Adelphi 'The Brisbane' 5 years old Batch 1 57.5%
Region: Fusion Whisky
The fourth release from Adelphi's famous Fusion whisky series hits close to home with The Brisbane, melding the whiskies of Scotland and Australia to create a unique whisky expression, named after Scottish born Thomas Makdougall Brisbane. Known widely for his contribution to astronomy, Aboriginal rights and a free press for Australia, he served ...
Adelphi 'The E & K' Fusion Whisky 57.8%
Region: Scotland & India
Adelphi's E&K is the spiritual successor to their previous Scottish-Indian fusion whisky, The Kincardine. Produced from a marraige of two famed single malts from Scotland, Ardmore and Glenrothes, and 2 casks from the Amrut distillery in Bangalore, India. The nose is immediately Amrut influenced, with tropical fruits (pineapple, mango, papaya...
Adelphi 'The Glover' 22 years old 53.1%
Region: Japan & Scotland
This unique whisky is a fusion of Japanese and Scotch malt whiskies from the Longmorn and Glen Garioch distilleries in Scotland, and the now closed Hanyu distillery in Japan. Celebrating the life and achievements of Thomas Blake Glover, a pioneering Scots engineer and entrepreneur who became a leading figure in the industrialization of Japan and...
Armagnac 'Cadenhead' 47.8%
This Amagnac hails from the famous 'Armagnac Tenareze' region, which is known for producing the richest and heaviest of the type. This selection was distilled in 1990, and bottled at cask strength in 2019, only 456 bottles were filled. On the nose we find burnt orange, dunnage warehouses, and marzipan. The palate features Hazelnut, allspice, mal...
Balmenach 'Old & Rare Heritage' 1979 / 40 years old 45.4%
A stunning single cask release from Hunter Laing's 'Old and Rare' series, this expression from the Balmenach distillery in Speyside was distilled in 1979. Forty years later, it boasts tropical aromas of mango, pineapple and passion fruit drizzled with caramel sauce on the nose. Sweet on the palate, with more tropical fruit notes, strawberry and ...
Benrinnes 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 12 years old 57.2%
The Benrinnes distillery has over the years gained a well-deserved reputation for its fruity, elegant and very easy-going style of whisky. This selection from Cadenhead was matured in an ex-bourbon cask, a wood that brings out the distillery's syrupy, fruity flavours. Starting with those wonderful fruits, it builds to an aroma of banana bread, a...
Bladnoch 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1988 / 2019 55.8%
Bladnoch is Scotlands most southerly distillery and has been producing some of the finest Lowland malts for over 200 years. This latest single cask release from Gordon & MacPahil has been matured for 30 years in a refill American hogshead and bottled at cask strength. The nose is bursting with crisp red apples and toasted walnuts, leading i...
Blair Athol 'Old Malt Cask' 1995 / 24 years old 50%
This expression from the famous Blair Athol distillery has been matured for 24 years in a single ex-Sherry butt, with only 294 bottles filled. On the nose we find rasberries, apples, and menthol. The palate features salted caramel, blackberries, and chocolate. The finish is long, lingering, and sweet.
Cambus 'Cadenhead' 1991 / 28 years old 55.8%
The Cambus grain distillery was once the backbone of many blends, though it suffered many difficulties during its operation from fires to mothballing for years until its final closure in 1993. We have had a good number of casks from Cadenhead from Cambus, and they always offer special grain whisky character - a feast of confectionary aromas and ...
Cambus 'Sovereign' 1988 / 30 years old 51.9%
This expression of Cambus was bottled from a refill hogshead which yeilded only 279 bottles. The nose is delicate, featuring blueberries, toffee, vanilla, and menthol. The palate is somewhat richer with cranachan (a Scottish desert of fresh berries, cream, toasted oats, and whisky), red grapes, caramel, and moss. The finish is long and spicy.
Cameronbridge 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1997 / 59.3%
Distilled at the Cameronbridge distillery in Fife in 1997, this 21 year old expression from independent bottlers Gordon & MacPhail has been matured in a single refill Sherry Butt before being bottled at its natural cask strength of 59.3% Subtle sherry aromas complement cocoa powder and soft vanilla fudge. Sweet and creamy on the palate, with...
