Celebrate International Scotch Day 2024 With One Of These 50 Scotch Whiskies
Published at: 02-08-2024
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Celebrate International Scotch Day 2024 With One Of These 50 Scotch Whiskies
International Scotch Day 2024 celebrated the rich heritage and global appeal of Scotland's iconic whisky. Held on February 8th, whisky enthusiasts worldwide raised a dram to honor the craftsmanship and tradition behind this beloved spirit. From exclusive tastings to virtual events, distilleries and whisky aficionados alike came together to share their passion for Scotch whisky. The day served as a reminder of the diverse range of flavors and expressions that make Scotch whisky a cherished part of cultures around the world. Shop Scotch Whiskies.
Oban West Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Aged 14 Years
This expression serves as an excellent introduction to both Oban and Scotch whisky overall. Crafted in the classic tradition, it matures for 14 years in the coastal storehouses of Oban, where the sea air imparts its distinct influence. The whisky is carefully blended and proofed by Oban's small distillery team, comprised of just seven individuals, before being bottled for enthusiasts to enjoy. Buy it now!
Cutty Sark Original Blended Scotch Whisky
Introducing the inaugural member of the Cutty Sark family, a light and refreshing blend crafted for mixing and creating delightful drinks in good company. With an alluring golden and bright appearance, this versatile blend offers an accessible nose that is fresh and inviting, featuring notes of vanilla and citrus fruits. The palate is clean, balanced, and lively, highlighting the flavors of vanilla and caramel. The finish is smooth, vibrant, and uplifting, leaving a lingering desire for another sip. Cutty Sark's commitment to quality shines through in this inaugural blend, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a versatile and enjoyable whisky experience. Buy it now for $22.99.
Indulge in the captivating allure of Ardbeg's Uigeadail, a cask-strength expression that marries the rich flavors from bourbon barrel and sherry butt maturation. This whisky culminates in a sweet and smoky finish, paying homage to the loch of Uigeadail, the water source that courses through all things Ardbeg. In the realm of Ardbeg, peat takes center stage, imparting its distinct and cherished flavor to the whisky. Renowned as the peatiest and smokiest of all Islay malts, Ardbeg manages to balance its robust smokiness with a surprising fruity floral sweetness and intricate complexity. This award-winning whisky, with an impressive 96 points from the Ultimate Beverage Challenge, exhibits toasty, semisweet notes with hints of honey and toffee, creating an elegantly layered and timeless dram. Buy it now!
The Famous Grouse
The Famous Grouse is exceptionally smooth and meticulously balanced, each cask undergoes a thorough nosing before blending, ensuring the highest quality and consistent excellence from batch to batch. Representing Scotland's favorite blend, this whisky harmoniously combines the finest malts with exceptional grain whiskies. With an ABV of 40.0%, this carefully crafted expression epitomizes the artistry and precision of Scottish whisky-making, delivering a delightful and reliably enjoyable drinking experience. Buy it now for $32.71.
Glen Moray Classic
The Glen Moray Classic, a single malt Scotch whisky, is a light, smooth, and fruity expression that serves as the perfect introduction to the world of Scotch. Capturing the beloved flavors of Glen Moray and the Speyside region, it is approachable and easy to enjoy. With a light gold hue, the nose offers delightful notes of citrus fruits, butterscotch, and warm freshly baked shortbread. The taste unfolds with malty toffee sweetness, complemented by blackcurrant and a fragrant lemongrass citrus edge. The finish is comforting and warm, as caramelized citrus fruits gradually give way to subtle spice. Matured entirely in American oak casks, the Glen Moray Classic is not only a stand-alone delight but also an invitation to explore the diverse range of whiskies offered by Glen Moray. With an ABV of 40.0%, it embodies the charm and craftsmanship of Speyside Scotch whisky. Buy it now for $34.99.
Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old
The 18 Year Old Single Malt from our distillery stands as one of our most distinguished expressions, adorned with a multitude of gold medals that underscore its exceptional quality. The deep mahogany hue of this whisky hints at its exclusive maturation in sherry casks, imparting a richness that captivates the senses. As you savor the liquid gold, the subtle tang of salt on the tongue serves as a poignant reminder of our coastal location. Nestled along the shore, our warehouses are caressed by the salty sea air, a constant companion during the 18 years of meticulous maturation that shape this award-winning elixir. Recognized as the Category Winner at the 2018 World Whiskies Awards, our 18 Year Old Single Malt stands as a testament to the artistry and excellence that define our coastal distillery. Buy it now for $140.
