The Highland region of Scotland is in terms of area, the biggest whisky producing region. It extends from the Orkney Islands in the far North, down to just above Edinburgh and Glasgow. Scotland is home to many islands, and this section includes the six whisky producing Islands - The Orkney Islands, Lewis, Mull, Skye, Jura and Arran. If you are looking for whisky from the isle of Islay, please click here.
The Highland region currently has around 39 active and producing distillery along with several defunct distilleries that have closed over the years. The Highland style incredibly diverse, traversing from light, delicate and floral flavours through to the hearty and robust style many associate with this part of the country.
Highland Region — Glen Garioch
Glen Garioch 12 years old 48%
Glen Garioch is one of Scotland's older distilleries having been established in 1797 and is pronounced Glen Geery in the ancient Doric dialect still spoken in some parts. This 12 year old has been bottled unchillfiltered at 48% and has flavours of honey and creme brulee, along with a light oaky character with a smooth creamy finish.