Released October 2016
Below are this months newest Whisky expressions and limited releases to hit the online shelves. Click on the buttons to read more.
27th October 2016
Aged for 28 years in a refill hogshead, this Glenturret was distilled in November 1987. Most of the distillery's production is used for Famous Grouse, but occasionally some single malt sees the light of day. This has notes of pepper, malt, honey and citrus fruit.
This 18-year-old Glen Spey has notes of red berries, malt, gingerbread and orange chocolate. Distilled in December 1997 and bottled in September 2016 for Douglas Liang's Old Particular series.
A 2005 vintage Laphroaig from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Provenance series. Aged in a refill hogshead, this was bottled in August 2016 at 10 years of age.
A 2008 vintage Ledaig (peated Tobermory) from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Provenance series. Aged in a refill hogshead, this was bottled in August 2016 at 8 years of age.
A 2006 vintage Mortlach from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Provenance series. Aged in a refill hogshead, this was bottled in August 2016 at 10 years of age.
A 1996 vintage Arran bottled by Douglas Laing as part of the Old Particular series of bottlings. The distillery had only opened a year before, having been the first legal distillery on the island since 1837. This is thick and chewy with notes of coffee, vanilla and honey.
A 1982 vintage whisky from cult closed distillery Port Ellen. Distilled in the October the year before the distillery closed its doors for good, this was aged for 32 years in a refill hogshead. Smoky with notes of earth and barbecued meat.
A young, seven-year-old, Talisker from Douglas Laing as part of the Provenance series. Distilled in 2008, it was aged in a refill hogshead and was bottled in August 2016. A warming and fiery smoky whisky.
This is a 27-year-old whisky from the now-closed Port Dundas distillery. Distilled in February 1991 and aged in a single refill hogshead, this is a classically light and sweet grain, with notes of citrus, cereal and honey.
Independent bottlings of Glengoyne are incredibly rare. This one was distilled in April 1996 and aged for 20 years in a refill hogshead. The result is a rich and layered whisky with notes of lemon, zest, sweet orange and lingering spice.
A sweet and fruity 21-year-old Linkwood from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Old Particular series. Distilled in May 1995, this has notes of Seville oranges, spiced fruit and candied lemon zest.
26th October 2016
Highland-based Loch Lomond distillery produce this single grain using coffey stills. Despite the name it is produced using malted barley, however its production falls foul of convention, so grain it is! A smooth ride, with a few interesting twists owing to its unconventional production of this Single 'Grain'.
A 1972 vintage Invergordon single grain whisky released by independent bottler Gordon & Company as part of the Pearls of Scotland series. This was aged for 43 years before 263 bottles were yielded in June 2016.
A 1971 vintage North of Scotland single grain whisky released by independent bottler Gordon & Company as part of the Pearls of Scotland series. This was aged for 45 years before 266 bottles were yielded in June 2016.
A young example of Glentauchers from indie bottler Adelphi. Rarely seen as single malt, this was distilled in 2007 and aged for eight years in a single cask.
This is a 1998 vintage Glen Garioch from renowned independent bottler Adelphi. This was aged for 17 years in cask 3727, which judging from the colour used to contain sherry, and bottled in 2016 at full strength of 56.8%.
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A 1996 vintage Clynelish from independent bottler Adelphi. This was aged for 19 years in cask 11446 and bottled in 2016 at full strength of 49.1%. A classic example of waxy and fruity Clynelish.
This epic 38 year old was distilled in 1970, just a few years after Caperdonich's revival. The distillery has been mothballed since 2002 by owners Pernod Ricard, and seems unlikely to open again. This was bottled in 2008 and has been released as part of Adelphi's Archive series.
A 32-year-old Teaninich from independent bottler Adelphi. Distilled in 1983, 253 bottles were yielded in 2016. A typically fruity whisky from this Highland distillery.
The Autumn 2016 release of the seventh edition in Arran's peated series, Machrie Moor. Lightly peated to 20ppm, this is named after the eponymous peat bog located on the west coast of the island and has proved a popular addition to the distillery's range.
25th October 2016
Lg whiskies are known for their rich and meaty style. The sixth release in Speciality Drinks' Elements of Islay series is a powerful and fruity whisky with notes of oranges and pears to complement the peat.
