Speyburn Single Malt, is a Scotch Whiskey from the Highland region, distilled in the Speyburn Distillery. The name of the whiskey Bradan Orach is Gaelic for Golden Salmon, the very best kind of salmon, which can be fished on the River Spey. It is a non-age statment whiskey that has been matured for a period in first fill bourbon barrels.On the nose the Speyburn Single Malt, has malty caramel aromas with distintive notes of freash green apple. Vanilla aroma also comes through on the nose. As for the palate it is a thin body, with flavours of cookie and tannic woodiness. The finish is short but sweet with a heavy hint of green tea.
Monkey Shoulder, is a Blended Malt Scottish Whisky, from three different distilleries, Glenfiddich, Balvenie and Kininvie. The whisky is owned by William Grant & Sons.The whisky has been labelled "Batch 27" which refers to the original experimental batching of 27 casks. Each malt whisky are fromfirst-fill ex-bourbon casks and are assumed to be yung whiskies.The term Monkey Shhoulder comes from the nickname given to the shoulder injury experienced by maltsters after long hours of manually turning malt on a malting floor.The nose of Mokey Shoulder, is crisp, with malty aromas and hints of lemon. There are also aromas of toasted oak and vanilla. The palate has a intially wave of lemon peel and caramel flavours. There is a strong herbal like flavour and some vanilla at the finish. The finish also has some strong tannins and dry oaky flavours.
Auchentoshan 12 year old Single Malt is a triple-distilled Scotch whisky from the lowlands of Scotland. It is matured in a selection of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks for no less than 12 years, and is bottled at 40% abv.The influence of the maturation is ever present in Auchentoshan 12 year old Single Malt, delivering rich fruits and typical nuttiness from the sherry casks, along with an alluring vanilla sweetness and an array of citrus fruits.
Highland Park 12 year old Single Malt is one of the best all round 12 year old expressions in the world of whisky today. It balances peat smoke with the 'Heather-honey' distillate influences along with and array of citrus fruits and spices from the casks. It truely is one of the greats.
Nestled at the foot of Scotland's Highest Mountain, Ben Nevis. The distillery, of the same name, produces it's flag ship whisky, Ben Nevis 10 year old Single Malt. This whisky is a great introduction to the style of whisky synonymous with the Western Highlands. It is a full-bodied whisky, with a rounded and robust palate from the initial sip. A hint of peat smoke is surrounded by tropical fruits and citrus, balanced out with rich dark chocolate and coffee notes. Ben Nevis 10 year old Single Malt is a great representation of powerful highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Strathisla 12 Single Malt is one of the more underrated whiskies in the Chivas portfolio. It is a balanced, full-flavoured, fruit forward whisky, with beautiful sherry notes.The palate is a delectable mix of apple, pear and citrus fruits, mixing a toffee biscuit texture, with a brief hint of nuttiness. This is a great value whisky from Speyside, and one you won't be afraid to go back to.
Bowmore 12 year old Single Malt is the flagship of the Bowmore range. It displays the typical Islay peated malt style in all it's glory.Matured in ex-bourbon casks, Bowmore 12 year old Single Malt delivers gentle peat throughout the palate balanced by citrus fruits, lemon, peach, and wonderful honey sweetness. The finish is long, elegant, and mellow, making it a go-top Whisky for any fan of Islay Malts.
Royal Lochnagar 12 year old Single Malt, is from Diageo's smallest distillery in the Highlands of Scotland. Nowadays most of the production is used for the Single Malt, Royal Lochnagar Whiskies, however previously a large proportion of production would have went into the blended whisky, Vat69.This whisky gives delicate notes of toffee, citrus, while maintaining a linseed oil character. It has plenty of grassy tones, soft notes of barley and toasted oak. It is a delectable dram, easy drinking, and flavoursome.
Macallan Amber, is a Single Malt Scottish Whisky from the Macallan Distillery in Craigellachie, Moray, Scotland. Macallan is one of the three top selling Scottish Whiskies in the world. As a shortage of whisky creeps into most Scottish distilleries, Macallan has invested in a new range called the 1834 series. This series is a blend of American and European oaks, both 1st fill casks, therefore a darker colour.The nose of the Macallan Amber, is rich with fruity aromas of vanilla, plums, dates and red apples. There are also aromas of chocolate and orange zest. The palate offers the same profile, with undertones of cinnamon and baked spices. The flavours of fruit take over your mouth and let the whiskey smooth and easy to drink.
Part of the Diageo Classic Malts range, Dalwhinnie 15 year old Single Malt is the perfect introduction to unpeated Single Malt Scotch whiskies. It is quite delicate in nature but carries enough weight on the palate that it can trigger the taste buds for any Malt whisky drinker.The palate has a combination of sweet caramelized fruit with a balancing citrus bite. The finish is long with a touch of balancing spices.
Laphroaig 10 year old Single Malt is a Peated Islay Single Malt, and one of the most recognisable brands in the world of whisky, if you mentioned Peat, chances are, someone will mention Laphroaig.The nose is dominated by salty peat, sea air, and medicinal notes. The palate then allows elements of citrus fruits to come through, pear & lemon, this is surrounded by those salty, briny, seaweed notes from the nose. Laphroaig 10 year old Single Malt is a true representation of the elements of Islay in a whisky.
Talisker 10 year old is one of Diageo's Classic Malts, and it is made at the Talisker distillery, which was for a long time, the only distillery on the Isle of Skye.The nose and palate of Talisker 10 year old are filled with smoke, oak and spice. There are some rich fruit notes present, with a lingering sense of smouldering heather, and malt spices. A favourite among many heated Malt whisky drinkers.
Glengoyne 10 year old Single Malt gives a real insight into the style of whisky this distillery produces. They produce Single Malt whisky from 100% Un-peated Malt, and age solely in ex-sherry casks made from American and European Oak.The palate of Glengoyne 10 year old Single Malt is a joyous mix of toffee, green apple, lemon, and nuttiness, balanced by some black liqourice and buttery popcorn textures.
Glendronach 12 year old Single Malt is the perfect introduction to Sherry matured Malt whisky from the Highlands of Scotland. The Glendronach Distillery, now owned by Brown-Forman, is part of the trio, Benriach, Glendronach, and Glenglassaugh, Three distilleries which famed Scotch Whisky Blender, Billy Walker, brought back to life over the last decade.Glendronach 12 year old Single Malt has a nose filled with rich dried fruits and spice, balanced by honeyed citrus fruits. The palate is a dense feast of rich fruits, vanilla, and toffee providing the sweetness. The finish is typical sherry with rich oak and raisins.