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  • Arran Hardy Cognac 57.7% 70cl
    1 of 487 bottles Cognac Cask J Hardy Bottled 12.9.06
    £89.50
  • Talisker 57 Degrees North 57.8% 70cl
    Highlighting the latitudinal position of our distillery - one of the most remote and northerly at its rugged home on the Isle of Skye, Talisker 57 North has no age statement. Drawn from 100% American oak refill casks, it has a purity which emphasises Taliskers unique and intense distillery charac...
    £67.99
  • Arran 14 years old 46% 70cl
    Arrans newest bottling, a 14 years old. The use of unpeated malted barley in the production has helped created a beautifully rounded and well balanced single malt. Colou:r Sunset Copper Nose: Dried fruits, vanilla and toffee up front. With a little water a salty ta...
    £48.99
  • The Arran Sauternes Wood Finish 50% 70cl
    Back by popular demand, our Arran Malt Finished in a Sauternes Wine Cask is non chillfiltered and bottled at 50%, resulting in a luxurious, flavoursome dram. After initially maturing in traditional oak casks over a number of years The Arran Single Malt in this bottling was finished in a selection...
    £45.50
  • Talisker Port Ruighe 45.8% 70cl
    Talisker Port Ruighe takes this well know Skye malt and matures it Port wine casks. The name derives from the main trading Port on Skye, Port Ruighe. The result is a lovely combination of the peaty peppery notes with sweet port wine flavours.
    £53.99
  • Arran Machrie Moor 4th Edition 70cl
    Arran Distillery has just released their 4th edition of Machrie Moor , limited to 12000 bottles worldwide. Distilled since 2004 the malted barely is peated to a level of 14ppm and bottled at their prefered strenght of 46% vol. The nose gives hints of fudge, coconut spice and a glorious to...
    £85.00
  • Talisker 1985 27 years old 56.1% 70cl
    A limited edition Talisker, natural cask strength single malt whisky.The seventeenth release in this series from the distillery. From American Oak refill casks filled in 1985. Just 3,000 individually numbered bottles available world-wide. Appearance: Rich, clear amber with notes of antique...
    £500.00
  • Highland Park Odin 16 years old 55.8% 70cl
    The final instalment in the Valhalla series ends with the Master God himself Odin. 1 of 17000 bottles Worldwide this bottling has been matured in a combination of first fill sherry casks and refilled hogsheads. Preseneted in a black bottle and black wooden cradle. 1 only per customer
    £399.00
  • Arran 18 Year Old 46% 70cl
    The first official release of Arran 18 years old bring together the final edition in the Trilogy od 16,17 and 18 years old malts. Only 9000 bottles were released worldwide and has been matured in ex sherry casks, refilled by the look of the colour. A fresh nose of peaches with honey and toasted a...
    £73.99
  • Jura Superstition 43% 20cl
    The people of Jura are superstitious. From the prophecy of the one-eyed Campbell to an aversion to cutting peat before May, age-old island beliefs resonate to this day. Drawing on our finest older malts and spring-peated younger whiskies, Jura Superstition is a tribute to the people, the traditio...
    £16.99
  • Talisker The Distillers Edition 2005 Bottled 2014 45.8% 70cl
    Richer than the regularTalisker as a result of the Double cask maturing. It spends a finishing period in ex Amoroso sherry casks which adds sweet luscious fruit notes to the dry peaty back ground, with typical Talisker pepperiness.
    £59.99
  • Ledaig 18 years old Limited release 46.3% 70cl
    A limited Edition from the Tobermory distillery, Ledaig is their peated malt whisky. This 18 years old has been matured in a selected oak casks with a finishing period in sherry cask. It has a nose of rich sherried fruit, smokiness, light creosote, pepper and spice with sweet oak notes. The palat...
    £79.99
  • Talisker 18 years old 45.8% 70cl
    Time has mellowed but not tamed this powerful 18 year old Talisker, made beside Loch Harport in the shadow of the Cuillin range. A rich, swet nose introduces familiar, smoky maritime aromas. Full-bodied, this smooth malt opens sweetly, then becomes more asservtive, with a whiff of smoke. It has a...
    £84.99
  • Glen Scotia Victoriana 51.5% 70cl
    This is part of the new expressions from Glen Scotia the Campbeltown distillery on the Kintyre peninsular. The Victoriana has been been made from selected casks by Master Distiller John Peterson and bottled unchill filtered and at natural cask strength and finished in deeply charred barrels. This...
    £76.89
  • Glen Scotia Double Cask 46% 70cl
    Glen Scotia Double Cask has been finished in First fill bourbon casks and then it is another finishing in Pedro ximenez sherry casks. The two styles perfectly complement each other with rich spicy fruit overlaid with salt spray and vanilla oak.
    £36.99
  • Glen Scotia 15 years old 46% 70cl
    This is the classical Glen Scotia ideally aged to 15 years having been matured in old American oak barrels. It has a nose of spicy vanilla interwoven with salt spray and spicy aromatic fruits.
