The latest drams to hit the shelves...
MacNair's Lum Reek 46%
Region: Blended Malt
New to our shelves this month is the MacNair's range, created by Master Blender Billy Walker from a selection of peated spirit matured in sherry, red wine and virgin oak casks. This blended malt carries a crisp peaty aroma with barley sugar and dark chocolate, with a rich peaty flavour on the palate. A sweet, spicy finish is joined by a note of ...
MacNair's 'Lum Reek' 12 years old 46%
Region: Blended malt
Created from a selection of peated 12 year old single malts, MacNair's is blended together by famed master blender Billy Walker. At 12 years old the peat smoke is more mellow, sweet with butterscotch and mocha (coffee/chocolate) notes. To taste, the peaty flavours are deep, with heather and bog myrtle, butterscotch toffee and sweet woody spice.
MacNair's 'Lum Reek' 21 years old 48%
Region: Blended Malt
This is the oldest expression from the new MacNair's blended malt lineup, created from a selection of peated single malts from Islay and Speyside that have matured for 21 years. Described by Master Blender Billy Walker as having an aroma of 'aristocratic' peat smoke, with dark chocolate and fudge swirling around. The palate is weighty and deep, ...
Daftmill 'Summer 2008 Vintage' 46%
Family owned and operated on a season basis, Daftmill was established in in Kingdom of Fife, Scotland in 2005. This new release comes from the farm's 2008 summer distillation, produced from Optic barley grown in the southern fields near the distillery. The style of Daftmill remains clasically Lowland, with intriguing delicate perfumed notes, cit...
GlenAllachie 15 years old 46%
This new 15 year old expression from the GlenAllachie distillery has an incrediblly dark colour to it, reflecting a heavy wood influence from active ex-sherry casks. The aroma is deeply fruity and spicy, with a rich and dominant notes of raisin, black bun and traditional fruit dumpling, covered in butterscotch sauce. Aromatic sweet spices found ...
Ballechin 'Straight From The Cask' Bordeaux 2007 / 11 years old 60.2%
Distilled at the Edradour distillery near Pitlochry on the 16th of May 2007, this heavily peated whisky has been matured in a single French Bordeaux cask for 11 years. The aroma is slightly medicinal, before moving on to a rich combination of caramelised dark fruits and a background of herbal peat smoke. The fruit flavours come through on the pa...
Glenrothes 'North Star' 11 years old 51.4%
This new arrival on our shelves was released by independent bottlers North Star in collaboration with Ralfy, celebrating 10 years as one of the whisky world's most well-known enthusiasts on YouTube. Distilled in 2007 at the Glenrothes distillery and filled into a single ex-sherry but, this is a rich and sherry-cask driven dram. Offering notes of...
Caol Ila 'North Star' 9 years old 51.8%
Distilled in 2009 at the Caol Ila distillery, this new cask strength bottling comes from independent bottlers North Star. Selected by Iain Croucher from a single ex-refill bourbon hogshead, this whisky was then further matured in a Pedro Ximenez sherry cask. Iain's characterful tasting notes describe an aroma that few would know, but could easil...