Penderyn 'Portwood' Welsh Single Malt 46%
DramFest's 'Dirty Little Secret' 11 years old 56.9%
Specially selected by the team at Whisky Galore to celebrate DramFest 2020, this secret Islay single malt was bottled by the fine folk at Elixir Distillers. Matured for 11 years in a single re-fill ex-sherry butt, the aroma starts with Islay beach bonfires, crisp spicy tones and a dirty punch of dieseil fuel smokyness. The smoke envelopes the pa...
Cotswolds Founders Choice 60.9%
Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky is the first whisky ever distilled in the Cotswolds, England. This cask strength release from the Cotswolds Distillery is a vatting of shaved, toasted and re-charred American Oak red wine barriques selected by founder Daniel Szor. The nose presents notes of sweet plums, dark chocolate and fig rolls, leading into spoo...
Wolfburn 'Batch 155' 46%
Batch No. 155 is the latest edition in Wolfburn's small-batch releases, this time coming from whisky matured for 4 years in ex-bourbon barrels before a final maturation in fresh ex-Port hogsheads. A soft, heathery floral tone rises out of the glass on first sniff, joined by fruity Port cask flavours of home-made jams. The palate has a vinous qua...
Ardnamurchan Spirit 2019 AD 57.4%
The highly anticipated 2019 release of the Ardnamurchan distillery's 'AD' series has arrived, selected from a medley of peated and unpeated spirit, all matured in a variety of cask sizes, all ex-sherry. The aromas and flavours sing of creme caramel, cut with candied orange and manuka honey, moving to a fruity note of mango and an edge of rock sa...
Mannochmore 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2003 / 2019 56.8%
Rarely bottled as a single malt due to its prized use in blended whiskies, this Mannochmore from Gordon & MacPhail's latest single cask releases was selected from a single first-fill ex-sherry Hogshead. After 15 years of maturation, this whisky has an intense aroma of rich fruitcake (glace fruits, raisins, sultanas) and stewed red fruits, wi...
Bunnahabhain 'Adelphi' 2009 / 10 years old #900022 58.9%
The first-fill ex-Sherry butt maturation has given this Bunnahabhain an incredibly dark colour, and is the latest release of Adelphi's sensational selections from this iconic Islay malt. On the nose an evocative note: sparklers by a beach bonfire on Guy Fawkes night; a meat pie accompanied with a hot cup of Bovril, meaty and rich. There are also...
Old Pulteney 15 years old 46%
After 15 years of maturation, Old Pulteney 15 years old has become rich and soft, offering complex notes of dried fruit, ripe apple and a swirl of honey and vanilla sweetness, cut by a drying sea-side saltyness. The hallmark marzipan and floral notes are more distant, with dark toffee and chocolate emerging in the finish. A very balanced new exp...
Benromach 'Sassicaia Wood Finish' 2010 / 2018 45%
One of Benromach's most anticipated releases are their annual vintages that are finished in Sassicaia wine casks from Toscana, Italy. These wine casks impart a rush of sweet red fruity notes, from redcurrant jelly to tart raspberries, offering contrast to the soft smoky spices and aromatic woody notes. The hallmark Benromach spice and milk choco...