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Scotch Single Malt Whisky

Single malt Scotch whisky is one of the most revered spirits in the world. It has such scope for variation, it can offer complexity or simplicity, unbridled power or a subtle whisper. To legally be called a single malt Scotch, the whisky must be distilled at a single distillery in Scotland, in a copper pot still from nothing other than malted barley, yeast and water. It must then be aged in an oak cask for at least three years and a day, and be bottled at no less than 40% abv.

There are regional variations within Scotland, and terroir and geography play a massive part in the character of the whisky. Though in a Scotch single malt, it is the oak barrel that has the largest effect upon the character of the finished spirit, purported to be at least 60% of the final flavour.

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This was distilled at BenRiach in 1977 before a 34 year maturation in single cask number 2593. It was finished in a Sauternes dessert wine cask, and the result is gloriously honeyed and fruity.  More info
$417.59
The 1993 vintage from Diageo's range of Distillers Editions. This Clynelish was finished in Oloroso seco casks, and it proffers a wonderfully fruity, waxy flavour. Well worth a try.  More info
$99.93
WM Cadenhead have used the very traditional name for the Glen Grant distillery with this release of 24 year old Glen Grant single malt Scotch whisky. It was matured in a bourbon barrel, producing 156...  More info
$148.41
This is a twenty-three year old bottling of Braes of Glenlivet (or Braeval) single malt whisky bottled by Speciality Drinks for their Single Malts of Scotland range.  More info
$122.74
16 year old single cask Clynelish? Yes please! This tasty fellow was distilled in 1997, then matured in cask 6871 until 2014, when it was bottled by the talented chaps at Berry Bros. & Rudd (with no...  More info
$116.92
This is a rare bottle of 12 year old single malt Scotch whisky from the Dalmore distillery, produced in the 1980s. It features the Royal Stag's head on the label, similar to how the modern day...  More info
$297.75
This 10 year old matured in refill sherry casks, with lots of dried fruit flavours coming through. This is a Traditional Speyside whisky, bottled under Gordon and MacPhail's own label.  More info
$56.92
Distilled at BenRiach in February 1990, this single cask whisky spent a 19 year maturation period in a refill hogshead before being bottled in April 2009. Part of Douglas Laing's Old Malt Cask range...  More info
$113.97
Just like Strictly Come Dancing is purely about dancing (well, it's about 90% dancing and 10% Bruce Forsyth jokes), Càrn Mòr's Strictly Limited range is not kidding about whether there will be any...  More info
$82.46
This is an independently bottled Tamnavulin single malt, matured in a single hogshead from December 1991 to September 2013. It was bottled with an outturn of 328 bottles. One of the Single Malts of...  More info
$120.67
A gift tin of the award-winning Glenfiddich Rich Oak single malt, made using 14 year old whisky which has been finished in new American and Spanish oak casks. It also comes with a handsome gift tag so...  More info
$54.14
Tamdhu is Gaelic for 'little dark hill' and this Speyside whisky has been bottled by Douglas Laing for their Old Malt Cask series.  More info
$98.37
The 10 year old bottling from the Glenlossie distillery in Speyside.  More info
$66.12
Ah! As We Get It is called that because Ian Macleod bottle the no age statement single malt from Islay at cask strength without chill filtering it, so the whisky is just as they got it from the secret...  More info
$73.61
A 1979 vintage Glefarclas single malt Scotch whisky, taken from a single plain butt and bottled in July 2013 for the Autumn 2013 release of their Family Cask range. A surprising example of Glenfarclas...  More info
$562.26
An easy-going single malt from an unnamed distillery in Speyside, Glen Parker is ever so slightly peaty.  More info
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$32.26
Glenglassaugh Torfa
(70cl, 50%)
We've seen the Revival and the Evolution, and now Glenglassaugh are adding a peated expression to their range. The Torfa (which refers to the Old Norse word for turf or peat) has been matured in...  More info
$65.42
Another bottling of 8 year Highland whisky from a secret distillery bottled by Ian Macleod. Presented "as they got it", this release is at natural cask strength, free from chill-filtration.  More info
$79.56
A 1976 vintage Family Cask release from Glenfarclas, bottled as part of the Summer 2014 Release. This stunning dram was matured in refill butt #3105 from 1976 to March 2014. It was bottled with an...  More info
$683.49
This was distilled at Dalwhinnie in 1992, and it's undergone a finish in Oloroso sherry casks. The result is a beautifully rich whisky with all kinds of thick, syrupy flavours.  More info
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$86.61
In 2014, the Tomatin 12 Year Old was given an update and bottled at 43% ABV rather 40%, as it was previously. This core single malt from the ace distillery in the Highlands is finished for six-to-nine...  More info
$53.51
The Tantalus range from Duncan Taylor is one for the collectors out there. All the whiskies in the range are extraordinarily rare, most of them having matured for over 40 years. Once Duncan Taylor...  More info
$2249.41
A Beinn a'Cheò bottling of 16 year old Dailuiane single malt Scotch whisky, drawn from a single cask (#4237, in case you were wondering) and bottled at cask strength. 302 bottles were produced by the...  More info
$113.19
This was distilled at the Miltonduff distillery in early 1998 before a 14 year maturation in a wine-finished cask (number 3611). It was bottled at natural cask strength for Carn Mor in 2012.  More info
$115.56
Blair Athol is one of Scotland's oldest distilleries having occupied its site since 1798. This whisky was bottled by Berry Brothers and Rudd at thirteen years old without chill filtration.  More info
$78.24

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