The first bottling in Mars's new Nature of Shinshu range – each entry is named after the flora local to the eponymous distillery. Rindo means 'Gentian' and has a distinctly aromatic character thanks to ageing exclusively in ex-Japanese wine casks.
An impressively coloured and flavoured whisky from the south coast of Islay. Ar bottlings are always popular and we expect this rich and powerful seventh release will be no different.
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23rd October 2016
Distilled in 1991, this is a single malt from an undisclosed Irish distillery. A rich and warming whiskey, this was aged for 24 years and bottled at 57%.
A 1989 vintage Irish single malt bottled by Speciality Drinks Ltd as part of the Emerald Isle series. Matured for 26 years in a single cask, this was bottled at cask strength of 59.2%.
A bottle of Glenmorangie's excellent 10 year old Original, perfect for giving as a gift. It comes in a great gift box, along with 2 branded whisky tumblers.
Magnums of single malt Scotch are very rare, even more so for a single-cask 25-year-old Ardbeg. Distilled in March 1991, aged in a refill hogshead and bottled in August 2016. This is classic Ardbeg with notes of fruit, spice and medicinal smoke.
21st October 2016
This is Millstone's 10-year-old whisky aged in French Oak. However this cask was actually bottled at 11-and-a-half years old. This is made at Zuidam's distillery in Baarle-Nassau, which also produces rum, genever and liqueurs.
This cask-strength bottling of 21-year-old Glen Garioch comes from Gordon & Company's Pearls of Scotland range. Distilled in October 1994 and bottled in February 2016 this is rich, fruity and spicy.
1992 vintage whisky from one of the few remaining Campbeltown distilleries - Glen Scotia. Distilled in January and bottled in June 2016 at 24 years old. We've seen a few independently bottled Glen Scotias recently and they've gone down very well - there's more to the distillery than is often thought.
A rare independent bottling of Ardmore, the peated whisky produced close to the Speyside border. This was distilled in May 2000 and bottling in June 2016 as part of Gordon & Company's Pearls of Scotland series.
A release of young Ledaig, the peated whisky from Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. This was distilled in May 2008 and bottled in June 2016 at eight years of age.
The Golden Pearl Collection comprise old and rare whiskies from Gordon & Company's The Pearls of Scotland range. This 24-year-old Highland Park comes in a decanter with stopper and is a great example of the lightly smoky whisky from Orkney.
A 1991 vintage Littlemill from independent bottler Gordon & Company as part of the Pearls of Scotland range. It was distilled in January and bottled in June 2016 at 25 years of age.
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An indie release of whisky produced at Littlemill, closed since the mid-1990s and since destroyed by fire. It was distilled in October 1988 and bottled in June 2016 at 27 years of age. Dark in colour, we presume aged in a sherry cask, this is big and rich.
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Dervenn translates from Breton as 'oak', denoting this release of Armorik from Warenghem has been matured in virgin Breton-oak barrels. This is an intensely sweet and spicy whisky with notes of nutmeg and cinnamon.
A limited-edition cask-strength release from Jack Ryan, whose family have owned Dublin's Beggars Bush pub since 1913. To commemorate the centenary, the family decided to revive their own brand of single malt, last produced in 1946. Matured in bourbon barrels for 15 years, this is warming and spicy with an enticing honeyed sweetness.
18th October 2016
This 1953 Glenfarclas comes from the same stocks as in The Auld Alliance set released in 2013. Just 97 bottles were released, aged in cask 1682 for almost six decades.
Established in 1826, Adelphi used to be one of the largest producers of grain whisky used for blending. Once the distillery was demolished in 1968 after a washback collapsed damaging the building beyond repair, Adelphi returned to the whisky scene as an independent bottler in 1993. Glen Elgin's typical fruit-cake spice is pushed through with a velvety texture and a long finish of toasted oats.
This Ben Nevis was distilled in 1996 and bottled in 2008 at 11 years of age. Re-released in 2016 form Adelphi's Archive series, whiskies from this Fort William distillery are fruity and traditionally lightly smoky.
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This gift set from Seattle's Westland contains three 20cl bottles; one each of the classic American Single Malts, Peated and Sherry Oak. A great gift for whisky lovers who like to explore outside of Scotland.
This 42-year-old Garnheath was aged in a refill barrel and released by Douglas Laing as part of the Xtra Old Particular series. Distilled in February 1974, this is complex and medium-bodied with notes of fruit cake, dried fruit and sugar.
