Latest Whisky Releases – July 2017

Released July 2017

Below are this months newest Whisky expressions and limited releases to hit the online shelves.  Click on the buttons to read more.

17th July 2017

Inchmoan 12 Year Old

Inchmoan 12 Year Old 70cl / 46% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Inchmoan is the peated single malt produced at Loch Lomond. The 12 Year Old is sweet and spicy with notes of vanilla and a smoky backbone.

£44.45

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17th July 2017

Isfjord Whisky #2 | Peated

Isfjord Whisky #2  |  Peated 50cl / 42% | Danish Single Malt Whisky

#2 is the lightly peated release from Denmark's Isfjord. Matured in bourbon barrels, finished in new oak and bottled with ice water from Greenland, this is fruity and gently smoky with notes of caramel, chocolate and vanilla.

£72.95

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17th July 2017

Laphroaig 2001 | 16 Year Old (Old Malt Cask)

Laphroaig 2001  |  16 Year Old (Old Malt Cask) 70cl / 50% | Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A sherry-matured smoke bomb from Laphroaig, distilled in February 2001 and bottled in April 2017 by Hunter Laing for the Old Malt Cask series. It was a refill butt, which has let the Laphroaig character shine through, combining classically fruity and coastal notes with rich sherry-cask fruit and spice.

£145.00

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17th July 2017

Craigellachie 1995 | 21 Year Old Sherry Cask (Old Malt Cask)

Craigellachie 1995  |  21 Year Old Sherry Cask (Old Malt Cask) 70cl / 50% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 1995 vintage Craigellachie from independent bottler Hunter Laing as part of the Old Malt Cask series. Distilled in September, it was aged in sherry butt 13740 for 21 years before bottling in April 2017. Rich and creamy with notes of vanilla, apples, and sultanas.

£85.45

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17th July 2017

Caol Ila 2004 | Bot. 2017 (Connoisseurs Choice)

Caol Ila 2004  |  Bot. 2017 (Connoisseurs Choice) 70cl / 46% | Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 2004 vintage Caol Ila from independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail as part of the Connoisseurs Choice series. This was aged for around 13 years in bourbon barrels before release in 2017.

£42.55

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17th July 2017

Braeval 1998 | Bot. 2016 (Connoisseurs Choice)

Braeval 1998  |  Bot. 2016 (Connoisseurs Choice) 70cl / 46% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 1998 vintage Braeval (also known as Braes of Glenlivet) released under Gordon & Macphail's Connoisseurs Choice label. Much of the distillery's production is used to produce volume for the Chivas Regal range of blends and no official distillery bottlings are produced.

£66.25

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17th July 2017

Glen Grant 2005 | Bot. 2016

Glen Grant 2005  |  Bot. 2016 70cl / 43% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Carrying the classic distillery label, first seen in the days when Gordon & MacPhail were Glen Grant's official bottler, this was distilled in 2005 and bottled in 2016 after more than a decade of maturation.

£38.45

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17th July 2017

14th July 2017

Inchmurrin 2001 | 15 Year Old Single Cask

Inchmurrin 2001  |  15 Year Old Single Cask 70cl / 53.1% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Chosen by The Whisky Exchange, this exclusive single cask Inchmurrin was distilled at Loch Lomond in September 2001. Bottled at 15 years of age in May 2017, this has notes of tangy orange, sweet vanilla and spicy ginger.

£79.95

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14th July 2017

Edradour Ballechin Double Malt | 8 Year Old

Edradour Ballechin Double Malt  |  8 Year Old 70cl / 46% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

How to make a lightly peated whisky at Edradour? Combine one sherry butt of unpeated Edradour with three bourbon barrels of heavily peated Ballechin. Aged for eight years, this has notes of dark chocolate, praline and smoke.

£59.95

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14th July 2017

Stagg JR. Bourbon

Stagg JR. Bourbon 75cl / 65% | Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Stagg Jr shares many characteristics with its older brother George T Stagg. It's big, bold and high strength, but younger and more accessible. This is the third batch and shows a perfect balance of sweet and spicy flavours.