Johnnie Walker Green Label Blended Malt Scotch Whisky Aged 15 Years
Johnnie Walker’s Green Label represents a meticulously crafted whisky that showcases Diageo’s esteemed collection of distilleries throughout Scotland. As a pure malt or blended malt, it contains only single malt whisky, excluding grain whisky from the blend. The primary whiskies, aged for a minimum of 15 years, hail from renowned distilleries including Talisker, Caol Ila, Cragganmore, and Linkwood. Buy it now!
Glen Moray Peated Single Malt
Blending the allure of smoky intensity with Glen Moray's signature Speyside smoothness, this whisky offers an intriguing initiation into peated expressions. Unique to Glen Moray, the barley is dried in a peat-fired kiln, imparting subtle hints of smoke. The harmonious marriage of peated and traditional malted barley results in a lightly peated spirit, delicately laced with campfire nuances. Aged in American oak casks, the whisky unfolds with undertones of vanilla and oak, unveiling a new facet of Glen Moray's character. With a light gold hue, the nose captivates with layers of peaty smokiness, vanilla, tangy rhubarb, and hints of leather. The palate delivers instant peat smoke, complemented by creamy vanilla tones. The finish is memorably long, leaving a lasting impression of sweet and spicy oak smoke. At 40.0% ABV, this smoky single malt showcases Glen Moray's craftsmanship and innovation. Buy it now for $34.99.
Glenlivet 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
This Glenlivet 18 Year Old is of an exceptional caliber that delivers precisely as anticipated. A luxurious and velvety texture exudes creamy, nutty, and toffee-smooth notes, seamlessly entwined with dark floral undertones. The journey concludes with a lavish sherry finish, subtly punctuated by the faintest whisper of peat smoke. The overall experience is reminiscent of a romantic and nostalgic dance, akin to a stolen moment with an old crush. Buy it now for $153.99.
Tobermory 21 Year Old Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky
Aged for 21 years, this Tobermory expression undergoes a distinctive finishing touch in Manzanilla Sherry casks, resulting in a wonderfully sweet and spicy malt. The marriage of the unpeated Tobermory with the Manzanilla Cask Finish achieves a harmonious blend of fresh citrus fruit, subtle spiciness, and hints of bitter coffee and chocolate. The outcome is a delicious dram characterized by a dry and enduring finish, making it a truly captivating and well-rounded whisky experience. Buy it now for $249.99.
Glen Moray Chardonnay Cask Finish
Since the early 1900s, our commitment to exploring the impact of different casks on whisky has been a hallmark of our craft. This single malt exemplifies our experimental approach, initially maturing in American oak casks in the traditional Glen Moray style before a distinctive finish in Chardonnay white wine casks. The result is a captivating blend of tropical fruit, warm spice, and classic vanilla notes. With an old gold hue, the nose unfolds with spicy apple and pear, key lime pie, and cinnamon sugar. On the palate, experience caramelized tropical fruits, hints of freshly ground pepper, and sweet vanilla. The finish is intense and warm, combining tropical fruit and nutty vanilla flavors. At 40.0% ABV, this sweetly approachable dram showcases Glen Moray's dedication to innovation and flavor exploration. Buy it now for $34.99.
Arran 18 Year-Old
The Arran 18-year-old Scotch whisky is a sublime showcase of the exceptional character within Arran Single Malt, epitomizing the depth and balance of our distillery's craftsmanship. With a captivating interplay of caramelized citrus and tropical nuances against a backdrop of toasted oak, this expression exudes an intense and well-rounded profile, brimming with charm and personality. Meticulously crafted through a luxurious marriage of our finest aged Sherry Casks, the Arran 18-year-old stands as a testament to the artistry and dedication that define our commitment to producing exceptional single malts. Buy it now for $174.99.
The GlenDronach Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Cask Strength
Like its predecessors, this Cask Strength release from The GlenDronach adheres to the distillery's tradition of marrying premium Spanish sherry casks from Andalucía, including Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez. The Oloroso casks infuse the whisky with fruity elegance, offering notes of dark bramble fruits and subtle spices, while the Pedro Ximenez casks contribute a robust richness characterized by dark chocolate and stewed fruits. Selected by the Master Blender, each release is bottled without chill filtration at high strength and natural color, reminiscent of traditional practices. Adding a drop of water reveals a diverse array of flavors, from wild figs and brambles to baked apple and damson plum. Buy it now!
