A 1984 vintage whisky from Bladnoch distilled shortly after the distillery was bought by Arthur Bell & Co (who later joined the Guinness group) and bottled in 1992 by Gordon & Macphail for the Connoisseurs Choice range, shortly before the distillery was mothballed.
A very fancy packaging job for this limited expression of 24yo single malt from the Fettercairn distillery. Owners Whyte & Mackay clearly have confidence in the brand to be spending this sort of marketing money on a distillery many malt fans had given up on - we wish Fettercairn well with this latest rebirth.
An interesting sherry finished whisky from Benriach's 10th single cask release. Distilled in 1984 using peated malt, matured for 28 years and finished in a Pedro Ximenez sherry cask before bottling in June 2013.
One of a series of 6 special bottlings to mark the 15th anniversary of the Old Malt Cask brand. Presented in a wooden box with the original style label, this 29 year old Caol Ila was distilled in January 1984 and bottled in November 2013 from cask 13608.
A sherry cask release of 1984 vintage Caol Ila, bottled exclusively for The Whisky Exchange by the fine folks at Signatory. This was an easy "yes" when selecting which casks we would bottle with Signatory - soft peat, rich sherry, lots of fruit and excellent balance.
A 1984 vintage Glenesk, bottled in 2004 by independent bottling specialists Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice series. The distillery closed in 1985 and is today still used as a maltings, although the rest of the equipment has been dismantled.
A bottling of rare Glenesk from Gordon & Macphail, part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. Glenesk was a victim of the early 1980s distillery closures and closed its doors for the last time in 1985, the year after this whisky was distilled.
A 1984 vintage bottling of Caol Ila from the folks at Douglas Laing, released as part of their premium Old & Rare Platinum Selection range. Distilled in March 1984, matured in a sherry hogshead and bottled in January 2012 at 27 years old.
A 27 year old whisky from Orkney's Highland Park distillery, bottled by the folks at Douglas Laing for their Old & Rare Platinum Selection. It was distilled in December 1984, matured in a refill hogshead and bottled just shy of its 28th birthday, in September 2012.
A single cask bottling from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of whisky from distillery 56, Coleburn, now closed. Distilled in 1984, the year before the distillery ceased to operate for good, and matured for 10 years.
The 6th cask of Coleburn that The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottled and one of only nine they ever did. This was distilled just a year before the distillery closed for good and is therefore a real piece of history.