Old & Rare

Our top 10 favourite old & rare spirits of the month

Chosen by Whisky Exchange co-founder Sukhinder Singh and head buyer Dawn Davies MW

  • Brora 1970 / 32 Year Old / Old & Rare Platinum

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 58.4%

    3 (2 Reviews)

    Brora 1970 / 32 Year Old / Old & Rare Platinum

    A 1970 vintage Brora bottled by Douglas Laing as part of their Platinum Selection series. Closed in 1983, Brora bottlings are much in demand, especially great ones like this. This was awarded an average of 92 points by 7 of the Malt Maniacs.

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    £6,000

    £8,571.43 per litre

  • Barbancourt 15 Year Old / Reserve Du Domaine / Bot.1970s

    75cl / 43%

    Barbancourt 15 Year Old / Reserve Du Domaine / Bot.1970s

    An old bottle of Barbancourt 15-year-old rum. This Reserve du Domaine was a limited release of 20,000 bottles , which we estimate was sometime in the 1970s.

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    £600

    £800 per litre

  • Talisker 12 Year Old / Bot.1980s

    Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    75cl / 43%

    Talisker 12 Year Old / Bot.1980s

    An old distillery bottling of Talisker 12 year old from the 1980s, featuring the Johnnie Walker Striding Man at the top of the front label.

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    £1,100

    £1,466.67 per litre

  • Macallan 1950 / Bot.2009 / Speymalt / Gordon & Macphail

    Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 43%

    Macallan 1950 / Bot.2009 / Speymalt / Gordon & Macphail

    £8,500

    £12,142.86 per litre

  • Glenmorangie 10 Year Old / Bot.1960s

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    75cl / 40%

    Glenmorangie 10 Year Old / Bot.1960s

    An old 10 year old Whisky from Glenmorangie. Glenmorangie is one of the most known Whiskies in the world, and their entry level 10 year old can be found in almost any shop or supermarket. This older bottle, on the other hand, is something quite special. We estimate that this bottle is from sometime in the 1960s.

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    £650

    £866.67 per litre

  • Strathisla 1964 / 48 Year Old / Sherry Cask / Gordon & Macphail

    Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 43%

    Strathisla 1964 / 48 Year Old / Sherry Cask / Gordon & Macphail

    An amazing colour on this long-aged Strathisla. This single first fill sherry butt was distilled in 1964 and bottled by Gordon & Macphail in 2013 at 48-years-old.

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    £1,750

    £2,500 per litre

  • Benedictine D.O.M Liqueur / Bot.1950s

    75cl / 43%

    Benedictine D.O.M Liqueur / Bot.1950s

    An old bottle of Benedictine's famed DOM liqueur, herby and delightful since the 16th century. We think this bottle was produced in the 1950s.

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    £199

    £265.33 per litre

  • North Port Brechin 1981 / 36 Year Old / Signatory 30th Anniversary

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 57.2%

    North Port Brechin 1981 / 36 Year Old / Signatory 30th Anniversary

    Astonishing single malt from a long-gone Highland distillery, this bottle of North Brechin 36 Years Old – bottled as part of Signatory Vintage's 30th anniversary series – has spent its life in a refill sherry butt, collecting subtle oak influence without losing its soul to the wood. A sublime dram.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Heather Heather
    • Ginger Ginger
    • Hazelnut Hazelnut
    • Oak Oak
    • Butterscotch Butterscotch

    £1,275

    £1,821.43 per litre

  • Strathmill Centenary (1891-1991)

    Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    75cl / 40%

    Strathmill Centenary (1891-1991)

    A fine looking bottle of seldom seen whisky from Speyside's Strathmill, a replica of that bottled in the 1940s and emblazoned with original's price (12/6) and tax (8/5). This was bottled for Strathmill's Centenary in 1991 and was given only to staff.

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    £700

    £933.33 per litre

  • Secret Stills No: 2.1 (Cragganmore) 1966 / Sherry Cask / Gordon & MacPhail

    Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 45%

    Secret Stills No: 2.1 (Cragganmore) 1966 / Sherry Cask / Gordon & MacPhail

    A Secret Stills release from Gordon & Macphail from distillery #2 (shh, it's Cragganmore...). A 1966 vintage whisky bottled in 2006 at about 40 years old.

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    £1,200

    £1,714.29 per litre