Grain whisky is any type of whisky made in Scotland that is solely produced from grains other than malted barley, and distilled in a column still. Grain whiskies are a cousin to Single Malt whiskies and are an important part of what makes Scotch Blended whisky so special - they are in some regards the glue the ties the malts together in a blend. These whiskies are made in column stills, operating in continuous production as opposed to the smaller 'batch' method used for single malt.  In Scotland there are four grain distilleries and compared to single malt whiskies, they are not readily available as a brand.

These are fascinating whiskies to try, uniquely different to other whiskies, and at the present time they offer extremely good value for money their age compared to single malts.

Scotch Grain Whisky — Caledonian

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Caledonian 'Xtra Old Particular' 1976 / 42 years old 53.3%

Caledonian 'Xtra Old Particular' 1976 / 42 years old 53.3%

Region: Lowland

Strength: 53.3%

Volume: 700ml


This 42 year old whisky comes from the Caledonian distillery, which was at one time one of the largest grain whisky producers in Scotland. Situated in Edinburgh, Caledonian closed in the late 1980's and there have been very few bottlings of its whisky, this being amongst the very few we have had in our store. The tasting notes from Fred Laing, o...

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