Scotch Whisky

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  • Tomintoul 12 years old Oloroso Sherry Cask 40% 70cl
    The Oloroso sherry cask Tomintoul is very different to the 10 year old, with more rounded creamy influence from the sherry cask coming through. Smooth, elegant with dried fruit notes and sweetness.
    £40.99
  • Glengoyne 12 years old 43% 70cl
    Glengoyne 12 years old single malt is distilled air dried barley which is unpeated.This bottling has been matured in 1st fill bourbon wood , there is also less sherry wood as a result giving a completely different taste and nose. The majority of the wood is USA/European refill casks, the whisky i...
    £41.99
  • Glenfiddich 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Glenfiddich has always appreciated the value of time. In 1886, having gathered 20 years of whisky making experience, William Grant set out to create "the best dram in the valley". Within a year he had built his distillery in The Glen of Fiddich - Gaelic for The Valley of the Deer. The f...
    £29.99
  • Blair Athol 12 years old 43% 70cl
    A lovely Highland whisky which is part of Diageo's Flora and Fauna Range of single malts. Blair Athol has lovely sherry notes combined with rich fruit and spicy oak flavours to produce a rich, but balanced malt.
    £47.99
  • Mannochmore 12 years old 43% 70cl
    Speyside distillery Mannochmore was the first distillery to make a black whisky Loch Dhu which is no longer made. This 12 year old under the Flora and Fauna label is light and fragrant with grass notes, a buttery cream palate with some wood.
    £46.50
  • Glen Spey 12 years old Flora & Fauna 43% 70cl
    Great single malt whisky the nose is slightly spiced with a discrete hint of smoke. In the palate, this whisky is quite pleasant, but not really wonderful. The taste is rather complex but a bit dry and with a certain lack at personality. The finish is pleasant.
    £47.35
  • Cragganmore 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Cragganmore Distillery, on the banks of the river Spey, is home to one of the most complex and characterful malt whiskies of the revered Speyside region.
    £39.99
  • Glen Elgin 12 years old 43% 70cl
    Glen Elgin is a great hand crafted single malt from Elgin. Tangerine fruitiness is the hand-crafted Glen Elgin's "signature", born of long and precise fermentation. An easily accessible single malt with Speyside fruit and sweetness.
    £43.50
  • Strathmill 12 years old 43% 70cl
    The Official Flora Fauna distillery bottling. Nose: Dry, nutty amd airy. Dried banana on muesli, green grassy notes, tea leaves, walnut. Palate: Very soft and attractive and flows straight down the middle. Medium sweet with some vanilla and nut. Finish: Soft. Overall: ...
    £85.00
  • Deanston 12 years old 46.3% 70cl
    Deanston 12 years old single malt whisky is bottled at 46.3% vol and is un-chill filtered. Made by distiller Ian Macmillan.
    £43.99
  • Aberfeldy 12 years old 40% 70cl
    The Aberfeldy distillery was established over 100 years ago in 1898, on the south bank of the river Tay. This 12 years old single malt has a honeyed heather nose, full bodied and rounded taste. The finish is dry and elegant, with pronouced spicy characteristics and a hint of seville oranges.
    £43.99
  • Inchmurrin 12 years old Island Collection 46% 70cl
    Inchmurrin was named after the largest island in the Loch Lomond and is made at the Loch Lomond distillery. The style of this 12 years old is soft and rounded with floral notes of peach blossom, pear and barley. Aged in three different casks, bourbon, refill and re-charred it shows wonderful wood...
    £42.99
  • Royal Brackla 12 years old 40% 70cl
    This new edition from Royal Brackla Distillery which was founded in 1812 by Captain William Fraser who used the unwanted barley he had grown to make whisky. It was granted its Royal warrant in 1833 by King William IV, the first time a whisky had been honoured in this way. This edition has ...
    £51.99
  • Ardmore 12 Year Old Port Wood Finish 46% 70cl
    Nose: Sweet and juicy: new leather, fig, treacle, cinnamon, manuka honey, cocoa beans, apple wood and aromatic smoke. Palate: A plummy sweetness, sultana cake, singed heather and lavender are balanced by toasted marshmallow and creamy vanilla. Dry wood smoke permeates all.