£78.85

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14th July 2017

13th July 2017

Dalmore Constellation 1990 | Cask 18

Dalmore Constellation 1990  |  Cask 18 70cl / 56.5% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Part of Dalmore's 21-strong Constellation Collection, this 1990 vintage was aged in American white oak for 19 years before being finished for 2 years in a Matusalem Oloroso sherry butt.

£3,000.00

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13th July 2017

Dalmore 1992 | Constellation Collection Cask 18

Dalmore 1992  |  Constellation Collection Cask 18 70cl / 53.8% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

The most youthful entry in Dalmore's incredible Constellation Collection, distilled on 17th December 1992 and bottled at a 'mere' 19 years old. One of 21 bottles making up the series, it spent 10 years in a first fill Kentucky Bourbon Barrel before finishing for 9 years in a European Oak port pipe. A beautifully presented whisky with flavour to back up the pomp.

£2,400.00

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13th July 2017

Dalmore Constellation 1991 | Cask 27

Dalmore Constellation 1991  |  Cask 27 70cl / 56.6% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

This 20-year-old whisky spent its last three years in an oloroso-sherry cask. This added flavours of liquorice and spice to crushed almonds, pineapple, coconut and maple syrup.

£2,700.00

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13th July 2017

Dalmore Constellation 1991 | Cask 1

Dalmore Constellation 1991  |  Cask 1 70cl / 57.9% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

One of two 1991 vintage whiskies in Dalmore's Constellation Collection, this enjoyed a three-stage maturation: for the first 11 years in a bourbon barrel, six years in a Brandy de Jerez cask and the final three years in another bourbon barrel. Rich and fruity with notes of banana, almond, sultana, caramel fudge, fig cake and mulled wine.

£2,850.00

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13th July 2017

Dalmore Constellation 1983 | Cask 2

Dalmore Constellation 1983  |  Cask 2 70cl / 49.5% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Aged for 28 years, including a three-year finish in sherry casks, the 1983 bottling of Dalmore's Constellation Collection is very fruity with notes of pear drops, maraschino cherry, apricot and orange, backed up with roasted chestnuts, nutmeg and espresso coffee.

£10,000.00

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13th July 2017

Dalmore Constellation 1978 | Cask 1

Dalmore Constellation 1978  |  Cask 1 70cl / 47.1% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Distilled in 1978 and aged in cask #1, this release in Dalmore's iconic Constellation Collection is incredibly complex and displays notes of lemon cake, dates, almonds, pear, peach and mango. This 33-year-old whisky was finished for four years in oloroso-sherry wood.

£7,200.00

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13th July 2017

Dalmore Constellation 1969 | Cask 1

Dalmore Constellation 1969  |  Cask 1 70cl / 49.9% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Aptly distilled the year man landed on the moon, the 1969 release of the Constellation Collection is sweet and rich with notes toffee, cinnamon, black cherry, sultanas and treacle. It was finished for three years in a bourbon-barrel as part of its 43-year maturation.

£24,750.00

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13th July 2017

Dalmore Constellation 1964 | Cask 09 693

Dalmore Constellation 1964  |  Cask 09 693 70cl / 45.1% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

The oldest release in Dalmore's Constellation Collection, the 1964 is rich and complex with notes of peach, coffee, apples and cinnamon. This was aged for 46 years, including a three-year finishing period in oloroso-sherry wood.

£42,000.00

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13th July 2017

Glen Keith 1997 | 19 Year Old Signatory

Glen Keith 1997  |  19 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 46% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 1997 vintage Glen Keith from independent bottler Signatory as part of the Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 26 May, it was matured in a pair of hogsheads for 19 years before being bottled on 11 May 2017. The distillery's whiskies display a fruity and spicy character.