Lagavulin Scotch Single Malt 16 Year
Lagavulin 16, a quintessential Islay dram, boasts a global fanbase drawn to its distinct character. While sharing Islay's characteristic peat influence on the nose and finish, Lagavulin sets itself apart with a unique approach. The extended periods of fermentation, distillation, and aging at Lagavulin surpass those of its Islay counterparts, imparting a richness that gracefully tempers the peat. The whiskey's dry finish and subtle nuances contribute to its exceptional refinement, placing it in a class of its own. Devotees of Lagavulin 16 appreciate not only the bold peatiness but also the complexity and sophistication that distinguish this classic Islay expression. Buy it now!
Glen Moray Port Cask Finish
Glen Moray proudly unveils a testament to our commitment to flavor exploration through cask experimentation with this exceptional release. Initially matured in American oak casks, delivering classic Speyside notes, this single malt is meticulously finished in port casks from Porto Cruz, globally acclaimed as the No. 1 port. Over several months, these sweet Portuguese wine casks impart rich fruits, mellow wine notes, and a distinctive rosy tint to the whisky. The Rose Gold hue introduces a nose of toasted vanilla, light oak, and rich dried fruits. The palate delights with refreshing spice and a citrus lemon tang, accompanied by caramelized sweetness and hints of cinnamon. The finish is characterized by sweet, mellow wine, and toasted oak flavors, resulting in a smooth and well-balanced finale. At 40.0% ABV, this Port Cask Finish from Glen Moray is a light, fruity, and harmoniously balanced expression cherished by both single malt aficionados and those new to the world of whisky. Buy it now for $35.99.
Highland Park 18 Year Old Single Malt Whiskey
The Highland Park 18 Year Old stands as one of the most exceptional single malts, earning the prestigious title of 'The Best Spirit in the World' thrice and securing the Chairman's Trophy for Best Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky in 2018 and 2019, ultimately retiring from competitions on a high note. The whisky entices with aromas of cocoa nibs, ripe cherry, and campfire smoke, paving the way for a palate adorned with dark chocolate, stone fruit, and heather honey. Its long and opulent finish unfolds with aromatic smoke and espresso notes, solidifying Highland Park 18 Year Old as a gold standard Scotch. With Chairman's Trophy accolades and a Double Gold Medal from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2017, this whisky is unequivocally recommended for enthusiasts seeking a truly remarkable experience. Buy it now for $192.99.
Glen Moray Cabernet Cask Finish
Embarking on a journey of flavor innovation, Glen Moray presents a sweet and full-bodied single malt, enriched by the distinctive influence of cabernet sauvignon red wine casks. This expression, a testament to our enduring passion for exploring new dimensions of taste, matures initially in American oak before a captivating finish in French red wine casks. The result is a whisky imbued with richness, featuring notes of dark chocolate and intense spice. With a warm gold hue, the nose entices with honey, sweet apple jelly, toffee, and honeycomb crisp. Creamy vanilla, pepper, and spice unfold on the palate, complemented by velvety dark chocolate and charred oak. The finish is a symphony of initial sweetness fading into the lingering embers of burnt oak and intense spice. At 40.0% ABV, this Glen Moray creation is a beautifully rounded whisky, offering a distinctive character that appeals to both traditional single malt enthusiasts and those eager to explore something new. Buy it now for $35.99.
Deanston Scotch Single Malt Virgin Oak
The Deanston presents a no-age-statement whisky, bottled at 46.3%. This expression comprises youthful whisky, carefully decanted into new American oak casks for its final maturation, showcasing the distillery's commitment to crafting a distinctive and characterful spirit. The absence of an age statement allows the whisky to be judged on its unique flavor profile, offering enthusiasts an intriguing exploration of Deanston's artistry and the influence of new American oak in the maturation process. Buy it now for $39.99.
The Glendronach 18-Year-Old Allardice Single Malt Whiskey
The GlenDronach Allardice 18-Year-Old serves as a reverent homage to the distillery's founder. Carefully matured in exquisite Oloroso sherry casks sourced from Andalucía, Spain, this Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky unfolds a tapestry of rich sherried notes. Dark treacle, allspice, and walnut intricately weave through the palate, leading to a long and lingering finish that leaves a lasting impression. Bottled at 46%, non-chill filtered, and retaining its natural color, this scotch embodies a smooth and refined character, delivering a sensory experience that reflects the craftsmanship and dedication of The GlenDronach distillery. Buy it now for $199.99.
