Adelphi 'Breath of Speyside' 2006 / 11 years old 58.4%
Distilled in 2007 at an undisclosed distillery in the Spey valley, this is the latest release under Adelphi's highly regarded 'Breath of Speyside' series. Selected from a single first-fill sherry butt, this is everything we have come to expect from the previous releases - a big old sherry-bomb. A floral top note is found on the nose (like a Scot...
Adelphi 'Breath of The Isles' 2007 / 11 years old Batch 2 58.7%
This second batch of Adelphi's secret Breath of the Isles series has arrived, selected from 2 ex-sherry hogshead casks and bottled at a natural strength of 58.7%. An inviting flavour of runny honey on hot buttered toast builds to werthers originals butterscotch candy, chocolate ecclairs, and dried heather blossom (a strong hint to the origins of...
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%
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 Winter Queen' 7 Years Old Batch 1 52.7%
Region: Fusion Whisky
The Winter Queen is Adelphi's latest release from their Fusion whisky series, created to honor Elizabeth Stuart, a Scottish princess who during the 1600's spent the majority of her life in The Hague in the Netherlands. Combining the single malt whiskies of the famous Zuidam distillery in the Netherlands along with Longmorn and Glenrothes in Scot...
Adelphi Dinner at Gladstone Winery
Prior to the Stramash, Alex will be taking a wee tour of the country, sharing some of the fine new Adelphi bottlings from our latest shipment with the folks in the Wairarapa. Nestled in the heart of this boutique little wine region, the good folk at Gladstone Vineyard have opened up their beautiful winery to us for a very special whisky dinner a...
Adelphi Dinner at Ortega Fish Shack
Prior to the Stramash, Alex will be taking a wee tour of the country, sharing some of the fine new Adelphi bottlings from our latest shipment with the folks in Wellington. We are delighted to be teaming up with the renowned Ortega Fish Shack in the heart of Wellington city. Their 'philosophy is rooted in a genuine and life-long love of food, win...
Adelphi Dinner at the Sherwood Queenstown
Prior to the Stramash, Alex will be taking a wee tour of the country, sharing some of the fine new Adelphi bottlings from our latest shipment with the folks in Queenstown. Renowned for using fresh, seasonable produce that has been harvested from their own kitchen gardens or local farms, the team at the Sherwood Queenstown have prepared a wonderf...
Adelphi Salted Caramel Chocolates
Made in collaboration with 'Adelphi Fine Chocolate' who are based in the heart of Christchurch city, these decadent Whisky Salted Caramels are the ultimate whisky gift. Under the hard dark chocolate shell there is an oozy, and very delectable, salted caramel filling that has a generous slug of Adelphi Scotch whisky added to it. Adelphi Fine Choc...
Adelphi's Private Stock Blend 40%
Adelphi's Private stock is a blend of whiskies selected by one of Scotland's most famed independent bottlers. This is a smooth dram with plenty of honeyed sweetness from Spey and Highland malts, a touch of sea-side maritime notes from a coastal distillery and a gentle peat-fire smokyness in the background. A very traditional and old-fashioned fl...
Allt A'Bhaine 'Gordon and MacPhail' 1996 / 2016 43%
This is a delicious Speyside matured in a refill sherry hogshead resulting in a light body with a delicate flavour. Official bottlings are rare and has been bottled for Gordon & MacPhail. It has a fruity fresh nose with hints of pear and apple peel. The palate is sweet, fruity with zesty citrus followed by a long spiced finish. Allt a'Bhainn...
Ardbeg 'Adelphi' 2004 / 14 years old #700171 60.7%
An exceptionally rare sight as an independent bottling, it is with great excitement we share this new Ardbeg, selected by Adelphi. Chosen from a single American-oak ex-bourbon barrel that was filled in 2004 and bottled at 14 years of age. An Islay hospital on the nose, with antiseptic, bandages and elastoplast all soaked in TCP, moving to fresh ...
Ardmore 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1998 / 2018 43%
This release from independent bottlers ?Gordon and MacPhail? is from the Highland distillery Ardmore. Bottled at 43%, this whisky has been maturing in refile sherry hogsheads. The nose has notes of cinnamon and clove. On the palate there are creamy notes of apricot, plum, orange marmalade with dark chocolate. The finish is long with aniseed, cit...