A single refill hogshead of 1997 Highland Park, bottled by Douglas Laing for the Xtra Old Particular series. Distilled in September an bottled in August 23016 at 18 years of age, this is sweet and smoky with notes of honey, toast and sweet peat.
From the home of Haig Club, Cameronbridge, comes this 32-year-old single grain. Distilled in March 1984 and bottled by Douglas Laing in August 2016, this has notes of vanilla, corn oil and lemon.
The sixth batch of Arran from Atom Supplies' That Boutique-y Whisky Co range is a 19 year old. Limited to 250 bottles, this is rich and fruity with notes of apples, oranges and mixed spice.
A milestone bottling – the first commercially available 10 year old whisky from Kilchoman. Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange, this was distilled on 4 May 2006 and bottled on 28 July 2016 after maturing in a bourbon cask. A warm and typically smoky Islay whisky.
16th October 2016
This 1995 Springbank was aged for 21 years before being bottled by Douglas Laing for the Xtra Old Particular series. Distilled in June and bottled in August 2016 after a finishing period ina refill sherry butt, this has notes of toffee, coffee, liquorice and smoke.
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A rare bottling of 34-year-old Caol Ila from Morrison & Mackay as part of the Carn Mor range. Distilled on 11 November 1981 and bottled on 15 July 2016, this is a classic peated Islay whisky.
The cask-strength edition of Chapter 6, the official release of three-year-old unpeated English single malt whisky from Norfolk's St. George's distillery, which has become a phenomenon following recent media coverage.
A 2004 vintage whisky from Dufftown, the town said to be built on seven stills. Aged for around a decade, this was bottled by Gordon & MacPhail for the Connoisseurs Choice series in 2014. Whiskies from this distillery are known for their fruitiness.
Distilled at Isle of Jura on the eponymous island in 1997, this was bottled in its mid-teens in 2013 for Gordon & MacPhail's Connoisseurs Choice series. A typically fruity and spicy whisky from this distillery.
A 2005 vintage Strathisla from independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail. This was bottled with the old-style distillery label in 2015.
The cask-strength edition of Chapter 17, the English Whisky Co.'s triple-distilled expression aged in ex-bourbon barrels. Sweet with notes of vanilla.
The ongoing unpeated release from The English Whisky Co, Original is aged in bourbon casks, creating a whisky with notes of vanilla ice cream, nuts and a hint of sea spray.
15th October 2016
Akashi Single Malt Whisky is made at the White Oak distillery in the Hyogo prefecture. Matured for two years in sherry butts and three years in hogsheads, this is a lightly peated Japanese whisky.
Omar single malt comes from the Taiwanese state-owned Nantou distillery. Aged entirely in ex-bourbon casks, this is medium bodied with an oily texture and notes of vanilla and mandarin.
Nantou is the other distillery in Taiwan. Built in 2008 by the state, Omar single malt was launched in 2014. This is the bottling aged in sherry cask, resulting in a full-bodied and intense whisky with notes of caramel, toast, dried fruit and a hint of smoke.
The 2016 release of Glenfarclas 40 Year Old, presented in a box styled on the distillery's warehouse doors. This is a classic sherried Glenfarclas, with notes of Christmas cake, dark chocolate and orange.
West Of Kentucky Bourbon No.2 is made by California's Sonoma County. Made predominantly with American yellow corn and aged in new, charred American oak, this is big and rich with notes of toasted vanilla, almond, toffee and coffee.
Sonoma County's Rye whiskey has been smoked with cherry wood for a fruity and lightly smoky taste. 10% each of wheat and barley helps to round off the blend.
A 2006 vintage Glenlivet from independent bottler Signatory as part of the Un-Chillfiltered Collection. Distilled on 17 October, it was aged in a first-fill sherry butt for nine years until being bottled on 8 September 2016.
13th October 2016
The final edition in Box's The Early Days Collection, The Messenger is made with 7% peated malt. Predominantly aged in bourbon casks with a quarter in sherry oak, this is oily and herbaceous with hints of honey and caramel.
The 2015 release of Chichibu On The Way, a series charting the fledgling distillery's progress. This is a multi-vintage vatting of whisky distilled at various times since they opened in 2008, including some of their oldest. Surprisingly complex for a young whisky, it shows the skill of distiller Ichiro Akuto and his team.
