 there is also Wheated Mash, used to make WL Weller and Pappy Van Winkle, and Rye Mash, used to make Sazerac. An interesting insight into the development of whiskey in the cask and an increasingly popular cocktail ingredient.
£74.95 Inc. VAT
(£62.46 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A distillery bottling from Gordon & Macphail's Benromach, focusing on their experiments with wine finishing - this one compliments the initial bourbon cask maturation with a finish in a barrel previously used to hold Burgundy.
£33.45 Inc. VAT
(£27.88 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 45%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A wine finished whisky from Benromach, who like playing with casks. This was distilled in 2001 and spent the end of its 10 years of maturation in a cask that used to hold Hermitage wine.
£32.95 Inc. VAT
(£27.46 Ex. VAT)
November '11 22nd Tuesday

It's Last Vatted Malt Day!!  From 23rd November 2011, it will be illegal to label a whisky as 'vatted' malt or grain: instead, everyone has to use the 'blended malt' or 'blended grain' terms from now on.

Compass Box and TWE have teamed up to pay tribute to the passing of this small but significant piece of whisky terminology, creating a commemorative bottling: the Last Vatted Malt.  It's a delightful union of perfectly integrated peat and sherry: you can read more on the TWE Blog here and if you don't know what the heck we're on about, check out John Glaser's explanation of the new rules here.

70cl / 53.7%
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
A whisky commemorating the end of an era in Whisky history - the enactment of the Scotch Whisky Regulations of 2009. After the 22nd of November 2011 whiskies can no longer be labelled as Vatted Malts, the new term being the (debatably) confusing Blended Malt Whisky. This bottling, a cask strength vatting of 35 year old Speyside whisky and 26 year old Islay whisky, is Compass Box's tribute.

Whisky Bible 2013: 96.5 Points
£176.00 Inc. VAT
(£146.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 46%
Blended Grain Scotch Whisky
Compass Box
This is Compass Box's last bottling named using the now-banned 'Vatted' term for a mix of whiskies from different distilleries. A mix of 42yo Invergordon, 29yo Carsebridge, 20yo Port Dundas and 14yo Cameron Bridge, just 297 bottles were released on 22nd November 2011. MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER
£130.00 Inc. VAT
(£108.33 Ex. VAT)
November '11 21st Monday
Kilchoman's first 5 year old whisky today, a 2006 vintage matured in a mixture of first fill and refill bourbon casks.
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 2006 vintage Kilchoman bottled by the distillery. A special bottling this, as it's the first official release of five year old whisky, a significant landmark in their development as a young distillery.
£49.45 Inc. VAT
(£41.21 Ex. VAT)
November '11 17th Thursday
70cl / 59.4%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A 1980 vintage Caol Ila released as part of Douglas Laing's always impressive Platinum Selection. It's a single cask that was bottled at a cask strength of 59.4% in the summer of 2011.
£220.00 Inc. VAT
(£183.33 Ex. VAT)
November '11 16th Wednesday
A small smattering of bottles today - A pretty 1986 vintage Laphroaig from Douglas Laing, a pair of G&M red wine finished whiskies and the long awaited 2011 Bell's Decanter, celebrating this summer's Royal Wedding.
70cl / 45%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A rare red wine finish from Gordon & Macphail, complimenting an initial 10 years of maturation in bourbon casks with a 30 month finishing in Hermitage casks, a french red wine normally made using Syrah grapes.
Out of Stock
70cl / 45%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A bottling of Linkwood as part of Gordon & Macphail's Private Collection series, with an interesting red wine cask finish. The casks originally matured Cote Rotie, a red wine from the north of the Rhone region, and the finishing complimented an initial maturation in bourbon casks.

Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
£84.95 Inc. VAT
(£70.79 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 55.9%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
Another impressive bottling from Douglas Laing's Platinum Selection range. A 25 year old Laphroaig, distilled in 1986 and bottled at a solid 55.9%.
£310.00 Inc. VAT
(£258.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40%
Blended Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The 2011 Bell's decanter (the only decanter being released by Bell's in 2011 as the Christmas ones take a break), produced to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
£84.95 Inc. VAT
(£70.79 Ex. VAT)
November '11 15th Tuesday
Something for everyone today, with a pair of Arrans, Balvenie's much anticipated Tun 1401 Batch 2, Johnnie Walker's Blue Label collaborations with Porsche, the previously duty free only Johnnie Walker Double Black, a pretty Dalmore set, and Bourbon Barrel special editions from both Yamazaki and Hakushu.
70cl / 54.1%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A cask strength of Arran's excellent entry level 12 year old whisky. Spicy with the kick that cask strength whisky gives.
£45.95 Inc. VAT
(£38.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 56.3%
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1997 single cask bottling from Arran. Matured in a sherry cask and bottled at 14 years old at cask strength.
£65.85 Inc. VAT
(£54.88 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 50.6%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The long awaited follow up to the distillery only first batch, Tun 1401 Batch 2 is named for Malt Master David Stewart's favourite marrying tun, used to create this whisky. It's a multi-vintage combination of sherry and bourbon cask whiskies from the late 1960s through to the late 1980s and elegantly blends age and (comparative) youthful vigour.
World Whiskies Awards 2012 - Best Speyside No Age Statement

