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1000 ml, 40% abv, Scotland (Lowland)Matured in fine North American Bourbon oak casks, Springwood is a nutty, citrusy and endlessly subtle single malt whisky.
"lots of vanilla initially plus lots of zesty lemon which then opens up into cereal grains, dried grass and green apples plus some of the honey"
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1000 ml, 43.2% abv, Ireland (Midleton)Powers Gold Label is a complex spice and honeyed taste experience. Every drop is triple distilled, with more cut from the top and tail of the second and third Pot Still charges. This means only the purest heart of the distillate is captured. This is then left to mature in select American oak casks which allow the distillate driven style to shine. Powers Gold Label is blended with the finest grain whiskey, also exclusively matured in American oak casks. Finally, a Powers production technique enables a non-chill filtration at 43.2% abv quite unique amongst Irish whiskey.
1000 ml, 40.0% abv Scotland IslandHighland Park 'Svein' is the first of the Warriors Series. It is approximately 90% ex-American oak and 10% ex-European oak, and is named after Svein, one of the central characters mentioned in the legendary Nordic book Orkneyinga Saga. This book charts the journeys and innovations of the Nordic people and warriors in and around Orkney. "the nose is full of soft earthy smoke and vanilla and honey aromas. There are also hints of wood spice, cereals and orange oil" "a mix of woody, spicy notes along with honey, vanilla, burnt caramel and some dried fruits, particularly sultana and tangy candied orange. The soft earthy smokiness is again prominent"
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1000 ml, 40.0% abv, Scotland (ISLAY)Laphroaig QA CASK (Quercus Alba) Double Matured. The first maturation, takes place in ex-bourbon barrels. Then it is transferred to fresh uncharred American white oak casks. This second intense maturation creates a balanced fusion of the heavy peat smoke with warm spicy vanilla wood notes. The length of time of this important second maturation varies, with each cask carefully monitored to ensure the exact balance of flavour is achieved.
"sweet, slightly spicy, rolling smoke, charred vanilla" Litre Bottle
1000 ml, 43.0% abv, Scotland (Speyside)An excellent introduction to the Glenfarclas distillery style. " Lots of sherry and fruit"
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1000 ml, 40% abv, Scotland (Highland)The Ardmore Tradition is a taste of history itself, journeying back to a time when most Highland distilleries dried their barley with the sweet smoke of local Highland peat. Double matured in oak barrels then smaller Quarter Casks, The Ardmore Tradition is a full and rich liquid, with unique Highland peat smoke ﬂavours.
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1000 ml, 40% abv, IrelandThe third expression released in this series, Bushmills Bourbon #3 Char Cask Reserve is the result of a long-standing relationship with master coopers from Louisville, Kentucky who reserve only the finest American white oak, custom-charred bourbon casks to mature this unique whiskey. The amount of char you give a cask has a significant impact on the flavour and this is what makes Bourbon #3 Char Cask Reserve so special. “The seasoned casks are emptied of Bourbon and re-charred before being shipped to the Old Bushmills Distillery where we fill them exclusively with triple-distilled Bushmills Single Malt Irish Whiskey.”
“subtle notes of toasted oak, spices and crème brûlée with a long, rich and smooth finish”
1000 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Highland)The Ardmore Tradition is a taste of history itself, journeying back to a time when most Highland distilleries dried their barley with the sweet smoke of local Highland peat. Double matured in oak barrels then smaller Quarter Casks, The Ardmore Tradition is a full and rich liquid, with unique Highland peat smoke ﬂavours.
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1000 ml, 43%, Scotland (Lowland)Heartwood combines the perfect balance of rich whisky aged in Oloroso sherry casks, with a nuttiness from bourbon cask maturation.
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1000 ml, 42.0% abv, Scotland (Island)Jura distillery has released a new expression – Turas-Mara, Gaelic for long journey. “The spirit of travel is reflected in this whisky as it takes its unique and exotic flavour from casks sourced from America, Spain, France and Portugal. Its fleshy notes of vanilla and toffee and black cherries on the palate will make travellers long to visit our wonderful island.”