This special-edition Jack Daniel's commemorates the 150th anniversary of the distillery in Lynchburg. Made to the same mashbill as the famous No.7, this has been released at a higher strength of 50%, adding extra complexity and intensity to the butterscotch and toffee notes.
J&G Grant introduce the final limited edition to the Family Collector Series: the Glenfarclas 1976 40 Year Old. Distilled in 1976 and bottled on 19 May 2016, this sherried Speysider has been matured in the family's finest casks for 40 years. With 1,500 bottles released this is a much-sought-after whisky.
Vinterrök is a bottling from Mackmyra's Seasons series. Matured in casks which formerly held strong ale from Scotland, this is fruity, smoky and lightly spicy.
Bärnsten is the fifteenth release in Mackmyra's Moment series. Matured in a combination of Bordeaux- and cloudberry- wine casks along with some Swedish oak, this is fruity, smoky and spicy.
Batch 001 of Box's Early Days is an unpeated whisky aged in bourbon casks. The result is a whisky which combines vanilla and herbaceous flavours.
Made with Pilsner malt, of which two-thirds is peated and aged for more than four years, this is the second batch of Early Days from Sweden's Box. Matured in bourbon casks, this is rich and warming with notes of vanilla and smoke.
The first release in Box's The 2nd Step Collection is made entirely with peated malt aged in American oak. A rich and complex whisky with notes of orchard fruit, dark chocolate and smoke.
The Explorer is the third release in Box's The Early Days Collection. Made mainly using malt peated to around 40ppm, this has been predominantly matured in ex-bourbon casks and finished in medium-toasted Swedish oak. Fruity and sweet with a smoky backbone.
11th October 2016
Ballantine's Hard Fired has been finished in hand-fired barrels. The result is a whisky full of vanilla notes and hints of spice and smoke.
A 1961 vintage bottling of Glenlivet released after more 50 years of maturation in 2012 by independent bottlers Gordon & MacPhail under their historic George & JG Smiths label. This comes at a fraction of the price of official bottlings at this age.
A 1991 vintage Glencadam released by independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail in 2013 as part of the Connoisseurs Choice series. The distillery is known for its fruity whiskies.
Matured in American-oak casks, this 18-year-old whisky from Loch Lomond is full-bodied and rounded with notes of toast, cigar box, apple, gooseberry and light smoke.
A 1989 vintage Highland Park from independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail as part of the MacPhail's Collection. Bottled in its mid teens, this shows off the distillery's classic lightly peated character.
This is the first release of 2005-vintage whisky from Balblair bottled in 2016. The distillery is one of few to bottle by vintage rather than age, and this is sweet and spicy with notes of toffee and vanilla.
10th October 2016
The second release of Kilchoman Original Cask Strength has been aged in bourbon quarter casks for six years. This has notes of caramel, vanilla, fruit and smoke.
Glen Moray is one of Speyside's underrated distilleries. This green-tinged eight-year-old shows off the distillery's high-quality spirit with notes of vanilla, toffee, lemon and cinnamon.
This 20-year-old Benrinnes has been released as part of The Whisky Exchange's Time series. Matured in a bourbon cask, this has notes of meadow flowers, fruit and gentle spice.
Independent bottlings of Ledaig from the mid-2000s have been of high quality and this is no different. This peated whisky from the Isle of Mull offers excellent balance between fruit, spice, brine and smoke.
A classically sherried bottling from Speyside's family-owned distillery. Released at 15 years of age by The Whisky Exchange, this shows off the distillery's oily, rich and fruity character.
Edition No.2 is a collaboration between master blender Bob Delgarno and legendary Spanish chefs Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca. A combination of sherry puncheons, butts and refill hogsheads, this is a deliciously floral and fruity whisky with notes of tropical fruit, black pepper, liquorice and brandy snaps.
This gift set contains a bottle of Macllan Gold and two tumblers. Macallan Gold was released in late 2012 as part of a series of colour-themed bottlings introduced to replace the distillery's age-statement expressions. Produced from 9-15yo first fill and refill sherry casks, it was designed to sit between the now-defunct 10yo Sherry Oak and 10yo Fine Oak bottlings.
