Whiskies from the Island of Islay make up for some of the best single malts in the world. Lagavulin, Laphroaig, Ardbeg and Bowmore can be seen to be the most famous in many markets, whilst Caol Ila, Bunnahabhain and Bruichladdich are also producing the best peated whiskies out there. Kilchoman is the newest distillery which sits unique by being farm based. The Closed distillery on the island is Port Ellen, although their maltings is still active by supplying to others on Islay.

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1961 Bowmore 50 Year Old 40.7% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

Drawn from a set of two American oak bourbon hogsheads, filled way back in 1961, this is something quite remarkable - Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky aged for half a century in the famous No.1 vaults. The hand-blown bottle is the work of Glasstorm, which is housed within a hand-crafted cabinet made with the craftsmanship of Peter Toaig. To finish things off, they had Thomas F…


1964 Bowmore 46 Year Old - Fino Sherry Cask42.9% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

This is a fabulously old Bowmore single malt whisky. Distilled all the way back in 1964, before England won a World Cup, it was matured in a fino sherry cask before being bottled at 42.9% ABV. 72 bottles we released, making it very rare indeed. 


1965 Bowmore - Premier Range 43.6% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

A spectacular release from the prevalent Bowmore distillery on Islay. This liquid was initially distilled back in 1965, it was then matured for over four decades in a single sherry hogshead until 2008. This Premier Range bottling was released for the travel retail market and only 57 bottles were produced from the cask. This is bottle number 46.


1969 Bowmore 40 Year Old 44.8% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

Bowmore from the 1960's is enough to make most whisky collectors weak at the knees. This is the 1969 vintage, aged for 40 years and just 50 bottles made it out at 44.8% ABV. A rare treat indeed.


1972 Ardbeg 29 Year Old - OMC-Ardbeggeddon-48.4% (Bottle - 1/75cl)

A very rare single cask release of Ardbeg bottled by Douglas Laing for the Plowed Society of Las Vegas and originally released for the USA market. Distilled in October 1972 and aged for 29 years in a single Sherry cask before being bottled in November 2001 at 48.4% ABV with only 227 bottles released.


1974 Ardbeg - Spirit of Scotland 40% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

Released for the celebration of 500 years of Scotch Whisky by Speymalt Whisky Dist ltd. This Ardbeg was distilled in 1974 and bottled in 1994 and limited to 454 bottles.


1975 Ardbeg 43% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

This is sure to delight any serious Ardbeg collector - bottled in 2000, this is the epic Ardbeg 1975, a very well-known release among long-time fans of the distillery. It was released shortly after Glenmorangie resurrected the distillery.


1978 Ardbeg 25 YO - Silver Seal Magnum Damaged Box 46% (Magnum - 1/150cl)

A magnum of 25 year old Ardbeg distilled in 1978 and  bottled by Silver seal in December 2004 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1954 ascent of K2, the world's second-highest mountain by a duo of Italian climbers.


1978 Port Ellen 31 Year Old 54.6% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

The 10th edition release of Port Ellen distilled in 1978 and bottled after 31 years in 2010 with only 3000 bottles available. Matured in refill Sherry casks at natural cask strength of 54.6% ABV


1979 Port Ellen 37 Year Old - Special Releases 2017 51% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

One of four closed distillery bottlings in Diageos 2017 Special Releases and its the oldest Port Ellen released to date too! This extraordinary Islay single malt was distilled in 1979 and later matured in both refill American oak hogsheads and butts. Just 2,988 bottles were released. One Per Customer Only Were holding a Special Releases tasting! All 2017 Special Releases


1981 Carpaccio Salsa Verde - Wemyss Malts 46% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

A 36 year old from Wemyss Malts Autumn 2017 releases, distilled at Caol Ila! Carpaccio Salsa Verde is the oldest release from the twelve bottlings brought to us by Wemyss. Distilled in 1981, this rather peaty single malt Scotch whisky was drawn from a single hogshead cask and bottled at 46% ABV.