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.
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
Released by the popular indie bottler Thompson Bros., this single cask blended grain whisky was distilled in the Lowlands in 1976, before being left to mature in a refill hogshead for 44-long years. While the distillery remains undisclosed,...