Ardmore 'Gordon and MacPhail' 1996 / 2013 43%
Ardmore Distillery was built in 1898 by Adam Teacher to ensure a good supply of whisky for Teachers blended whisky. A surprisingly smoky highland malt, with chewy malt-chocolate elements, dark stewed fruits combined with a distinctive wood-smoke character. Rich sherry influences with hints of stewed fruits snf charrd oak. The Palate has balck pe...
Arran 'Old Malt Cask - 20th Anniversary' 1997 / 21 years old 50%
Released to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Old Malt Cask series, this retro style label and box is a replica of the original packaging used back in 1998 and will be familiar to those who have enjoyed these whiskies over the years. The team at Hunter Laing selected this 21 year old Arran, distilled in 1997 and is among some of the oldest w...
Auchentoshan 'Distillers Art' 2003 / 15 years old 48%
As a part of the Distillers Art bottlings from Hunter Laing this bottling from Auchentochan shows the traditional characteristics of distilleries and are all single casks. Distilled in 2003 at Auchentoshan distillery and maturing for 15 years, this whisky has been bottled at 48%. To start the nose offers up sweet notes of apple blossom, vanilla ...
Auchentoshan 'Signatory' 1992 / 26 years old 50.4%
Distilled in 1992 and bottled after 26 years of maturation, this Auchentoshan has a vibrant zingy and citric flavour, typical for this triple distillerd Lowland whisky. Matured in two ex-bourbon barrels and bottled at a natural strength of 50.4% - this dram opens up greatly with a drop or two of water or with some time and patience in the glass.
Auchroisk 'Cadenhead' 2006 / 12 years old 55.3%
This Cadenhead bottling from the little know Auchroisk distillery in Speyside is 12 years old and bottled at a robust 55.3%. Lemon cake, gentle floral notes and fresh mint leaves offer up a delicious nose. Notes of milk chocolate, marzipan and coconut give the palate a rich and rounded feel. The finish is uplifting with cherries, orange peel and...
Auchroisk 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1996 / 2014 46%
Originally Auchroisk Distillery was started to supply the famous J&B blend and to this day is seldom seen bottled as a single malt. This particular expression, bottled by Gordon & MacPhail, is fresh & fruity with herbal notes and a toasted malt character leading to flavours of stewed plums and citrus.
Auchroisk 'Old Malt Cask' 2000 / 15 years old 50%
Auchroisk (pronounced othrusk) is a key component of the Johnnie Walker blend, and is not frequently released as a single malt. This single cask release for the 'Old Malt Cask' series has an old-fashioned quality to it, with a green mossy note and old books in a library leading the nose. A citric, orange aroma leads to a palate of malty notes do...
Aultmore 'Adelphi' 2000 / 18 years old #571/573 55%
This new release from Adelphi comes from a combination of just two sherry Hogshead casks that were filled at the Aultmore distillery in 2000. A rich flavour of roasted coconut leads, with Macaroon bars (chocolate covered coconut), cocoa powder and sesame seeds leading to a big, rich and spicy finish of ground black pepper.
Aultmore 'BBR' 2006 / 10 years old #308088 46%
Filled into a cask in 2006 at Aultmore, this bottling by Berry Bros. & Rudd of London is a classic example of the style made at this Speyside distillery. The aroma is distinctly malty and sweet, which also carries an orange zest and toffee fudge note with a hint of liquorice. The palate is quite forward and fizzing with fruitiness and a pepp...
Aultmore 'Cadenhead' 2006 / 12 years old 57.4%
One of Speyside's lesser known distilleries, this Aultmore from Wm. Cadenhead boasts a delicate creamy nose with touches of fresh spearmint and hints of custard creams. That creaminess continues on to the palate - bottled at 57%, a bit of time and a touch of water really opens this whisky up to reveal fresh juicy tropical fruits before progressi...
Aultmore 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2005 / 2016 46%
The Aultmore distillery lies north of the town of Keith and produces a light, floral and sweet Speyside style of whisky. This bottling is from a selection of Refill bourbon barrels, offering aromas of delicate coconut and elderflower, with toasted malt and ripe banana. The palate is sweet and rounded, complimented by a zesty orange twang and a s...