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An Cnoc 12 years old 40%
anCnoc, from the Knockdhu distillery remains one of our favourite single malts from Scotland. It is light and smooth with a surprising depth of flavour. On the nose you get fruity floral notes with some lemon, honey and vanilla creme brulee. The palate is full and sweet, with a good body (mouthfeel) and lingering on a delicate spice and vanilla/...
Hazelburn 10 years old 46%
Hazelburn is the name given to the triple distilled spirit made at the Springbank distillery from entirely unpeated barley. These two decisions create a very light, delicate spirit that develops into a sweet whisky with notes of marzipan, stewed pears and honeycomb. The palate is very oily and mouthfilling, with a hint of coconut and liquorice. ...
Loch Lomond Single Grain 46%
Produced at the versatile Loch Lomond distillery this Single Grain release, despite its name, is actually made entirely from malted barely and distilled in a Coffey column still. Fresh and zesty on the nose, with a very malty, baked apple note. Crisp and delicate on the palate to start with pineapple juice and lemon zest and rich banoffee pie. A...
Balblair 2005 Vintage 46%
This is the latest vintage release from Balblair, selected solely from casks laid down in 2005. Matured from a selection of American oak barrels, this is a great example of a light and delicate Balblair. Fragrant and soft notes of vanilla (from the American oak), green apples and sweet oranges mingles with an aromatic floral note with a very fai...
Monkey Shoulder 40%
Style: Blended Malt
Named after an afflication suffered by distillery works of old who turned barley by hand, Monkey Shoulder is a blend of just 3 single malt whiskies - Glenfiddich, Balvenie and Kininvie. Warm spicy and toasted oak notes lead into a sweet vanilla'd aroma. The flavour is of creamy custard, a hint of dried fruit and cooked banana and honey with toas...
Kilkerran 12 years old 46%
This is the first expression outside of the distillery's popular 'Work in Progress' series and is a watershed moment for the team in Campbeltown. The nose and palate are both so distinctly 'Campbeltown' - slightly foosty (dusty old warehouses) and spiced to start, with hints of dried fruit, malt biscuits and a lemon/citric note. Throughout there...
The Quiet Man Blend 40%
Named after John Mulgrew, a Northern Irish publican of over 50 years, The Quiet Man is a new Irish whiskey made of pot still and grain whiskey carefully blended together. The high proportion of malt in the blend makes for a creamy texture, carrying flavours of vanilla, sweet fruit and gentle spice.
Glenmorangie 'The Original' 10 years old 40%
Scotland's biggest selling malt just got better! Elegant swan necked stills, the tallest in Scotland, produce Glenmorangie whisky which is coaxed into perfect maturation through the use of oak bourbon casks, settled in traditional stone - built, earth - floored warehouses. After ten years of relaxation in the gentle Highland climate, the whisky ...
Nikka Coffey Grain 45%
Named after the inventor of the distillation method, Aneas Coffey (pronounced kofee), this whisky is the product solely from the Coffey stills at the Miyagikyo distillery. Exotic and fruity on the nose with an abundance of tropical fruit, there are touches of vanilla pod and honey on the rich and mouthcoating palate. This is the first time we've...
Benromach 'Triple Distilled' 2009 50%
Using a method that was traditionally used in the Lowland's of Scotland and in Ireland, this new Benromach has been triple distilled. It starts very aromatic - the whisky has a bright, sweet scent of strawberries, candied lime zest and other citrus notes, with a background of biscuity malt and grassy aromas (straw). To taste, the mouthfeel is oi...
Glen Ord 'Old Particular' 2004 / 13 years old 48.4%
Hailing from the Muir of Ord just north of Inverness, this single cask bottling comes from the Glen Ord distillery after 13 years of maturation. Sweet and juicy initially on the nose with a rich barley and tobacco note, moving into spices and honeycomb on the palate. The finish is warmly spiced, drifting to mocha.
Glenrothes 10 years old 40%
Part of the new Soleo collection from The Glenrothes disitllery in Speyside, this 10 year old is fully sherry cask matured boasting fresh citrus aromas and decadent vanilla shortbread. The palate is sweet with more of that vanilla shortbread note with a light malt character and fresh lemon peel lingering to a rich and zesty finish. A lovely refr...
Diplomatico Planas 47%
Planas is an intriguing blend of Pot Still, Column and Batch Kettle distilled rums. Aged for up to 6 years, it is elegant, rich and surprisingly intense for a white rum which is charcoal filtered multiple times prior to bottling to give this rum its crystal clear appearance and smooth finish, full bodied finish.
Cadenhead's Old Raj Gin 46%
Cadenhead's Old Raj Gin is distinctive in that it contains a measure of saffron, the rare and costly spice derived from the crocus flower. In addition to a slightly spicy flavour, this also imparts a pale yellow colour to Old Raj. Rich and clean, with a lovely oily mouthfeel, this gin has flavours of zesty lemon, indian spices and a hint of ani...