Malt whisky is the ‘original’ whisky of Scotland. Malt whisky is made only from malted barley, in two (occasionally three) copper pot stills, by a batch process. ‘Single’ malt whisky is the product of an individual distillery. Read More »
A Port Ellen from the early days of the Old Malt Cask series, this is one of a string of single cask PE's that really put Douglas Laing on the map as an independent bottler. The company had vast stocks of Port Ellen after buying it in bulk for their blends, and were able to capitalise on the success of the Rare Malts bottlings which had made the distillery hugely sought-after.
A 22 year old Port Ellen whisky from a single cask which was filled in 1976. Distilled on 28th September, this whisky was bottled at cask strength by Signatory on 2nd October 1998. The distillery was one of many victims of the 1983 cull and bottlings today are amongst the most collectable in the world.
A 13 year old Coleburn, which has been aged for 13 years prior to being bottled for independent bottlers Cadenhead's. Coleburn bottlings are rarely seen nowadays - the distillery was sadly closed by Diageo in 1985.
A 1982 vintage Port Ellen from independent bottlers Wilson & Morgan. This was aged in sherry butt 2031 for 30 years old prior to bottling. Distilled the year before the distillery sadly closed for good.
A 1957 bottle of Glenlossie from independent bottlers Cadenhead's, bottled at 21 years of age. This was awarded an impressive 92 points by Malt Maniac Serge Valentin, who commented it had notes of ginger, liquorice and tangerine.