A curious single grain Whisky from the lost distillery of Lochside which was demolished in 1997 and was situated in the town of Moffat in the Highlands. One of the few distilleries that produced both grain and malt Whisky and there is even a very rare "Single blend" from this distillery. This was distilled way back in 1963 and bottled at 42 years old under the Clan Denny range.
A cask strength single grain aged for an impressive 52 years at the now long closed Port Dundas distillery. After maturing in refill American oak hogsheads since 1964, Diageo decided to include this jaw-dropping whisky in their 2017 Special Releases. Just 752 bottles were produced.
A stellar whisky in this years selection of Special Releases by Diageo. This well-aged single grain was aged for 40 years in refill American oak hogsheads and bottled without Chill-filtration or added colouring. Only 1,812 of these were produced. One Per Customer Only
Among many of those in the know about Single Grain Whisky, the Cambus distillery produced some of the best examples of this lesser known style.In its heyday before closing in 1993 it was highly regarded by blenders and described as ‘the whisky with an individuality – notably different to all others in peculiar delicacy and charm of flavour – mild and mellow. Not a headache in a gallon.’ This is a mighty 40 year old distilled back in 1976 and bottled by Douglas Laing as part of the XOP range and an bottled at an impressive 53.1% ABV
A well-aged single grain whisky, from Strathclyde distillery. Distilled in September 1987, it was matured for 30 years in a refill barrel and bottled in March 2018 as part of Douglas Laing's Xtra Old Particular range.
A 26 year old single cask, single grain scotch whisky from the Port Dundas distillery in the Lowlands, bottled by Hunter Laing as part of The Sovereign range. The whisky was distilled in late 1988, left to mature in a single refill hogshead cask #11221 for no less than 26 years, before it was then bottled in 2014 with only 154 bottles produced. A warm Christmas spiced, nutty wh…
23 year old grain whisky from the Girvan distillery in the Lowlands, bottled by Carn Mor as part of the Celebration Of The Cask range. The whisky was distilled in April 1989, left to mature in single bourbon barrel #37525 until it was bottled at natural cask strength in February 2013. Just 177 bottles were produced.
Single grain whisky becomes something wonderful with plenty of age, and this 27 year old Girvan grain whisky for Càrn Mòr’s Celebration of the Cask range is a great example. Distilled in December 1989, it was matured in a bourbon barrel and bottled in October 2017 at 51.4% ABV. Interestingly, only a mere 76 bottles were produced.
Another closed distillery, Cambus was a fine producer of grain whisky. This was distilled in 1991, matured for 25 years before being bottled in 2017. But Duncan Taylor also finished the whisky for a further 9 months in a tiny octave cask that can help turbo-charge maturation. Only 65 bottles were released.
A well aged single grain whisky from the Lowlands-based North British Distillery. Distilled in 1991, this single cask was released by the cracking indies Bartels Whisky as part of their His Excellency series at 49.2% ABV.
Single grain Scotch whisky from the Girvan distillery, bottled by Douglas Laing for their extraordinary Old Particular range. It was aged for 21 years in refill barrel #11003 which filled only 215 bottles. The whisky comes presented at 51.5% abv.