£51.75

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13th July 2017

Glenfiddich 40 Year Old | Release 13, Bot.2016

Glenfiddich 40 Year Old  |  Release 13, Bot.2016 70cl / 46.2% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The 13th release of Glenfiddich's series of incredible 40-year-old whiskies, bottled in 2016. Vatted from a selection of excellent casks as well as the saved remnants of previous year's vattings. Incredibly complex with notes of fruit cake, dates, raisins and stewed apples.

£2,750.00

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13th July 2017

Port Dundas 1991 | 26 Year Old Signatory

Port Dundas 1991  |  26 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 58.5% | Single Grain Scotch Whisky

This is a 25-year-old whisky from the now-closed Port Dundas distillery. Produced on 14 March 1991 and aged in a single hogshead, this is a classically light and sweet grain.

£96.95

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13th July 2017

Auchentoshan 1992 | 25 Year Old Signatory

Auchentoshan 1992  |  25 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 47.9% | Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 1992 vintage Auchentoshan, bottled from a single bourbon barrel in 2017 at full proof by Signatory for the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 19 February and bottled on 1 May.

£130.00

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13th July 2017

10th July 2017

Macallan Whisky Maker’s Edition | 1920’s Locomotive

Macallan Whisky Maker’s Edition  |  1920’s Locomotive 70cl / 42.8% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Macallan Whisky Maker's Edition has been personally crafted by the distillery's manager, Bob Dalgarno, from a mix of sherry and bourbon casks and bottled at his preferred drinking strength of 42.8%. Originally released for global travel retail, this is fruity, sweet and spicy.

Please note, this is the bottling with a 1920s locomotive on the label and box.

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10th July 2017

Glen Grant 1962 | Bot. 2008

Glen Grant 1962  |  Bot. 2008 70cl / 40% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Another of Gordon & Macphail's long-aged Glen Grants which, along with Glenfarclas, represent the best-value long-aged sherried Speysides available. Thankfully, Glen Grant is one of those special Speysiders (like Glenfarclas, Mortlach and Macallan) that is capable of withstanding immense oak ageing without tasting like a pile of wet sawdust.

£740.00

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10th July 2017

7th July 2017

Macduff 1991 | 26 Year Old Chieftain’s

Macduff 1991  |  26 Year Old Chieftain’s 70cl / 46% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This 1991 Macduff has been aged in a sherry butt for 26 years. Bottled by Ian Macleod as part of the Chieftain's series, this is rich, fruity and spicy. You don't see a lot of these about, as most of Macduff's spirit goes into owner Dewar's William Lawson blend.

£165.00

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7th July 2017

Caperdonich 1995 | 22 Year Old Chieftain’s

Caperdonich 1995  |  22 Year Old Chieftain’s 70cl / 56.8% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This 22-year-old whisky was distilled in June 1995 at Caperdonich, which closed in 2002. Aged in a single hogshead, this was bottled by Ian Macleod in June 2017 as part of the Chieftain's series.

£360.00

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7th July 2017

Bunnahabhain 1989 | 27 Year Old Dun Bheagan

Bunnahabhain 1989  |  27 Year Old Dun Bheagan 70cl / 43.4% | Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Dun Bheagan released this 27-year-old Bunnahabhain in 2017. Distilled in October 1989 and aged in a pair of hogsheads, 427 bottles were produced.

£270.00

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7th July 2017

6th July 2017

Glenrothes 2000 | Single Sherry Cask #2364

Glenrothes 2000  |  Single Sherry Cask #2364 70cl / 58.7% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

This 2000 Glenrothes is part of batch 1 of the distillery's UK Exclusive Single Cask series. Aged in a sherry butt for more than 16 years, this is rich, fruity, nutty and spicy.

£97.95

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6th July 2017

Glenrothes 2006 | Single Sherry Cask #5454

Glenrothes 2006  |  Single Sherry Cask #5454 70cl / 67.2% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Released as part of the first batch of Glenrothes' UK Exclusive Single Cask series, this 2006 vintage was aged in a first-fill sherry butt for more than a decade. A classic example of sherried Speyside whisky with a creamy texture notes of chocolate and citrus fruit.