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1000 ml, 40.0% abv, Scotland (Island)Part of the Warriors Series, Einar was crafted as a tribute to one of the most feared and ruthless Vikings of his time. Einar was a hard and successful Viking, often venturing on treacherous long voyages. American & European oak casks. "a mix of aromatic wood spices, cinnamon, cedarwood and oak. Vanilla, malty cereals, golden syrup and a whiff of earthy smoke"
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1000 ml, 60.0% abv, Scotland (Speyside)A great whisky holding all the flavours of Glenfarclas in one glass. Being so warming, this is the perfect winter dram. "The smoothness makes the 105 drinkable at cask strength, but I suggest adding a little water to fully explore its great depth"
1000 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Highland)Knockdhu Distillery’s enduring charisma echoes the timeless allure of the nearby Knock Hill, known to the locals as the Black Hill. It is the source of the springs which bring the whisky to life and in whose shadow the Distillery has flourished since 1894. Gaelic for Black Hill, Knockdhu remains rooted in traditional production methods, yet the refreshingly modern personality of anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky conveys its contemporary outlook. An outstanding addition to the range of whiskies, Black Hill Reserve is testimony to the finest qualities of anCnoc.
Matured exclusively in first fill American oak ex-bourbon casks.
1000 ml, 48 % abv, Scotland (Speyside)Nàdurra, meaning “natural” in Gaelic, is The Glenlivet’s range of small-batch expressions made using traditional 19th-century techniques. The Nàdurra First Fill is drawn from casks made of American white oak which have never before been used to mature Scotch whisky. These oak casks impart hints of creamy vanilla to this wonderfully rich single malt. You’ll really taste the effects of that white oak, beautifully complemented by sweet pear, tropical pineapple, ripe banana and citric sparkle. This is a cask-strength single malt that represents the skill and the tradition of Glenlivet. Non-chill filtered, so it’s very richly textured. "WONDERFULLY CREAMY, WITH VANILLA, RIPE FRUITS" "Fresh fruit to the fore, pear droplets ... hay like maltiness. Brilliant palate! Fruit salad sweets. Vibrant and mouthcoating. Medium length, but it does the job nicely with a nice pepper spice.
1000 ml, 43.0% abv, Scotland (Speyside)A litre bottle of the rich and full bodied Glenfarclas 18 year old. Initially a travel retail release, it has a punchy taste of sweet creamed fudge with hints of sweet citrus fruits.
1000 ml, 40.0% abv, Scotland (Island)Highland Park 'Spirit of the Bear' is part of a new series of four releases from Highland Park. Matured in sherry seasoned American oak casks.
"Preparing for battle, Viking warriors believed they could harness the great bear’s mighty power and stamina by wrapping themselves in its skins. These fearless warriors became known as ‘berserkers’, their name derived from the old Norse words ‘ber’ – bear and ‘sekr ‘– skin"
"Lingering aromatic smokiness and ginger with a slight sweetness"
1000 ml, 40.0% abv, Scotland (Highland)Glengoyne Cuartillo is a Highland Single Malt Whisky with sweet fruitiness and a bright gold hue, and at its heart, hand-selected first-fill Oloroso sherry casks, crafted from American oak. "Toffee, apricots, and vanilla - with a hint of cinnamon"
1000 ml, 40% abv, Ireland
Bushmills' first release in the Steamship Collection is Sherry Cask Reserve, a limited release of fine malt whiskey exclusively matured in first-fill Oloroso Sherry butts. The Steamship Collection marks the 125th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the SS Bushmills, the distillery's own steamship that delivered its whiskey to new corners of the world.
"Notes of raisins, dried apricots and spiced honey"
1000 ml, 43.0% abv, Scotland (Highland)Another release in the Spirit of Oak, four-part travel retail offering from Glengoyne. The rich depth of Balbaína is the result of careful maturation, with a heart of first-fill European oak aged sherry casks.
