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 Mhor
Glen Mhor 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1980 / 2011 43%
Glen Mhor Distillery (pronounced Glen Vwar), was named after the Great Glen that flowed west to Fort William and was one the unfortunate distilleries to close its doors in the infamous year of 1983. This bottling, released all the way back in 1980, is sweet scented with strong fruit aromas. On the palate there is rich Sherry, traces of dates and...