Kilchoman Machir Bay Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Established in 2005, Kilchoman is a relatively young yet distinct Islay distillery that proudly upholds a family-run tradition. Often referred to as "Islay's Farm Distillery," Kilchoman stands out by utilizing barley cultivated on its own farm, and the malting process takes place on-site. This signature bottling, named after a nearby beach, reflects the essence of Kilchoman's craftsmanship. Predominantly matured in Bourbon casks, with a touch of Sherry to add complexity, this expression embodies the unique character and innovative spirit of Kilchoman as it continues to make its mark in the world of Islay whiskies. Buy it now!
Pure Scot Signature
The Pure Scot is expertly handcrafted and meticulously finished in virgin American Oak casks at Bladnoch Distillery, this whisky promises a truly unique experience. Revel in its smooth texture, complemented by a long-lasting and refreshing honey finish. With an ABV of 40.0%, this expression exemplifies the artistry and dedication to quality at Bladnoch, inviting enthusiasts to savor a rich and satisfying tasting journey. Buy it now for $39.99.
Dalmore 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch
The Dalmore 18 Year Old is crafted by Richard Peterson of Dalmore, this 14-year-old Scotch is a rich, fruity, and spicy masterpiece. The aging process involves 14 years in American oak barrels, followed by an additional three years in Matusalem sherry butts. The final touch is a year spent in sherry butts, resulting in a delightful chocolatey orange flavor. Awarded 93 points by Wine Enthusiast, this amber Highland Scotch showcases a robust and full-bodied profile. The palate is treated to a luscious array of concentrated caramel, toffee, fudge, and cocoa, leading to a long and invigorating finish with notes of clove, cigar wrapper, and espresso. The meticulous aging and blending process culminates in a truly indulgent and complex Scotch experience. Buy it now for $289.99.
Glen Moray 12 Year Old
The Glen Moray 12 Year Old is a distinguished single malt Scotch whisky that embodies the essence of Speyside craftsmanship. Aged for a minimum of 12 years, this expression showcases the meticulous maturation process in a combination of American oak casks, resulting in a beautifully golden elixir. The nose captivates with a delicate balance of honeyed sweetness, vanilla, and a hint of citrus. On the palate, flavors of toffee, ripe fruits, and subtle oak intertwine, creating a smooth and well-rounded profile. The finish is warm and lingering, leaving behind traces of oak and a touch of spice. Glen Moray 12 Year Old is a testament to the distillery's commitment to producing accessible and flavorful single malts that exemplify the spirit of Speyside whisky. Buy it now for $42.99.
Benromach 10 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
In October 2021, Benromach unveiled its new packaging, so your Benromach may arrive in either the old or new packaging, though the liquid remains unchanged. At our family-owned distillery, we adhere to traditional craftsmanship, relying on the expertise of our seasoned distillers to create a Speyside whisky with the distinctively subtle, smoky Benromach character. Our signature TEN YEAR OLD single malt is exclusively matured in the finest first-fill sherry and bourbon casks. This golden amber-hued whisky presents delicate forest fruits, creamy malt, a touch of smoke, and enduring sherry notes. Aged for 10 years and housed in first-fill Sherry casks and Bourbon barrels, it boasts a harmonious blend of sweet green apple, pear, creamy dark honey, soft vanilla, malted cereal, stewed fruit, warm toffee, and a hint of black cherry. With an ABV of 43.0%, Benromach TEN YEAR OLD invites you to savor the rich and nuanced flavors of our craft. Slàinte! Buy it now for $44.99.
The Macallan Double Cask 18 Years Old Single Malt Whisky
The Macallan Double Cask 18 Years Old stands as a testament to the extraordinary craftsmanship and rich flavor complexity of The Macallan distillery. This exceptional expression is matured in casks that showcase distinctive mastery, combining the nuanced notes of European oak with the bold flavors of American oak. The result is a multi-dimensional taste experience where the dried fruit, toffee, and ginger from European oak harmoniously balance with delicate vanilla and sweet citrus tones from American oak. This 18-year-old Scotch whisky embodies the epitome of sophistication, offering a rich and well-rounded profile that reflects the meticulous aging process and dedication to quality by The Macallan. Buy it now for $376.99.