    £56.50
  • Arran The Bothy Quarter Cask III 53.2% 70cl
    A new bottling from The Arran distillery which has been matured in ex Bourbon casks then finished in small American oak casks for a minimum of 18 months. This finishing with small casks intensifies the maturation to produce a full-bodied whisky with lovely spicy vanilla and bold peppery spice. Bo...
    £49.50
  • Jura Tastival 1997 Bottled 2015 52% 70cl
    This is the 2015 Whisky Festival bottling, which has been matured in Sparkling wines casks from the Loire from Bouvet Ladubay. Rich, fruity and sweet, with forest fruits, raspberries liquorice and treacle. 1 of 3970 bottles produced.
    £85.99
  • Dalmore 22 years old 1992 Cadenheads 59.5% 70cl
    22 years old Dalmore single malt bottled from a single Hogshead realising only 264 bottles. Distilled in 1992 and bottled October 2014 at cask strength 59.5% vol.
    £121.60
  • Arran Smugglers The High Seas Series II 55.4% 70cl
    In this Smugglers Series Vol.2 The High Seas we pay tribute to the exuberant character of those striving to outwit the Governments representatives in the pursuit of the production of the famed Arran Waters. This dram is a powerful marriage of whisky matured in the fi nest rum casks with time-hono...
    £245.00
  • Arran Smugglers Volume Three - The Exciseman 56.8% 70cl
    Arran Smugglers Series Vol III The Exciseman has been matured in Madeira casks and is 1 of 8700 bottles worldwide.   1 per customer/address only.  
    £260.00
  • Highland Park 15 Year Old Single Malt 40% 70cl
    Highland Park matures this 15 year old whisky in ex-Oloroso sherry barrels crafted from American oak as opposed to the Spanish oak casks of the 12 and 18 year releases. The barrels are toasted instead of charred, yielding a unique flavor experience, especially when compared to the more common ch...
    £78.95
  • Tobermory 21 years old Cadenhead 52.5% 70cl
    Cadenheads bottling of Tobermory distilled in 1995 and bottled 2016 under their small batch label from 2 Bourbon hogsheads. This is 1 of 450 bottles. Taste: Salty, waxed leather and salted pork. A little smoke and drying. Palate: The saltiness continues and a slight smokiness emerge...
    £79.50
  • The Arran 21st Anniversary Limited Edition 52.6% vol 70cl
    This is a limited edition single malt from the Arran distillery to celebrate their 21st anniversary limited to 5988 bottles worldwide. It has been matured exclusively in sherry casks handpicked by distillery manager James Taggart from barrels produced in their first three years of produc...
    £245.00
  • Arran Machrie Moor Fourth Edition Cask Strength 2017 58.1% 70cl
    On the west coast of the Isle of Arran lies a windswept and mystical peat bog called Machrie Moor. Bronze Age stone circles and standing stones are strewn across its barren, undulating terrain. One of the stone circles is known as Fingal’s Cauldron Seat, where sits a stone with a carved hole. ...
    £52.50
  • Jura Journey 40% 70cl
    Jura Journey is the entry level expression in the new range from the Island distiller. The new range of single malts aims to combine both the Island and Highland styles of whisky in one delicious dram. The new style focuses on using ex-bourbon barrels and a limited amount of peat to ...
    £34.99
  • Jura 10 Year Old 70cl
    The Jura 10 Year Old is the youngest of the age statement whiskies in the new Jura range. It epitomises the new style of the Island distillery by maturing the single malt in ex-bourbon barrels before finishing in sweet sherry casks. Jura has taken the unusual step of combining the Island and H...
    £37.99
  • 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
  • Jura Seven Wood 42% 70cl
    Jura Seven Wood is a complex single malt and is comprised of whisky from no fewer than seven different types of oak wood barrels. It's a testament to Jura's Master Blender's skill that this whisky is able to exist. The barrels involved are first fill ex-bourbon barrels, American White Oak, Lim...
    £58.99
  • Jura 18 years old 44% 70cl
    Jura 18 Year Old is the oldest expression in the new range from this distinguished Island distillery. It's the most premium expression in a series that showcases a new style for the distillery's drams, marrying together elements of both Island and Highland whisky. The core principal is that ea...
    £75.00
  • Highland Park Valknut 46.8% 70cl
    The Valknut has been created using a higher proportion of their local peated malt and predominantly matured in sherry seasoned oak casks to give this whisky a smoky, sweet flavour. Valknut is the second in their Viking Legend series, celebrating their rich Nordic ancestry over in Orkney. ...
    £56.95
  • Ledaig 12 Single Malt Discovery G&M 43% 70cl
    An introduction to Gordon and MacPhail's impressive portfolio, this new range is curated to offer an utterly dependable and consistent choice of our finest single malt whiskies. Each expression sits within the bold profiles of either 'Sherry', 'Smoky', or 'Bourbon', for the whisky-lover who en...