MAXIMUM ONE PER CUSTOMER
Out of Stock
70cl / 40%
Blended Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A special edition of Johnnie Walker, produced as a collaboration between Diageo and the Porsche Design Studio. The Cube is a storage box for a bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label and 4 chunky tumblers which splits in half to also form an ice bucket with a pair of tongs included, perfect for drinking iced water to refresh the palate before savouring the company's most prestigious blend.BESPOKE ENGRAVING SERVICE AVAILABLE!
£410.00 Inc. VAT
(£341.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40%
Blended Scotch Whisky
A special edition Johnnie Walker label presentation, complete with an engraved metal and leather box designed by Porsche. The box divides in two to give a bottle holder and ice bucket, so you can refresh the palate with iced water before enjoying the whisky neat.BESPOKE ENGRAVING SERVICE AVAILABLE!
£196.00 Inc. VAT
(£163.33 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 40%
Blended Scotch Whisky
An interesting twist on Johnnie Walker Black Label, Double Black was rolled out for general release in 2011 after a successful launch in travel retail. Double Black adds to the normal Black Label profile by including more Islay whisky and casks that have been heavily charred, giving a more intense flavour with a greater emphasis on smoke while keeping true to the sophisticated Johnnie Walker style.
£34.95 Inc. VAT
(£29.13 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 43%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A 1988 vintage from The Glenrothes, matured for almost 25 years before bottling. The palate has a silky mouthfeel with wonderful rich fruit and a weight and depth that belies its 43% bottling strength.
£110.00 Inc. VAT
(£91.67 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.2%
Japanese Single Malt Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The unpeated half of the pair of bourbon barrel matured whiskies released by Suntory in 2011. Limited to just 1000 bottles in the UK market this was matured in first fill bourbon casks, giving a big spicy and malty whisky.
£99.95 Inc. VAT
(£83.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 48.2%
Japanese Single Malt Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A long-trailed whisky from Hakushu that has finally reached our shores - matured in first fill bourbon barrels to give a massively fruity dram.
£99.95 Inc. VAT
(£83.29 Ex. VAT)
20cl / 40%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A special box of 5 Dalmore expressions, uniting the 12, Gran Reserva, 15, 18 and King Alexander into one set.
Out of Stock
November '11 14th Monday
A few Chieftain's bottlings from Ian Macleod today, as well as G&M's latest Speymalt Macallan.
70cl / 43%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gordon & Macphail
A 2000 vintage from Macallan bottled by Gordon & Macphail, as usual, under their Speymalt banner. Fairly young in comparison to some of G&Ms expressions, but with character beyond its years.
£69.95 Inc. VAT
(£58.29 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 57.2%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Ian Macleod
A bottling of 1993 vintage Mortlach, bottled by Ian Macleod as part of the Chieftain's range. This was matured in a sherry cask, as the colour attests, before bottling at a cask strength of 57.2% in late 2011.
Out of Stock
November '11 9th Wednesday
Three long awaiting bottles from the folk at Bruichladdich today - PC9, Islay Barley and the Laddie Ten, their first 10 year old completely made with spirit from since they took over the distillery.
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A long awaited whisky from Bruichladdich - a 10 year old comprising solely of unpeated spirit produced since Murray McDavid took over the distillery at the turn of the century. A landmark in their production and the beginning of a new age for the distillery.

Please note this is limited to 2 bottles per customer.
£49.95 Inc. VAT
(£41.63 Ex. VAT)
70cl / 59.2%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
After a brief unnumbered interlude, in the form of An Turas Mor, Port Charlotte is back with PC9. It's gaelic name, An Ataireachd Ard, means 'Surge of the sea' and we hope this has the maritime edge that we've come to expect.
Out of Stock
70cl / 50%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
The first of a potential series of whiskies from Bruichladdich with terroir very much at the forefront. This whisky is made from barley grown on Islay a mile from the distiller at Kentraw farm, malted without peat and then distilled and matured on Islay. A truly local whisky.
MAXIMUM ONE PER CUSTOMER
Out of Stock


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