Brecon Chocolate Orange Gin from Penderyn Distillery 37.5%
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Brecon Rose Petal Gin from Penderyn Distillery 37.5%
Made from Brecons award winning Special Reserve Gin this is brand new Rose Petal Gin from Penderyn distillery has arrived just in time for summer. Boasting notes of rose petal and strawberries married with tart fresh raspberries and juniper. Hints of liquorice and angelica root swirl, whilst spicy cinnamon and coriander aromas blend with refresh...
Benromach 'Cask Strength' Batch #1 2009 / 2019 58.8%
This new release from Benromach's cask strength range comes from casks laid down in 2009 and then bottled after 10 years of maturation at their natural strength. Matured in a combination of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks, the aroma is distinctly Benromach - rich fruit puddings (clafoutis, raisin bread, Christmas), beeswax, malt biscuits and a du...
Ledaig 'Single Malts of Scotland' 2005 / 13 years old 57.3%
Hailing from the peated spirit from the Isle of Mull's Tobermory distillery, this new single cask Ledaig was selected by independent bottlers, Elixir Distillers. A punchy dram full of character, the aroma is heavy with cigar, coal tar and earthy scents, with an exotic spicy edge and burnt orange creme brulee. Powerfully smoky on the palate with ...
Ben Nevis 'Single Malts of Scotland' 1996 / 22 years old 55.3%
Selected from a single ex-sherry butt that was laid down in 1996, this new limited edition bottling offers the deep and complex the distilery is famed for. The aroma opens with notes of warm, runny honey and vanilla-scented beeswax candles and melon, shifting to dried fruits (medjool dates) and warming cinnamon spices. The finish that stays long...
An Orkney Distillery 'Single Malts of Scotland' 12 years old 48%
This release from the Single Malts of Scotland is from their new 'Reserve Casks' range, specially selected vattings of a handful of casks from distilleries around Scotland. This particular expression comes from an undisclosed distillery in the Orkney isles, coming from either Highland Park or Scapa. The tasting notes from Olliver Chilton describ...
Glen Elgin 'Single Malts of Scotland' 13 years old 48%
Selected by the Single Malts of Scotland for their new 'Reserve Casks' range, this 13 year old Glen Elgin carries a citrus, sweet fruit and elegant spicy wood. The nose starts with fizzy pear and cider apples, old-fashioned boiled sweets: bubblegum, strawberry bonbons and rhubarb and custard candies. The palate is citric and gingery to start, wi...
Caol Ila 'Single Malts of Scotland' 2011 / 8 years old #300158 6
Selected for the Single Malts of Scotland range, this is a new release from the Caol Ila distillery, matured for 8 years in an sherry butt and bottled at a natural strength of 61.3%. Starting with fresh and vibrant aromas, there is a nose-drying scent of sea air, seaweed and brine, cutting against Caol Ila's smouldering peat smoke. The palate is...
Glenburgie 'Single Malts of Scotland' 1998 / 20 years old #90089
The Glenburgie distillery is located just outside of Alves in Speyside, and it is uncommon to see bottled as a single malt, with the majority of its production going to the Ballantines blend. This new bottling was selected by the Single Malts of Scotland label, matured for two decades and bottled at cask strength. Fruity, lively and zippy with s...
Caol Ila 'Single Malts of Scotland' 11 years old 48%
This release from the Single Malts of Scotland is from their new 'Reserve Casks' range, specially selected vattings of a handful of casks from distilleries around Scotland. Bottled from four hogshead casks that were filled in 2008 at the Caol Ila distillery, this is an evocative sea-side dram, with rockpools, ocean air and wet sand aromas, lifte...
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 ...
Glenburgie 'Cadenhead' 1992 / 27 years old 48.9%
Produced almost entirely for its use as the heart of the Ballantines blend, Glenburgie is famous for its dense, oily texture and complex character. Filled from just 1 ex-Hogshead cask, this single cask bottling from Cadenhead matured for 27 years, offering a herbaciousness of sage, fennel and lemongrass, alongside a touch of dry smoke and plenty...
