Glen CrinanThe ages of the new whiskies range from 4 to 46 Year Old malts. Your email address will not be published. A — F Speyside: G — Z Speyside: Smooth and tasty, with a bit more lively spice than the standard bottlings.
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The ages of the new whiskies range from 4 to 46 Year Old malts. Your email address will not be published. A — F Speyside: G — Z Speyside: Smooth and tasty, with a bit more lively spice than the standard bottlings. As the name suggests, this was bottled at full UK 'proof' Originally for Duty Free only.
Lovely sweet aromas of butterscotch, honey and chocolate, with some faint salt and oakspice on the palate. We understand this to be six years old. Great in a Manhattan, especially with Carpano's Antica Formula vermouth. We reckon that this is from the s. Fabulous old-school style with abundant tropical fruit and a drying oak edge. We've got less than bottles of this one, and after Whiskyfun's humungous 95 point score. It seems as if this release will be the last at cask strength as the company is running low on stocks, so don't tarry too long if year oldu want one of these.
But wait — where's the iconic triangular bottle?! A small label on the back explains: James's blended Scotch no sign of Rudd on this label. Please note that as in the photo this bottle has quite a low level below the shoulder. Edmund Hall of Oxford University.
The hall licensed a variety of beverages based on their own blends for sale in the States in order to cash in on the university's unique cachet. We date this at around the s. Please note that we only have one bottle of this and the level is quite low as per the picture. The label says this is by appointment to King George V, which places this sometime in the early s. The Benmore Distilleries company owned four distilleries including one called Benmore in Campbeltown which closed in This blend is sadly departed now, with its brand name tucked away in a folder at Diageo, but this s bottling looks great and still features their tagline — 'Take a peg!
No doubt this will be as big a hit as the previous editions — this is an expression that never disappoints. Distilled in and bottled at a punchy cask strength of This was distilled in and matured for 18 years in a refill hogshead. This was matured for 21 years in a PX puncheon giving it a combination of a citrus fruit nose and dry palate with some sticky dried fruit.
This was distilled in and matured in a oloroso sherry butt until , developing lots of sherry notes with some nuts and citrus. It was filled into a oloroso sherry butt giving it a touch of red to its appearance and a dense fruity character. This was distilled in and has spent about 32 years maturing in what we assume was a fairly active sherry cask.
Lochside produced both grain and malt whisky from its opening in until the early s and this is a 'single blend' using only whisky from the distillery. Unusually, the whisky was blended before ageing, with the mix of grain and malt maturing in the same cask for 46 years.
A very rare style from this now closed distillery. Elegantly wooded with the distillery's typical fruit and wax character. Pe5 is a combination of sweet shop and medicine cabinet with a long fresh finish.
Lots of red fruit, the traditional Clynelish candle wax and a tasty dose of spicy wood. A milder-than-many example with a nice farminess and a touch of peat. A crisp and peaty example of the distillery's output. It was distilled in , a couple of years before they transferred into the hands of the current owners. This is a blend with a difference, with new grain and malt spirit from the now-closed Lochside distillery filled into the same cask and left to mature until , making a 'Single Blend'.
This is bottled without any added colouring and it's picked up a great colour from the refill sherry butt it matured in for 20 years. The distillery was one of the many victims of the industry's contraction in and was demolished in , although the kiln and malt barn survived. Mr Hennessy of Moet-Hennessy fame originally hailed from the Emerald Isle and this whiskey tried to rekindle some of that heritage in its name.
The first one went down rather well and this looks to be going the same way. Luckily we were able to match it up with our archives to identify the whisky. All can be yours - just send money! Comments I have 2 bottles of Dunhillion 23 years old.
Would you be intetested. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. James Buchanan apparently got the idea for the brand on his way home from a dogshow — and the rest is history….
Interestingly the reverse of the label, viewable from the back of the bottle, is printed up for an Ardmore….