8th October 2016
This 2004 vintage Caol Ila has been selected by The Whisky Exchange from stocks owned by independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail and bottled as part of the Reserve Series. Aged in a first-fill bourbon barrel, this is rich, fruity and smoky.
Selected by The Whisky Exchange, this 2004 Ledaig was aged in a refill-sherry hogshead for 11 years. This peated whisky from the Isle of Mull has notes of apple, banana, chocolate and bonfire smoke.
Bottled exclusively fro The Whisky Exchange and carrying the beautiful Book of Kells label, this is a 50 year old Glen Grant from independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail, who were once the distillery's official bottler and have some old, impressive stocks. Another top-quality, rich and sherried expression that the distillery has become known for.
Selected by customers of The Whisky Exchange, this 1997 Arran was aged in a single sherry hogshead for 19 years. Exceptionally clean and fruity, with plenty of apple, lemon and red-fruit notes.
One of two casks selected at a tasting by The Whisky Exchange's customers, this 2002 Arran has been aged in a single sherry hogshead for 14 years. Big and rich, with Christmas-cake spices and savoury notes of cardamom and coriander seed.
Pure Islay is the lower-strength release of Elements of Islay's Peat. Bottled at 45%, this has the same classic Islay character as Full Proof – notes of fruit, spice and smoke – but with less power that makes it a great introduction to Islay whisky.
The youngest age-statement release in the Port Askaig range of single malts from undisclosed Islay distilleries, this eight-year-old whisky is warming and smoky with notes of limestone, liquorice and dark peat.
A 28-year-old 1988 vintage whisky from Bunnahabhain, showing the distillery's classic unpeated style. Sweet and fruity, with a honeyed backbone.
7th October 2016
Kavalan's Solist range comprises whiskies aged in different cask types. This has been aged in a port barrique, producing a whisky that is fruity with notes of plum, blueberry, blackberry and strawberry, backed up by chocolate.
Portti is a port-cask-finished whisky from Finland's Teerenpeli. Rich and aromatic with notes of eucalyptus, aniseed, red berries and wood spice.
The cask-strength release of English Whisky Co's Chapter 14 - the unpeated release. Aged in four bourbon casks, this is fruity with notes of Fruit Salad sweets, brandy snaps and barley sugar,
A single cask 2002 vintage (millésime) release from Armorik, produced at the Warenghem distillery in Brittany. This 13-year-old whisky was aged in a cask which was previously used for oloroso sherry.
Aberlour A'bunadh is the distillery's high-strength, oloroso-sherry-cask-matured release. Batch 54 of this whisky, which is big, rich and full of fruit and nut flavours, comes in at 61.2%
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A perfect showcase for the quality of Kavalan's Taiwanese made and matured spirit - a single cask bottling from a first-fill bourbon cask. Rich and fruity with lots of woody spice.
5th October 2016
This 1995 Glenburgie has been bottled by Gordon & MacPhail as part of the Cask Strength series. Aged in a first-fill puncheon, this is sweet and spicy with notes of raisin and ripe banana.
A 2016 release of Glenglassaugh 30 Year Old in a distinctively shaped decanter. This is rich with an undoubted sherry-cask background.
Loch Lomond 12 Year Old has been aged in three types of cask: bourbon, refill and recharged. Fruity with notes of pear, lemon, vanilla and biscuits.
A 2007 vintage Benromach, aged for the first six years in bourbon barrels, before being finished for 31 months in ex-Hermitage-wine casks sourced from an undisclosed winery.
This lightly smoky whisky from Scapa was aged initially in American oak before being finished in ex-peated-whisky casks. The result is fruity and creamy whisky with notes of peach, vanilla, caramel and soft smoke.
The third batch of Tomatin 1988 has been partly matured in first-fill Tawny-port casks for 27 years. Sweet with notes of red fruits and mint with a hint of smoke.
A 2008 vintage whisky from Teaninich, bottled as part of the Connoisseurs Choice range by Gordon & MacPhail in 2016. Thanks to it's popularity as a blending malt we don't see all that much from Teaninich on the market, so it's good to find an ongoing indie release non-chillfiltered and at 46%.
A single cask of 1994 Auchroisk from Hunter Laing's Old Malt Cask series. Distilled in January and bottled in April, this is rich and aromatic with notes of orange, dark chocolate and vanilla.
A 2001 Laphroaig releases in 2016 as part of Hunter Laing's The First Editions series. This 15-year-old whisky has notes of vanilla, peat and seaweed.
