A 1988 vintage whisky from seldom seen Balmenach, the quiet but active backbone of Inver House's distilling operations. This was distilled on 18th October 1988, matured for 24 years in a hogshead and bottled at cask strength on April 3rd 2013.
A punchy and intensely flavoured Tormore from the Single Malts of Scotland, released at The Whisky Show 2013. Distilled in 1988, matured in a bourbon barrel and bottled in September 2013 at an impressive 64.2%. It takes water well...
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.
A 1988 vintage Highland Park bottled after 25 years of maturation in a single hogshead at full proof by Signatory in 2013 for their Cask Strength Collection. It was distilled on June 16th and bottled on November 22nd.
A 1988 vintage Bunnahabhain from independent bottlers Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection. Aged in a refill sherry butt for 24 years, the angels left this one for us to enjoy, with the cask yielding 588 bottles.
A 25 year old Tamdhu, bottled to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Old Malt Cask brand. Presented in a wooden box with the original style label, this was distilled in June 1988 and bottled in November 2013 from cask 13605. Bottlings of this age from Tamdhu are relatively rare and receive consistently high marks on the Malt Maniac's database, so we have high hopes for this one too.
The 2006 release of 18 year old Macallan. The whisky was distilled in 1988 and earlier. This was part of the annual release which showed off the style of this classically sherried Speyside malt superbly.
A tremendous 25 year old Macallan, bottled in conjunction with the 15th anniversary of the Old Malt Cask brand. Presented in a wooden box with the original style label, this was distilled in May 1988 and bottled in November 2013 from cask 13606.