Cutty Sark Prohibition
The Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition pays homage to the infamous Captain William McCoy, renowned for smuggling Cutty Sark into America during the Prohibition era (1920-1933). This expression, inspired by McCoy's commitment to genuine and unadulterated liquor, earned Cutty Sark the moniker "The Real McCoy." With a warm golden hue, the nose is complex and robust, offering soft, ripe citrus fruits, honey, and vanilla. The palate is marked by creamy richness, with hints of toffee complemented by peppery notes. The finish is super smooth, leaving behind a lingering warmth and subtle spice. Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition is a fitting tribute to a historical figure and a celebration of genuine craftsmanship. Buy it now for $48.99.
Glenfiddich Scotch Single Malt 12 Year Old
The Glenfiddich Scotch Single Malt 12 Year Old stands as a distinguished representation of the renowned Glenfiddich distillery. Aged for a minimum of 12 years in a combination of American oak and European sherry casks, this single malt captures the essence of Speyside whisky. With a vibrant golden hue, the nose reveals a harmonious blend of pear, apple, and subtle floral notes. On the palate, the whisky unfolds with flavors of honey, malt, and a touch of oak, delivering a well-rounded and approachable profile. The finish is smooth and enduring, with a hint of dried fruit and a gentle warmth. Glenfiddich 12 Year Old exemplifies the distillery's commitment to quality and tradition, making it a beloved choice for whisky enthusiasts around the world. Buy it now for $49.99.
Glenmorangie Scotch Single Malt 10 Year The Original
The Glenmorangie Scotch Single Malt 10 Year, known as "The Original," is a revered expression from the Highland distillery, celebrated for its craftsmanship and commitment to quality. Aged for a decade in first and second-fill American oak barrels, this single malt boasts a pale golden hue that reflects the signature Glenmorangie style. The nose is marked by floral and citrus aromas, intertwined with vanilla and honey. On the palate, a delightful interplay of malt, fruit, and gentle spices unfolds, creating a smooth and elegant profile. The finish is long-lasting, leaving traces of citrus and oak. Glenmorangie 10 Year "The Original" is a testament to the distillery's dedication to innovation and traditional craftsmanship, making it a beloved and approachable choice for whisky enthusiasts. Buy it now for $49.99.
The Glenlivet Founders Reserve
The Glenlivet Founders Reserve is inspired by the visionary founder George Smith, this whisky seamlessly marries tradition and innovation, embodying the legacy of The Glenlivet. The creamy sweetness of this expression is a result of meticulous aging in first-fill American oak casks, saturated with the distinct character of their Bourbon predecessors, alongside the influence of traditional oak casks. This delightful interplay of flavors contrasts the lively zest of fruits, earning its deserving status as a reserve whisky. The aroma delicately hints at citrus fruits, especially sweet orange, setting the stage for a journey through notes of pears, zesty oranges, and a touch of toffee apple. The experience culminates in a creamy, long, and exceptionally smooth finish, epitomizing the excellence synonymous with The Glenlivet. Buy it now for $49.99.
Ardbeg Wee Beastie
In the Scottish lexicon, 'Wee Beastie' often describes small but formidable midges, known for their unpleasant bites. Ardbeg's youngest matured whisky aptly earns this moniker, boasting a potent "bite" with an intense peat smoke and robust pepper and spice notes. Despite its youth, this Wee Beastie confidently joins the ranks of Ardbeg's Peat Monsters, making its mark with a bold and impactful flavor profile that mirrors its namesake. Buy it now for $49.99.
Port Charlotte Heavily Peated Islay Single Malt Aged 10 Years
Bruichladdich showcases their playful approach to peated whisky with this expression, striking a balance with mid to high-range peat phenols. The aging process involves a combination of first and second-fill bourbon barrels along with second-fill French wine barrels. Utilizing second-fill oak imparts a subtle wood influence, allowing the peat character to shine through with a delicate touch of woodiness. Buy it now!
Glen Moray Rye Cask Finish
Exclusive to the US market, Glen Moray Rye Cask Finish exemplifies our relentless pursuit of diverse flavor profiles through cask experimentation. Initially matured in Bourbon casks, offering classic Speyside notes, this limited edition small batch undergoes an exceptional two-year finish in Rye casks from Kentucky. With a bold 100 Proof and non-chill filtered, the whisky presents a unique flavor profile that marries the richness of Bourbon and the distinctive influence of Rye. At a formidable ABV of 50.0%, this expression showcases Glen Moray's dedication to crafting innovative and sought-after whiskies for the discerning American palate. Buy it now for $49.99.