    £48.99
  • Macallan 12 years old Triple Cask 40% 70cl
    The Macallan 12 Year Old Triple Cask is matured in an eclectic mix of European and American oak sherry butts and ex-bourbon barrels. The resultant whisky is a single malt that is vibrant and fruity with notes of vanilla and fresh oak.
    £46.99
  • Glen Moray Elgin Heritage 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Glen Moray Elgin Heritage has been aged for 12 years in selected American oak barrels which impart sweet vanilla notes to the whisky. Colour: Polished gold Nose: Rich, sweet, fruity and floral. Intense vanilla toffee combines with berry fruits and freshly chopped herbs
    £39.99
  • Jura 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Jura 12 Year Old is the third of five new single malt whiskies from Jura. The new range ushers in a new era for the distillery and a new style comprised of fruit and subtle smoke. Like the Jura 10 Year Old, this is matured in bourbon casks before being finished in sweet sherry barrels. The whi...
    £44.99
  • Macallan 12 years old Double Cask 40% 70cl
    The Macallan Double Cask is a 12 year old single malt from the Highland distillery. It is aged exclusively in a mixture of sherry butts made of both European and American oak which both have a bearing on the flavour of the whisky. The American Oak provides notes of vanilla and butterscotch and th...
    £50.99
  • Glenmorangie Lasanta 12 years old 46% 70cl
    In Gaelic 'Lasanta'means 'warmth and passion' Glenmorangie Lasanta is tantalsing marriage of warm, creamy and nutty flavours. Importantly, Lasanta is non chill-filtered and bottled at 46% vol.. This imparts added body, taste and texture to the spirit. Matured in Bourbon cask then finished ...
    £48.99
  • Dalmore 12 years old 40% 70cl
    The Dalmore spirit benefits from longer than typical maturation 12 years, instead of the more regular 10. Judicious selection and the precise balance of American white oak and Oloroso sherry wood, delivers our most vibrant expression robust yet elegant, with an aftertaste of brilliant complexit...
    £47.50
  • Royal Lochnagar 12 years old 40% 70cl
    The Royal Lochnagar Highland Malt whisky is located close to the Royal Castle of Balmoral. The distillery was established in 1845. It was soon visited by an approving Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and shortly after this became Royal Lochnagar. It has a lovely sweet perfumed nose with to...
    £40.99
  • Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban 12 years old 46% 70cl
    The Quinta Ruban, where matured in Glenmorangie is transfered from the original bourbon cask and then extra matured or finished in the finest port casks from the 'Quintas' or wine estates of Portugal. 'Ruban' is Gaelic for ruby.Like sipping velvet, this voluptously smooth malt whisky imparts a co...
    £51.99
  • The Singleton 12 years old 70cl
    A new Singleton, this time from Dufftown, to replace the now-defunct Singleton of Auchroisk. This is a smooth, mellow dram designed to attract new drinkers to the malt category.
    £39.99
  • Auchentoshan 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Triple distilled and matured for over twelve years. The result: a Lowland single malt whisky with the tempting aroma of toasted almonds, caramelised toffee and the signature smooth, delicate, Auchentoshan taste. TASTING NOTES Colour: Golden Honey. Nose: Crme brulee, a...
    £37.99
  • Knockando 12 years old 43% 70cl
    Knockando 12 years old Single malt whisky is a speyside whisky. The name 'knockando' means 'Little black hill' in Gaelic. Knockando is bottled one season at a time, so you will see the distilled date on the label.
    £37.50
  • Glen Garioch 12 years old 48% 70cl
    At Glen Garioch we take the maturation process very seriously. The quality of our casks is an essential ingredient in our recipe for producing only the finest of single malt whisky. The Glen Garioch 12 Years Old gains its distinctive Highland character from maturation in two wood g...
    £47.50
  • Glenmorangie Nectar D'Or 12 years old 46% 70cl