    £47.25
  • Coopers Choice Tobermory 2008 Marsala Cask 56.5% 70cl
    An Island single malt, distilled August 2008 and bottled in 2018. Matured in American Oak with additional aging in a Marsala Cask, Cask No 6669. Over 9 years old, only 1 of 325 bottles produced. The cooper's Choice range of single cask whiskies from Scotlands finest distilleries is or ...
    £79.50
  • Arran Sherry Cask Finish 46% 70cl
    After initially maturing in traditional oak casks the arran single malt in this bottling was specially selected by their master distiller to be finished in oloroso sherry casks sourced from an artisan producer from the Jerez region of Spain. This whisky is bottled without artificial colouring ...
    £33.99
  • Highland Park Fire Edition Single Malt 45.2% 70cl
    Highland Park Fire Edition is a special release 15 year old single malt which has been matured in 100% refill Port wine seasoned casks a first for Highland Park. This follows on from the release of Ice Edition and completes the two-part series of special edition bottlings which celebrate some o...
    £195.00
  • Arran James MacTaggart Anniversary Single Malt 54.2% 70cl
    In 2017, Master Distiller James MacTaggart celebrates his 10th anniversary at the Isle of Arran Distillery. This fresh and vibrant expression of The Arran Malt has been carefully created by James to mark this milestone in his career. A selection of first fill 10 year-old Bourbon Barrels from J...
    £64.95
  • Arran 10 years old 46% 70cl
    Colour Ripe Golden Barley. Nose The initial rush of vanilla sweetness gives way to the fruits of slow distillation - kiwi, banana, cantaloupe melon - with just a dusting of cocoa powder. It is undoubtedly complex and yet the aromas are in complete harmony with the malt. Taste A tou...
    £36.50
  • Talisker Storm 45.8% 70cl
    Talisker Storm is a new single Malt aimed at those who like a more intense tarry malt with maritime influence. It is a blend of different ages to achieve this more intense style. Spicy, peppery, rich with smoke becoming oily with peaty notes.
    £46.50
  • The Arran Port Cask Finish 50% 70cl
    An extremely popular Cask Finish, The Arran Malt Finished in a Port Cask is non chillfiltered and bottled at 50% for a richly rewarding and fruity whisky. One to be savoured. After initially maturing in traditional oak casks over a number of years The Arran Single Malt in this bottling was finish...
    £45.50
  • The Arran Amarone Cask Finish 50% 70cl
    One of our most popular Cask Finishes, The first edition of Arran Malt Finished in an Amarone Wine Cask received top marks from Jim Murray in his 2010 Whisky Bible - 96 out of 100 with the comments 'perhaps the best Arran nose of all time'. After initially maturing in traditional oak casks over a...
    £45.50
  • Arran Robert Burns Single Malt 43% 70cl
    This special Single Malt is the official Scotch whisky commemorating Robert Burns legacy and is consequently a highly anticipated launch from Arran Distillery this year. Made of the finest ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks, with no artificial colouring added, the spirit has a rich and smooth ...
    £37.99
  • Jura 1997 Connoisseurs Choice Gordon Macphail 46% 70cl
    This bottling of Jura single malt was distilled in 1997 and matured in a refill hogshead cask until being bottled in 2012. A delicate malt with hints of tropical fruits and citrus peel lingering. A warm palate with stewed fruits and a smooth finish.
    £72.50
  • Arran 17 years old 46% 70cl
    New release from the Arran distillery their first official 17 year old has been made from unpeated malted barley and matured in a selection of ex-sherry casks. Bottled at their prefered strength of 46% vol this is the second edition in their journey to releasing an 18 year old in the spring of 20...
    £75.00
  • Arran 10 Year Old Gift Pack 46% 70cl
    This perfect 10 year old Arran malt is non chill filtered so it can be enjoyed as nature intended. Two branded nosing glasses are included in the pack, meaning it's great for a present or as something to share with another lucky person! Colour Ripe Golden Barley.
    £36.99
  • Talisker Skye 45.8% 70cl
    Talisker Skye is a new whisky to the range with a slightly softer, rounded flavour than its bigger brothers. Golden in colour with a citrus nose with a waft of peat smoke. The taste is soft and sweet to start then light smokiness, finishing with typical pepperiness and freshness.
    £43.50
  • 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
    £33.99
  • Highland Park 18 years old 43% 70cl
    This has got to be one of the most complete single malts. It is beautifully balanced, complex with lovely fruity flavours, wood and a hint of smoke on the finish. A long soft finish that goes on and on.
    £111.00
  • Talisker 10 years old 45.8% 70cl
    Nose: Powerful peat-smoke with sea-water saltiness, the liquor of fresh oysters, and a citrus sweetness. Palate: A rich dried-fruit sweetness with clouds of smoke and strong barley-malt flavours, warming and intense. Peppery at the back of the mouth. Finish: Huge, lo...
    £45.50
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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.