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 — Macduff
Macduff 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2000 / 2014 46%
Macduff distillery was established on the north east coast in the early 1960s by a consortium of Glasgow-based Whiskybrokers and was commonly seen bottled under the name 'Glen Deveron'. This malt was matured in refill American hogsheads which comes through in the aroma with notes of sweet vanilla, stewed pear and peach leading to flavours of ...
Macduff 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2004 / 2017 46%
Situated near the shores of the Deveron river, the Macduff distillery produceds a rich and well-rounded Highland single malt. This release from independent bottlers Gordon & MacPhail was selected from refill American oak casks, with mature the whisky to a sweet and honeyed flavour with notes of golden bananas, hints of brown sugar and a soft...
Macduff 'Infrequent Flyers' 2007 / 11 years old 54.6%
One of the second batch of whiskies in the 'Infrequent Flyers' series, a brand new independent bottling company from Alistair Walker, this MacDuff was bottled from a single hogshead after 11 years maturation. MacDuff distillery sits on the coast near the town of the same name, and it features a set of unusual production quirks including horozon...
The Deveron 12 years old 40%
The Deveron brand comes from the Macduff distillery, situated right on the River Deveron in the rugged north-east of the Scottish Highlands. Matured in old sherry casks, the Macduff single malt whisky style is mellow and rounded, with notes of creamy toffee (Walker's toffee), roasted nuts, sweet malted barley and a long-lasting flavour of mixed ...