"Rich brown sugar, with raisins, dried apple and cloves"
1000 ml, 40.0% abv, Scotland (ISLAY)Four different casks are selected by hand, ex-bourbon barrels, small quarter casks, virgin American oak barrels and larger European Oak hogshead. Four Oak is an extraordinary fusion of flavours including sandalwood, pine, fir and willow.
1000 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Highland)The highly anticipated Rùdhan is the latest travel retail expression to join the Peaty Collection. In keeping with anCnoc’s traditional style, the whisky takes its name from the peat harvesting process. The term ‘rùdhan’ [roo-an] refers to the final stage, in which the peat is stacked for several weeks to dry out ahead of burning to create the signature smokiness associated with the range. "With the smoke comes spices and burnt fruits, ash and toffee apples, a little citrus and milk chocolate and a very distinct earthy note.." (ocdwhisky.com)
700 ml, 51.0% abv, Scotland (Speyside)This innovative single malt has a unique concentration of floral flavours and intense spicy aromas. This non-chilled filtered, cask strength, Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Distillery Edition has been matured in traditional Oloroso sherry and bourbon casks before being married and bottled at 51% ABV. The result is a whisky with exquisite floral flavours and spicy, peppery aromas that are more robust and intense, creating a truly exceptional and unique single malt. This is a great affordable way to try Glenfiddich at a decent strength and without chill-filtering. And the result is very pleasant indeed. A complex nose, some lovely honey on the palate, and a long, warming finish. And very, very well balanced. Luscious, and dangerously drinkable. 700 ml Bottle
1000 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Highland)Balblair 2004 was launched exclusively for the travel retail market in March 2014. This first release of bourbon matured Balblair 2004 is golden in appearance and fused with the unmistakable Balblair aromas of orange, lemon and green apple.
1000 ml, 45.8% abv, Scotland (Island)Talisker 'Dark Storm' Single Malt Scotch Whisky is matured in heavily-charred oak casks for an intensely smoky flavour, designed to capture the wild, untamed spirit of a full-blown storm at sea.
1000 ml, 42.3% abv, Scotland (Island)Highland Park 'Loyalty of the Wolf', is a 14 year old single malt matured in a combination of sherry-seasoned American oak casks and American oak ex-Bourbon casks.
"Lightly smoky, vanilla sponge cake and baked apples with a hint of cinnamon"
1000 ml, 46.3% abv, Scotland (Islay)Eirigh Na Greine (pronounced Ae-ree ne gray-nyuh and meaning ‘Morning Sky’ in Gaelic) is an alluringly complex small-batch single malt Scotch whisky containing a significant proportion of high-quality ex-red wine cask-matured Bunnahabhain whiskies of various ages. Only a limited number of cases are produced every year. "Bunnahabhain's signature taste, which includes roasted nuts and fruits with hints of sea salt and smoke, is further enhanced by sweet, rich and spicy aromas imparted by the Italian and French red wine influence" Natural colour and unchill-filtered at 46.3%
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1000 ml, 40% abv, Scotland (Speyside)
The Balvenie, 12 yr old, Triple Cask is matured in three types of wood, first-fill Oloroso, first-fill bourbon and traditional (refill) bourbon casks. The whisky stays in its own type of cask for the whole 12 years and is then combined with the others in a large ‘marrying tun’ for the final six months.
1000ml, 40.0% abv, Scotland, HighlandA unique blend of three different cask finishes, The Dalmore Valour is matured initially in first fill ex-Bourbon casks from Boston and Claremont, USA and 30 year old Matusalem Oloroso sherry butts from Gonzales Byass, Jerez de la Frontera in Spain. The spirit is then finessed in Port Pipes from Duoro Region, Portugal to create a truly unique Dalmore expression.