    The Nectar D'or is aged in bourbon barrels and then finished in Sauternes wines barrels. Toasted oak and vanilla and intricatley woven with honey, lemon and spices to create a mix of sumptuous flavours, a silky texture and a long, lingering finish. The Nectar D'or is non chill-filtered and...
    £58.99
  • Glenfarclas 12 years old 43%
    Excellent sherry casked whisky from Glenfarclas with lots of fruitcake and spicy rounded and full bodied. Originally only available on the export market this has won many awards around the world including Best Sherried Whisky at the Single Malt World cup in 2006.
    £37.99
  • Highland Park 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Highland Park single Malt nwhisky from the Isle of Orkney has a Glowing amber colour, with a bouquet ofHeather-honey sweetness; peaty smokiness. The Palate is rounded with smoky sweetness and a full malt delivery. Finish: Teasing, heathery, delicious. WEB EXCLUSIVE PRICE
    £38.50
  • Tomatin 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Elegant and airy, with a big smooth texture, the 12 year old Tomatin is classic single Highland malt. A true delight for discerning whisky drinkers, Tomatin is carefully matured in traditional oak barrels to produce the lightly peated, delicate flavour which charms connoisseurs.
    £36.99
  • Glenkinchie 12 years old 43% 70cl
    A rather sweet nose with honey, mslt and ripe fruits hints. The mouth prolongs nicely the nose, even if it is a bit more complex and expressive than the nose was. Near the honey and the fruits, some slightly acid notes are present as well as a touch of nuts at the end. The finish is relatively sh...
    £40.99
  • Bowmore 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Bowmore's 12 Years Old has received critical acclaim from throughout the whisky world. It won gold medal at both the ISC and IWSC 2009, calling it "beautifully balanced" and "an overall beauty". The late and great Micheal Jackson proclaimed it "remarkably long and comple...
    £34.99
  • The Balvenie Double wood 12 years old 40% 70cl
    The Balvenie DoubleWood is a 12 year old single malt which gains its distinctive character from being matured in two woods. Over its period of maturation it is transferred from a traditional oak whisky cask to a first fill European oak sherry cask. Each stage lends different qualities to the resu...
    £39.99
  • Linkwood 12 years old 43% 70cl
    Linkwood stands on the river Lossie close to Elgin in Speyside. Linkwood 12 years old is full-bodied with a hint of sweetness and a slight smoky aroma.
    £48.99
  • An Cnoc 12 years old 40% 70cl
    An Cnoc (pronounced a-nock) is produced at the Distillery Knockdhu in Aberdeenshire. It is soft, very aromatic with a hint of honey and lemon in the foreground. The taste is sweet to start with a fresh appetising fruitiness and a long smooth finish, with a touch of nuttiness. Gold Medal w...
    £32.99
  • Cardhu 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Cardhu single malt has aromas of ripe pear and fragrant fruits with a balanced palate and a sweet and pleasing smooth finish.
    £39.99
  • Strathisla 12 years old 40% 70cl
    Strathisla single malt is at the heart of the Speyside whiskies, they have been distilling fine malts since 1786. Made using lightly peated barley and fresh water from the spring.
    £33.99
  • Loch Lomond 12 years old 46% 70cl
    Loch Lomond 12 years old has been distilled in their unique Lomond still and swan neck stills and then matured in 3 casks, Bourbon, refill and recharred. This provides a smooth malt with deep fruity character of peach and pear with layered vanilla and a hint of peat smoke.
    £36.99
  • Bunnahabhain 12 years old 46.3% 70cl
    The nose of this golden dram offers a fresh and aromatic experience with a subtle whiff of smoke floating through the air. The taste starts with a light fruit and nut appeal that leads to a spectacular malty sweetness. The finish is worth the anticipation as it develops into a beautifully rich, f...
    £42.99
  • Balvenie Signature 12 years old Batch No. 5 40% 70cl
    The Balvenie Signature Aged 12 Years is a classic marriage of The Balvenie matured in the three most traditional cask types, first fill bourbon, refill bourbon and sherry. Produced in small, numbered batches, each cask used is hand selected by Malt Master David Stewart to ensure he achieves Signa...
    £39.99