A 26-year-old Bunnahabhain from Hunter Laing's The First Editions series. Distilled in 1989, this is a buttery whisky with notes of dark chocolate, toasted almonds and pineapple.
An 18-year-old Braeval from Hunter Laing's The First Editions series. Distilled in 1997, this is rich and chewy with notes of dark fruits, wood spice and smoke.
A 25-year-old single-sherry-butt-matured whisky from Mortlach, released by Signatory as part of the Cask Strength Collection. Distilled on 14 May 1991 and bottled on 16 June 2016.
4th October 2016
Launched in 2016, The Blenders' Dog has been selected by head blender Billy Leighton. A combination of ages and cask types, this is rich and rounded with notes of butterscotch, spice and a long finish.
The Cooper's Croze is part of Jamesons' The Whisky Maker series and has been selected by head cooper Ger Buckley to highlight the role wood plays in whiskey maturation. Using a combination of virgin oak, bourbon barrels and sherry casks, this has notes of vanilla, rich fruit and spice.
The Distiller's Safe is head distiller Brian Nation's choice in Jameson's The Whisky Makers series. Crafted to show off the purity of the distillery's spirit, this has a barley-sugar sweetness with subtle tropical fruit notes and a zesty finish.
American Oak is Seattle-based distillery Westland's flagship release. Made with barley from Washington, this is rich and creamy with notes of chocolate custard, almond and bananas.
Westland's peated malt is made with a proportion of very heavily peated whisky combined with unpeated, aged in American oak. An excellent balance between smoke and fruit, with notes of earth, green herbs and roasted nuts.
Westland's sherried expression takes its inspiration from Scotch, but has an American feel. Rich and sweet with notes of maples syrup, raisins, cookies and stewed yellow fruits.
3rd October 2016
We have chosen this single cask from Aberlour as a Whisky Exchange exclusive. A rich whisky from a first-fill sherry hogshead, this has notes of dark chocolate, treacle toffee, moist fruit cake and marmalade.
The third release of Berry Bros & Rudd's Craoi Na Mona Irish single malt, this was aged in American oak for around 10 years before being finished in peated-whisky casks for a few months. This is lightly sweet with notes of earthy smoke, orange and peach.
1st October 2016
Now sporting the 'triple-matured' moniker, this is Whyte & Mackay's big-selling entry-level blended whisky. High quality and a great way to start working your way up through the rest of their range.
The seventh release in the Moment series from Sweden's Mackmyra, Skog was finished in Swedish-berry-wine casks. The result is a fruity whisky with notes of lingonberry,. blueberry and a hint of smoke.
Vinterträdgård is the fourteenth release in Mackmyra's Moment series. Finished in casks which used to hold two types of fruit wine: raspberry, and cranberry and blueberry. A fruity, spicy and rich whisky with notes of butter toffee, dried fruit and vanilla.
The twelfth release in Mackymra's Moment series is Morgondagg. Aged in a combination of first-fill bourbon and sherry casks, this is spicy and toasty with notes of butterscotch and green fruits.
Yearling is a double-distilled whiskey from Smooth Ambler in West Virginia. Made using 60% corn, 20% wheat and 20% malted barley, this is rich and sweet with notes of mint, caramel and butterscotch.
Wolfburn Aurora is matured in three different types of cask: refill quarter casks, first-fill bourbon barrels and first-fill oloroso sherry hogsheads. The three components are married to produce a sweet whisky with hints of spice.
Hankey Bannister's 12 Year Old is aged exclusive in bourbon casks. The result is a medium-bodied whisky with notes of sweet vanilla and a hint of smoke.
An eight-year-old Ardmore from Douglas Laing's Provenance range. One of the few distilleries in the Highlands that produces peated whisky, this was distilled in July 2008 and bottled in August 2016. Sweet and mouthcoating with notes of fruitcake, beeswax and smoke.
A young but richly coloured Miltonduff from Douglas Laing as part of the Provenance range. This was distilled in May 2007 and bottled in May 2016. This is mouthcoating with notes of ginger, nutmeg and fruit.
A full-term sherry-matured whisky from Edradour, aged for 10 years in a butt. Distilled on 11 August 2006 and bottled on 23 August 2016, this displays the classic notes of dried fruit and chocolate orange.