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1000 ml, 50% abv, Scotland (Islay)A peated expression from Bunnahabhain, Cruach Mhóna is the name for a pile of drying peat bricks. This malt has strong influences of peat and sea salt. Burning grass, hay and sweet herbs burst into flavours of nuts, white pepper, seaweed and sea salt to give an intense smoky and spicy whisky.
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1000 ml, 48.0% abv, Scotland (ISLAY)The first maturation of this special expression is in ex-bourbon barrels, followed by transfer to quarter casks. The third maturation is in large European oak ‘PX’ casks, which originally contained rare Pedro Ximénez sherry. The result is a complex Laphroaig, with the character of each type of barrel detectable in the final flavours, including a gentle but unmistakable sweetness. "Sherried sweetness and smoky peat ... Sea salt and the nutmeg and cinnamon. Aniseed then enters the fray, increasing the intensity of the spiciness of the palate" Litre Bottle
1000 ml, 40.0% abv, Scotland (ISLAY)Laphroaig 10 Year Old is an all-malt Scotch Whisky from the remote island of Islay in the Western Isles of Scotland. A full-bodied, smoky gem, with a residual sweetness and a hint of salt amidst the seaweedy, peaty characters before a long warming finish. This malt has won a huge number of awards.
700 ml, 40% abv, Scotland (Speyside)
A unique expression within the Aberlour range, aged in fresh Oloroso Sherry butts, some of the most precious and expensive in use for maturing single malts. Every year, the Aberlour Master Distiller travels to southern Spain and hand-picks the finest casks to bring back.
"A deeply sherried dram, full of flavour"
1000 ml, 46.0% abv, Scotland (Highland)This Old Pulteney expression is one in a series named after Scottish lighthouses. Duncansby Head whisky is matured in a combination of ex-bourbon casks and Spanish ex-sherry casks, natural colour. "rich, sweet and full bodied"
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700 ml, 48.0% abv, Scotland, HighlandThe Glen Garioch 12 year old gains its distinctive Highland character from maturation in two wood groups, American Bourbon, and Spanish Sherry casks. Each stage of the marriage adds distinct characteristics to the final single malt. Bourbon to soften the spirit and Sherry to add depth of flavour. The Glen Garioch range is both natural and non chill-filtered.
"fresh heather, poached pears and just a hint of oak"
"Superb - wow the whole grain intensity is wide and deep in the opening sniffs after the pour." (Paul Pacult, Spirits Journal)
1000 ml, 40% abv, Scotland (Speyside)This Aberlour 15 year old has been matured in both bourbon and sherry casks for 14 years and then aged for a further year in specially selected Spanish Oloroso casks to achieve a unique finish.
"Smooth, with tightly-combined flavours. Some buttery maltiness. Candied lemon peel. Cinnamon. Garden mint...A surge of spiciness. Very long. Warming" (Michael Jackson)
1000 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Highland)This Old Pulteney single malt is named after one of the famous old Wick herring boats. Built in Wick in 1948 and powered by a Gardner 152hp engine she was 55 feet in length and weighed in at 24 tons. The 'Good Hope' registered number WK209, was the first boat in Wick to install an echo sounder, using radio navigation to find the ever elusive shoals of herring.
Limited editionToffee, Chocolate, Vanilla, Raisins
1000 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Highland)This is one of three travel retail releases from Old Pulteney called 'The Lighthouse Collection'. This whisky is named after the pair of lighthouses on the largest of the four islands collectively named, the Pentland Skerries off the far north eastern coast of Scotland, en route to Orkney. The whisky is matured in Spanish ex-sherry casks and has a sweet, full-bodied taste with hints of raisins, spices and chocolate.
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1000 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Highland)The dark, smoky side of anCnoc has proven a real hit with whisky enthusiasts, a fact highlighted by the recent award for anCnoc Cutter. Barrow boasts a 13.5 ppm phenol content at 46% ABV. It also hasn't been chill-filtered or coloured. Barrow is limited to only 7,500 bottles worldwide.
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