Aberfeldy Scotch Single Malt 12 Year
Aberfeldy's classic 12 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky, proudly distilled in the Highlands. Buy it now for $51.99.
Scapa Skiren Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Crafted in Orkney, this unpeated malt begins its journey in a unique barrel-shaped Lomond wash still, a rarity from the 1950s, with only a few still in operation. Following distillation, the whisky matures for an undisclosed period in barrels sourced from Tennessee and Kentucky. Once matured, these barrels are blended and diluted to 40% ABV before bottling, resulting in a smooth and balanced expression. Buy it now!
Bunnahabhain Stiuireadair Single Malt Scotch
Stiùireadair, meaning 'helmsman' in Scots Gaelic, is the newest addition to the Bunnahabhain lineup. This sherried malt offers a brackish, coastal experience, immersing you in the essence of Bunnahabhain bay, complete with hints of sea spray and lingering dried fruit on the palate. Buy it now for $54.99.
Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie
The Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie is a captivating unpeated single malt Scotch from Islay. With fresh citrus and floral notes on the nose, it delivers a well-rounded palate featuring malt, honey, and a hint of sea breeze. Crafted from 100% Scottish barley and unchill-filtered, it embodies Bruichladdich's commitment to authenticity, making it a beloved choice for those seeking the essence of Islay's coastal spirit. Buy it now for $57.99.
Dalwhinnie Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Aged 15 Years
As Dalwhinnie's gateway offering, this whisky provides a remarkably smooth and approachable drinking experience. Aged for 15 years in Scotland's oldest distillery, the maturation process faces the challenges of extreme cold temperatures during winter, halting the aging process. Despite the harsh conditions, this expression delivers a refined and easy-drinking profile. Buy it now!
Deanston 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch
The nose of this whisky captures the essence of summer with fresh hays, malty cereal, creamy toffee, and honeyed heather. It is complemented by sweet oak and barley sugar. On the palate, a smooth and creamy sweetness unfolds, revealing hints of fruit, malty honeyed spiciness, and soft vanilla. The finish is crisp and satisfying, accompanied by a gentle tingle of cloves that lingers before gradually fading away. Buy it now for $59.99.
Compass Box stands out as a notable blender and bottler in the whisky industry, known for its innovative approach. This expression showcases the art of whisky blending, bringing together six carefully selected peaty barrels, predominantly from Caol Ila and Laphroaig distilleries. A hint of Highland malt is added to introduce subtle notes of dark spice, creating a harmonious balance to the bold Islay peat flavors. Buy it now!
Ardbeg 10 Year Old
The Ardbeg's 10 Year Old is a peat lover's dream. With intense smoke, brine, and medicinal notes, this Islay whisky exemplifies the bold and untamed nature of the distillery's expressions. Buy it now for $64.99.
Auchentoshan Scotch Single Malt 12 Year
Auchentoshan Scotch Single Malt 12 Year is a refined and delicate expression from the Lowlands distillery. Triple distilled for smoothness, this 12-year-old single malt offers a captivating experience. On the nose, you'll find a balance of fresh citrus, creamy vanilla, and a subtle nuttiness. The palate is characterized by a light and elegant profile, featuring notes of orchard fruits, malt, and a touch of oak. The finish is clean and crisp, leaving behind a gentle warmth. This Auchentoshan expression showcases the distillery's commitment to craftsmanship and the unique qualities imparted by triple distillation. Buy it now for $64.99.
Torabhaig Single Malt Scotch Whisky Allt Gleann
Torabhaig Distillery, situated on the Isle of Skye, represents the latest addition to Scotland's whisky landscape. Their expression is crafted from heavily peated malts, capturing the essence of the island's coastal character. Distilled in 2018 using specially selected barley varieties, the whisky matures in a combination of first-fill and re-fill ex-bourbon casks before being bottled at cask strength, offering a pure reflection of its origins. Buy it now!