Caol Ila 'Old Malt Cask' 2009 / 9 years old 50%
Selected by one of Scotland's acclaimed independent bottlers, this new single cask Caol Ila was matured for 9 years in a refill hogshead cask and bottled at the 'golden strength', according to Stewart Laing, of 50%.The aroma (sometimes refered to as the 'nose') is ashy, sea-air salty and filled with smokey notes. To taste, the peat and sea salt ...
Caol Ila 'Old Particular The Elements - Earth' 2010 / 8 years ol
Celebrating the elemental nature of Scotch Whisky, this new release from Douglas Laing & Co. comes from a single, cask-strength Caol Ila at 8 years old. A classic Caol Ila with sweetness balanced by cured meats and earthy tones, the peat smoke flavour comes through like smouldering beach-side bonfires, extinguished with sea water.
Cognac 'Cadenhead' 35 years old 54.2%
This expression from the Cadenhead's 'malternatives' range is a single cask Cognac from the Charpentier Distillery, 'Petite Champagne' region. It has been bottled at cask strength, with only 270 bottles disgorged. The nose features sandlewood, fresh apples, along with a subtle spiciness. On the palate we find chocolate, nutmeg, and raisin. The ...
Craigduff 'Signatory 30th Anniversary' 1973 / 45 years old 45.4%
The Craigduff distillery has a curious past, originating as the heavily peated spirit from either the Glen Keith or Strathisla distillery in Keith, with historians arguing of where the spirit actually came from. To differentiate the whisky made in this unusually peaty style for the area, the distillery in question produced the spirit under the C...
Craigellachie 'Cadenhead' 2009 / 10 years old 54%
Distilled in 2009 at the Craigellachie distillery, this new two-cask bottling from Cadenhead is a perfect introduction to the joys of cask strength whiskies, bottled without filtration or dilution. Classic in its style, this Craigellachie carries a grassy, herbal flavour (sage, cut grass, oregano) that is joined by tones of gooseberry, pancakes ...
Craigellachie 'Old Malt Cask' 2006 / 12 years old 50%
From one of Speyside's most iconic villages, this single cask release of Craigellachie has been matured in a sherry butt for 12 years before being bottled by independent bottlers Hunter Laing & Co. Decadent aromas of chocolate, vanilla and ripe raspberries are followed by more red fruit, liquorice and another dollop of vanilla on the palate,...
Dailuaine 'Cadenhead' 2008 / 10 years old 59.9%
This expression of Dailuaine was disgorged from three hogsheads, and yealded 774 bottles. Dailuaine is in high demand from master blenders across Scotland, valued especially for its body and character. On the nose this bottling features fruit salad, cerial notes, and popcorn. On the palate buttered toast, mocha, and vanilla pods. We found Cocoa ...
Dailuaine 'Old Malt Cask - 20th Anniversary' 2006 / 12 years old 50%
Released to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the very famous 'Old Malt Cask' series, this Dailuaine, a favourite distillery the Laing's, was matured for 12 years and bottled at the now-famous 'golden strength' of 50%.
Dailuaine 'Old Particualr' 2008 / 10 years old 48.4%
Filled into a sherry butt in July 2008 and matured for 10 years, this new release from the Old Particular range is the perfect dram to warm up with on an Autumn evening. The nose as described by Fred Laing is fresh and full with syrupy fruit salad and cereal notes (barley), moving to spices and toffee on the palate. The sherry cask maturation sh...
Dictador 'Cadenhead' 1980 / 39 years old 59.9%
This venerable single cask bottling of Colombian rum comes to us from Dictador. It is produced from spirit distilled in both pot and column stills and matured in a American oak barrel since November of 1980 and bottled at spectacular 39 years old. On the nose we found brown sugar, hard caramel, and raisins. The palate is remarkably chewy, plenty...
Dictador 'Cadenhead' 1993 / 26 years old 65.3%
This bottling of a single cask comes to us from Dictador distillery in Colombia. The distillate is from both pot and column stills. On the nose we find Banoffee Pie, heather, and a touch of menthol. One the palate, sticky toffee pudding, raisins, and pecan pie. Confectionaries on the finish, marshmallow, coffee cake, and cocoa powder.
Dumbarton 'Sovereign' 1987 / 31 years old 43.5%
Distilled at the now defunct Dumbarton distillery in West Dumbartonshire, this single cask single grain has been bottled as part of Hunter Laing's 'Sovereign' series after 31 long years maturing in a single Bourbon barrel. It boasts rich, marshmallowy aromas, with hints of vanilla and decadent caramel. Candied orange to the fore on the palate wi...