Knockdhu 'Cadenhead' 2010 / 9 years old 56.2%
The Knockdhu distillery is more famously known for making the modern brand AnCnoc, but all of its casks bare the name Knockdhu, named after the black hill that stands behind the distillery. This new release from Cadenhead was chosen from 3 hoggies that were laid down in 2010 and bottled together at a natural strength of 56.2% The tasting panel a...
An Irish 'Cadenhead' 2006 / 10 years old 47.4%
Distilled at an undisclosed distillery in Ireland, this new release was selected and bottled by Wm. Cadenhead. Known for an incredibly lush, syrupy and fruity style, this whiskey is fresh and aromatic - pineapple, peaches and lemongrass scents, moving to a creamy and again tropical fruit flavour on the palate. Passionfruit, mango, kiwi and more,...
Tomatin 'Cadenhead' 2009 / 10 years old 57.7%
Selected from two hogshead casks from the Tomatin distillery and bottled at a cask strength of 57.7%, this new arrival shows the lighter, delicate style of the Highland style Tomatin makes. Described by the Cadenhead team as very creamy, it has an aroma of white chocolate and strawberries, alongside butterscotch buttery shortbread. To taste, aga...
Glen Spey 'Cadenhead' 2001 / 17 years old 53.3%
The rarely seen Glen Spey distillery produces a classic Speyside style, though it is one of the rarer whiskies to see from the area. This new release from Cadenhead is selected from two hogshead casks combined, offering flavours of custard cremes, candy floss, peatnut butter and a contrasting note of pork crackling. A creamy texture on the palat...
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 ...
Glenrothes 'Cadenhead' 1996 / 22 years old 50.1%
Distilled in 1996 at the Glenrothes distillery in Speyside, this new Cadenhead bottling from 3 Hogshead casks, offering flavours of orange zest and generous helpings of golden syrup. While the distillery is famous for its use of sherry casks, this expression shows how much of the Glenrothes character is actually from its spirit - the fruity (poa...
Ord 'Cadenhead' 2006 / 13 years old 53.3%
Located in the Muir of Ord, northwest of Inverness, the Ord (or Glen Ord) distillery is rarely seen outside of the 'Singleton' range, so it is always a pleasure to see a new release such as this from Cadenhead. This bottling comes from two Hogshead casks, one of which was re-racked into a Madeira wine cask. Described by Cadenhead as being vibran...
Creations Blend 'Cadenhead' 31 years old 50.1%
The latest of Cadenhead's 'creations' blend is now available, this time selected from solely single malts that were married together in 2004 from aged stocks. Matured for a total of 31 years, the tasting notes talk of juicy fruits, faint warming spice and apricot jam, carried by a "proper old-school" mouthfeel, chewy and fruity with passion frui...
Ar11- Elements of Islay 56.8% 500ml
Distilled in 2000 and aged for 12 years in ex-bourbon casks before being matured for 7 years in a first-fill pedro ximenez sherry cask, this very special new Ardbeg is on our shelves just in time for Christmas. Ardbeg remains one of the rarest whiskies to see independently bottled like this, and Elixir Distillers previous releases have been exce...
Oc6 - Elements of Islay 58.1% 500ml
Distilled from ultra heavily peated barley at the Bruichladdich distillery, this new small batch of ex-bourbon barrels was matured for over 8 years before being bottled at its natural strength of 58.1% by the fine folk at Elixir Distillers. On the nose this whisky starts with spicy peat smoke, burnt matches and orange peel. Sweet notes of tinned...
Lg10 - Elements of Islay 57.4% 500ml
The latest bottling from the Elements of Islay 'Lg' series has arrived, hailing from the Lagavulin distillery on the southern coast of Islay. Selected from just 3 ex-bourbon barrels that have matured since 2007, this is a wonderful example of Lagavulin's pineapple and maritime peat flavours. Sweet and succulent stewed apples, vanilla and caramel...
Elements of Islay 'I Love Peat' Tasting Pack 5 x 30ml
Volume: 5 x 30ml
This new limited edition gift pack comes from the Elements of Islay series, containing a dram each of their famous small-batch, single malt releases from Caol Ila, Laphroaig, Bunnahabhain (peated) and Port Charlotte (peated Bruichladdich), as well as the PEAT blended malt. A perfect gift idea for a lover of Islay's famously peaty, smoky whiskies.