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  • Arran 12 years old 46% 70cl
    The Arran 12 years old is the next malt on the road for arran as theirs whiskies gets older.Beautifully rounded and well balanced this is a lovely malt usining unpeated barely. This whisky is no longer in production and has been superceeded by the Arran 14 years old.
    £32.79

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  • Hazelburn 12 years old 46% 70cl
    The newest addition to the range of whiskies produced at Springbank, Hazelburn gains it's light, delicate character through being distilled three times in the distillery's old copper stills. Hazelburn is made with unpeated barley, making the spirit light, fruity and very, very subt...
    £49.99

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  • Springbank 12 years old Claret 1997 54.4% 70cl
    Springbank Claret Wood 70cl 54.4%ABV Matured: 7yrs refill bourbon, 3yrs fresh claret, 2yrs re-charred casks Colour: Mahogany Nose: At first thick and rich syrup nose with notes of honey, fruits, figs and dates. Strong notes of fizzy cola bottles and winegums. ...
    £39.96

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  • Macallan 12 years old 1997 Old Malt Cask 50% 20cl
    This Macallan 12 years old single malt whisky is part of Douglas Laing Advanced Cask Samples Range.Bottled in 20cl bottles it allows you to try a smaller size without commiting to a larger bottle or great as a little gift.
    £18.40

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  • Ardmore 100th Anniversary 40% 70cl
    A special limited edition bottling to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Ardmore. Ardmore is at the heart of the teachers blended whisky.
    £408.98

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  • Tomintoul Glenlivet 12 years old (Perfume Bottle) 43% 75cl
    Old bottling of Tomintoul Glenlivet in the 75cl 'Perfume bottle' as we like to call it!
    £97.38

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  • Glen Ord 12 years old 1996 Cadenheads 58.2% 70cl
    Cadenheads bottling of Glen Ord single malt whisky, distilled in 1996 and bottled in June 2008 at cask strength 58.2% vol. Matured in a bourbon hogshead cask it is 1 of 210 bottles only.
    £41.35

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  • Caol Ila 12 years old Unpeated 57.6% 70cl
    This is a new bottling of Caol Ila, a 12 years old cask strength from first fill bourbon casks is the only Caol Ila to use unpeated barley. Made just once a year, it is prized by the blenders; although an Islay malt the call it Highland style. More balanced than in younger bottlings, the nose is ...
    £68.16

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Scotch whisky is a subject that is as expansive as the myriad of lochs, glens and mountains that contribute to the terroir of its historic homeland of Scotland. Scottish whisky in its current form has been distilled in the Highlands and Lowlands since the 18th Century but its roots run much deeper into the past. It is widely regarded that it is an adaptation of the traditional Scottish spirit ‘Uisge Beatha’, meaning ‘water of life’ in the Celtic tongue. The earliest official record of its production is in 1494 but it is highly likely that it was produced prior to this date. It’s a widely held belief that Irish monks introduced the spirit to the Scots although no true Scotsman would ever admit to this!


This precious liquid’s heritage is protected by law so that only spirit distilled within Scottish borders can be labelled as Scotch. There are other caveats as well; it must be made from either malted barley or grain fermented in copper stills and matured in wooden Oak barrels. This batch process is essential to the authenticity of the spirit, as is the insistence that it is bottled at 40% ABV or higher.


There are four different varieties of Scotch; single malt, blended, grain and blended malt (which was formerly known as vatted malt). Single malt is defined as a whisky made from 100% malt barley by one distillery. This is by far the most valuable and collected variety, especially rare bottlings from closed distilleries that can fetch four figure plus sums. Blended whisky is a spirit that’s created using a mixture of malt and grain whiskies by one distillery. This is the most popular and widely drunk variety despite the single malt’s continued rising popularity, driving up both production and price significantly. Grain whisky, as the name suggests, is made from 100% grain by a single distillery. Finally, blended malt is a product that is created by combining two or more single malts from separate distilleries together without the addition of grain whisky.


Despite only a few simple ingredients being used in the production process (malted barley or grain, water and yeast), a surprising array of different characteristics can be achieved. Gentle drams from the Lowlands can be soothing, light and fruity whilst big, bold offerings from Islay can knock your socks off with an assault of peat and smokiness. There are many variations in between to explore and it takes dedication and a whole lot of tasting to become a true whisky connoisseur!


The type of barrel used to mature the whisky accounts for the lions share of the final flavour. Factors such as whether American Oak or European Oak have been used to make the barrels, how many times the barrels have been used previously to mature Scotch or other drinks like Bourbon, Port or Sherry and the length of time the spirit has spent maturing all play their part. In more recent times, some distilleries have gone rogue by experimenting with old cognac, wine and rum casks, thus creating a modern and youthful taste that appeals to the trendy bar fraternity.


There are six distinct whisky producing regions in Scotland and they also have some bearing on the flavour of the final product. The regions are Islay, Islands, Highlands, Lowlands, Speyside and Campbeltown. The terrain, climate and other geographical factors of a region all contribute to the character, although a great deal also has to do with the different techniques and traditions employed by the distilleries as well. A good example is how coastal distilleries often produce a whisky that is saltier due to the proximity of the sea.


The world of Scotch whisky is a complex and fascinating one that thrives on time honoured practices and ancient traditions. If you are thinking of taking your first foray into this exciting realm, whether for pleasure or investment, then we are on hand to offer our expert advice and a selection of over 1000 different whiskies to suit all budgets.