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6th July 2017

Glen Keith 1991 | 25 Year Old Signatory

Glen Keith 1991  |  25 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 48.2% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 1991 vintage Glen Keith from Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Aged for 25 years in a pair of bourbon barrels, this is rich and sweet.

£110.00

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6th July 2017

Glen Elgin 1990 | 25 Year Old Signatory

Glen Elgin 1990  |  25 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 50.6% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A single-cask 1990 vintage whisky from Glen Elgin. This was distilled on 29 November, fully matured in a bourbon barrel for 25 years and bottled at cask strength by Signatory for the Cask Strength Collection on 12 April 2016.

£102.00

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6th July 2017

Glenburgie 1995 | 21 Year Old Signatory

Glenburgie 1995  |  21 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 57.3% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 21-year-old whisky from Glenburgie, bottled by the folks at Signatory for the Cask Strength Collection at 57.3%. Distilled on 15 June 1995, matured in a hogshead and bottled on 17 April 2017.

£94.95

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6th July 2017

Ledaig 2005 | 11 Year Old Signatory

Ledaig 2005  |  11 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 57% | Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky

An 11-year-old Ledaig from Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 8 November 2005, this peated whisky was aged in a first-fill sherry butt, a combination that always proves popular.

£72.65

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6th July 2017

Edradour 2006 | Bourbon Cask Bot. 2017

Edradour 2006  |  Bourbon Cask Bot. 2017 70cl / 59.8% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

A 10-year-old single bourbon cask from Edradour. Distilled on 27 February 2006 and bottled on 22 February 2017. A beautifully presented release from the Highlands's smallest distillery.

£70.75

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6th July 2017

Glenrothes 1976 | Single Cask #2677

Glenrothes 1976  |  Single Cask #2677 70cl / 47.4% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

The oldest release in the first batch of The Glenrothes' UK Exclusives Single Casks series, this was distilled in 1976. Aged for almost 40 years in a refill bourbon hogshead, this has notes of fudge, coconut and apple strudel. This comes with a pair of casters, plinth for the bottle, and a book about the release.

£850.00

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6th July 2017

Slane Irish Whiskey

Slane Irish Whiskey 70cl / 40% | Irish Blended Whiskey

Slane is a blended Irish whiskey aged in a combination of virgin-oak, refill-American-whiskey and oloroso-sherry casks. The result is an elegant and spicy dram with notes of caramel, dried fruit, caramel and butterscotch.

£26.45

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6th July 2017

CI8 | Elements of Islay

CI8  |  Elements of Islay 50cl / 55.2% | Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A marriage of five bourbon barrels from the mid-2000s, the eighth Cl is light and creamy with notes of lemon, rock salt and custard.

£44.95

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6th July 2017

LG7 | Elements of Islay

LG7  |  Elements of Islay 50cl / 56.8% | Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The seventh Lg was distilled in the mid-2000s and aged in four refill bourbon barrels. A classic example of the distillery's meaty style with notes of cockles and burnt honeycomb, too.

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6th July 2017

OC4 | Elements of Islay

OC4  |  Elements of Islay 50cl / 59.1% | Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Hailing from the 2010 vintage, the fourth Oc is a marriage of three bourbon barrels. This shows excellent balance between sweet malt, meat and heavy smoke.

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6th July 2017

5th July 2017

Fettercairn 1988 | 28 Year Old Signatory

Fettercairn 1988  |  28 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 52.9% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This 1988 vintage Fettercairn has been aged for 28 years in a single hogshead. Showing off the distillery's natural character, this was bottled by indie bottler Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection on 17 April 2017.

£99.45

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5th July 2017

Linkwood 1997 | 19 Year Old Signatory

Linkwood 1997  |  19 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 55% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This bottling of 1997 vintage whisky comes from Linkwood, one of Diageo's workhorse distilleries. Aged for 19 years in a pair of hogsheads, this was bottled on 1 May 2017 for Signatory's Cask Strength Collection, and shows off the distillery's honeyed nature.

