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 — Glencadam
Glencadam 10 years old 46%
Glencadam Distillery is located about half a mile outside the ancient city and former Royal Burgh of Brechin in the Kingdom of Angus in the Eastern Highland of Scotland. Their 10 year old expression is a soft and delicate style of malt that displays aromas of spicy oak and citrus tones that leads onto the palate, which is fresh and crisp with a ...
Glencadam 'Old Particular' 2004 / 15 years old 48.4%
Matured for 15 years in a refill ex-bourbon barrel, this Glencadam offers a spiced, gristy (malted barley) aroma, with cream soda and a buttery pastry scent. The palate is thick and oily, giving a honeycomb and vanilla flavour and oat biscuits. The finish is long and carries a cereal sweetness with a touch of wooded-spice (cinnamon).
Glencadam 14 years old 'Oloroso Finish' 46%
This limited edition Glencadam has been finished in Oloroso Sherry casks which brings a slightly sweeter character to the forefront when compared with their traditional malt. Yet it remains soft and light - true to their style, with hints of vanilla, gentle pepper and spice.
Glencadam 15 Years Old 46% 1 Litre
Glencadam has been one of the Highland's most un-appreciated single malts, but since a packaging revamp back in 2009 and increase in abv to 46% the distillery seems to be gaining popularity. This 15 year old displays the delicate, elegant character, which is its signature, with more complexity and oak influence than the 10 year old.