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 — North Port
North Port 'Signatory 30th Anniversary' 1981 / 36 years old 57.2%
Hailing from the little-known and seldom-seen North Port distillery, this special release marks the 30th anniversary of acclaimed bottlers Signatory Vintage. Known by three names, North Port, Townhead or Brechin to Angus locals, its stills have been silent since 1983 during the whisky bust of the early part of the decade. An extremely elusive ma...