£94.75

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5th July 2017

Mortlach 2008 | 8 Year Old Signatory

Mortlach 2008  |  8 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 60.8% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This 2008 Mortlach was distilled on 4 June, aged in a pair of bourbon barrels and bottled at eight years of age by Signatory. This is a classic example of the meaty style of whisky this Speyside distillery is famous for.

£60.95

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5th July 2017

Glenrothes 1990 | 26 Year Old Signatory

Glenrothes 1990  |  26 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 51.9% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Aged for 26 years, this is a 1990 vintage Glenrothes from Signatory's Cask Strength Collection. Matured a hogshead which yielded just 179 bottles on 31 January 2017, this shows off the Speyside distillery's honeyed and peppery character.

£94.95

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5th July 2017

Ledaig 2010 | 6 Year Old Signatory

Ledaig 2010  |  6 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 46% | Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 2010 vintage Ledaig from indie bottler Signatory as part of The Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 21 June, it was aged in a pair of first-fill bourbon barrels for six years, before being bottled on 2 February 2017. Ledaig is the name for the smoky, peaty whisky from Tobermory distillery on the Isle of Mull.

£34.95

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5th July 2017

Dailuaine 1997 | 19 Year Old Signatory

Dailuaine 1997  |  19 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 46% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A 1997 Dailuaine bottled by Signatory for the Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 21 May, it was aged for 19 years in a pair of hogsheads before being bottled on 15 February 2017. Dailuaine whiskies are noted for having notes of pepper and oranges.

£45.85

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5th July 2017

Edradour 2002 | 14 Year Old | Natural Cask Strength

Edradour 2002  |  14 Year Old  |  Natural Cask Strength 70cl / 55.2% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Edradour's Natural Cask Strength bottlings enjoy a lofty status, This one was distilled on 28 August 2002, aged in cask 1420 and bottled on 24 March 2017, yielding 701 bottles. The purest expression of the distillery's spirit, this is full of dried fruit and spice.

£78.65

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5th July 2017

Inchmoan 1992 | 25 Year Old

Inchmoan 1992  |  25 Year Old 70cl / 48.6% | Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Inchmoan is the peated whisky made at Loch Lomond distillery. Matured in refill bourbon barrels for 25 years, this 1992 vintage release is rich and spicy with notes of pineapple, vanilla and smoke.

£205.00

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5th July 2017

Benrinnes 1995 | 21 Year Old Signatory

Benrinnes 1995  |  21 Year Old Signatory 70cl / 49.7% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A single-cask release of 21-year-old Benrinnes bottled by Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 6 June 1995, matured in a pair of hogshead and bottled on 1 May 2017.

£85.75

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5th July 2017

4th July 2017

Glenlossie 1992 | 24 Year Old

Glenlossie 1992  |  24 Year Old 70cl / 56.3% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange, this is a 1992 Glenlossie from independent bottler Signatory. Aged for 24 years in a hogshead, this is big and spicy with notes of liquorice, pepper and citrus fruit. Much of the distillery's production is used for the Haig range of blends, but casks like this show it's a very underrated distillery.

£110.00

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4th July 2017

Glen Moray Mastery 120th Anniversary

Glen Moray Mastery 120th Anniversary 70cl / 52.3% | Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Distillery Bottling

Mastery is a commemorative release of Glen Moray to celebrate the distillery's 120th anniversary. A blend of five vintages, the oldest of which is 1978, matured in a combination of sherry, port and Madeira casks, this is rich with notes of chocolate, coffee and vanilla.

£830.00

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4th July 2017

3rd July 2017

Finlaggan Original | Peaty

Finlaggan Original | Peaty 70cl / 40% | Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

An Islay single malt whisky from a secret unnamed distillery. Reasonably priced and nicely peaty.

£29.95

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3rd July 2017