The Glenlivet Scotch Single Malt 12 Year
The Glenlivet Scotch Single Malt 12 Year is a distinguished and iconic expression from one of Scotland's most renowned distilleries. This classic single malt is crafted in the Speyside region and represents The Glenlivet's commitment to quality and tradition. With a bright and floral nose, it introduces aromas of orchard fruits, citrus, and a subtle hint of vanilla. The palate is elegantly balanced, featuring notes of ripe pear, apple, and a touch of honey, all wrapped in a silky texture. The finish is smooth and enduring, leaving behind traces of oak and a gentle sweetness. The Glenlivet 12 Year is a timeless single malt that captures the essence of Speyside craftsmanship. Buy it now for $68.99.
Talisker Single Malt Scotch Whisky Aged 10 Years
Renowned as one of the most decorated single malts, this expression undergoes maturation in ex-bourbon casks at Talisker's warehouse, mere steps from the sea. The subtly peated malts absorb the coastal influence over time, resulting in a whisky imbued with distinctive seaside character, ensuring a truly satisfying experience. Buy it now!
Glendronach Scotch Single Malt 12 Year Original
In the heart of the Highlands, Glendronach has perfected the craft of crafting sherry cask-aged Highland Scotch whiskies. The distillery, known for its dedication to excellence, produces a range of remarkable expressions, many of which feature sherried malt as a cornerstone. The GlenDronach 12 Year Old, a standout among them, undergoes maturation in a blend of Oloroso and Pedro Ximénez casks sourced from Spain. This process imparts a rich tapestry of dried fruit and Christmas spice notes to the whisky. Remarkably, this expression is bottled without chill-filtration or additional coloring, emphasizing its natural character. As an approachable single malt, The GlenDronach 12 Year Old promises a delightful experience, showcasing the mastery of sherry cask aging that defines Glendronach's distinct Highland Scotch whiskies. Buy it now for $69.99.
The Dalmore 12 presents a meticulous aging process that imparts its distinctive character. The initial nine years see this Highland single malt maturing in American white oak ex-bourbon casks. Following this, half of the whisky embarks on a transformative journey, transitioning to ex-oloroso sherry casks for the final three years. This meticulous process yields a whisky that harmoniously balances sweetness with rich, sherried flavors. The toasty and opulent profile of Dalmore 12, especially considering its age, showcases the artful craftsmanship and dedication to quality that defines this Highland expression. Buy it now for $69.99.
Ardbeg An Oa Islay Single Malt
Ardbeg, known for its occasional limited releases, enriched its core range after nearly a decade with the introduction of An Oa. This expression, aged in a blend of virgin oak, Pedro Ximénez sherry, and bourbon barrels, undergoes a unique maturation process in a French oak "gathering vat" before bottling. While it may be a more approachable Ardbeg with a slightly different texture, An Oa doesn't compromise on flavor and complexity. Enthusiasts will still find the signature Ardbeg elements—hot peat, black tea, and peppery cloves—making it a delightful addition for both seasoned fans and those new to Ardbeg's distinctive style. Buy it now for $69.99.
Ledaig Scotch 10 Year Single Malt Scotch
Tobermory Distillery's signature smoky expression, this hand-crafted single malt boasts a bright lemony gold hue. The nose is a captivating blend of sweet briny smokiness, island character, and playful notes reminiscent of antiseptic, creosote, wax polish, mint chocolate, and floral seaside aromas, all complemented by soft peat and gentle smoke. On the palate, it delivers tantalizingly sweet medicinal flavors with sparks of spicy pepper and dried fruit, wrapped in rich peaty smoke and velvety vanilla creaminess. The finish is a wondrous union of sublimely spicy white pepper, vibrant licorice sweetness, and a kick of cloves, concluding with an exquisite lingering saltiness. Buy it now for $69.99.
Glen Moray 15 Year Old
Glen Moray's 15 Year Old whisky is a harmonious union of two distinct cask types, resulting in an exceptional dram. While half of this expression matures in American oak to embody the classic Glen Moray style, the other half rests in oloroso sherry casks, imparting rich spice. The marriage of these contrasting cask influences creates a whisky with intensely complex layers. Exhibiting a copper hue, the nose unveils sherried oak, butter toffee, hints of dark chocolate, and mixed spice. The full-bodied palate features finely-oaked wine flavors, spiced dark chocolate, and a subtle hint of smoke. The finish is lingering, with the oak persisting as the sweetness of dried fruit gradually fades, delivering an intense and satisfying conclusion. This Scotch whisky, with its notes of dried fruits, dark chocolate, and spice enhanced by age, is a perfect indulgence for single malt enthusiasts eager to explore a richer and more complex flavor profile. Buy it now for $69.99.