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30 Year Old Whisky

Thirty (30) Year Old Whisky is really quite rare in the world of whisky. Thirty years is a long time for any spirit to mature, and the rate of evaporation (also known as the Angels’ Share) of roughly 2% per annum means that after 30 years, only 55% (approximately) of the original barrel will be left!

30 year old whisky is a traditional gift for a particularly 30th Birthday Present for a special man or lady, or perhaps a Christmas present. Also particularly popular for Fathers day.

Thirty Year old whiskies are usually not only complex and interesting, but also very smooth due to the extended aging process.

In 1981, many noteworthy events hit the headlines:

Whisky lover and eyebrow raiser Sir Roger Moore starred in the excellent For Your Eyes Only which was one of the top grossing films of 1986 (it was released in 1981).

The first ever London Marathon was run in March of 1981, and there were 7,500 runners, the majority of whom did not drink single malt whisky or bourbon during the event.

In September 1981, the eminent US journalist Walter Cronkite retired. The whiskey drinking Xzibit once declared “I stand behind the mic like Walter Cronkite.”

Springbank 30 Year Old 1965 - Lost Bottlings Series (Master of Malt)

70cl, 45.60%
Springbank

This is an incredibly rare and impressive Springbank from our Lost Bottlings Series, which scored 95 points from Jim Murray in his 2014 Whisky Bible. The range represents the very rarest in whiskies,…  More info

Springbank 30 Year Old 1965 - Lost Bottlings Series (Master of Malt)
1
30 year old

Glen Moray Portwood Finish 25 Year Old 1986

70cl, 43%
Glen Moray

Limited edition Glen Moray? Gosh, why not? This little beauty was distilled in 1986 and spent the lion's share of its maturation period in ex-bourbon casks before it was finished in port pipes,…  More info

Glen Moray Portwood Finish 25 Year Old 1986
2
25 year old
$158.32

Glen Garioch 1986 - Batch 11

70cl, 54.60%
Glen Garioch

This Glen Garioch was distilled in 1986 when the distillery still peated a proportion of its malt - something it stopped doing after it closed temporarily in the mid-1990's.  More info

Glen Garioch 1986 - Batch 11
1
1986 vintage
$174.00

Longmorn 30 Year Old (Gordon and MacPhail)

70cl, 43%
Longmorn

Superb value for money for a thirty year old single malt. This Longmorn was bottled by Gordon and MacPhail.  More info

Longmorn 30 Year Old (Gordon and MacPhail)
2
30 year old
$96.03

Glencadam 30 Year Old 1978 Sherry Cask

70cl, 46%
Glencadam

A limited release of just 615 beautiful glass decanters of 30 year old Glencadam, distilled on the 6th April 1978 and bottled in March of 2009. Matured in cask number 2335.  More info

Glencadam 30 Year Old 1978 Sherry Cask
1
30 year old

Strathisla 30 Year Old Gordon and MacPhail

70cl, 43%
Strathisla

A well-aged single malt from the Strathisla distillery, matured in first and refill sherry casks for 30 years before bottling by Gordon and MacPhail.  More info

Strathisla 30 Year Old Gordon and MacPhail
3
30 year old

Glenkinchie 1986 Amontillado Finish - Distillers Edition 1l

100cl, 43%
Glenkinchie

A litre bottle of the 1986 Distillers Edition from Glenkinchie. This was finished in Amontillado sherry casks, and offers an interesting nutty dryness. Complex and very tasty.  More info

Glenkinchie 1986 Amontillado Finish - Distillers Edition 1l
1
1986 vintage
$60.60

Caol Ila 30 Year Old - Single Cask (Master of Malt)

70cl, 57.40%
Caol Ila

An unbelievably good single cask Caol Ila that was so good we put our name on it! This was distilled in 1980 and aged in a single refill hogshead before bottling in 2010. A release of just 154…  More info

Caol Ila 30 Year Old - Single Cask (Master of Malt)
3
30 year old

Bunnahabhain 30 Year Old 1978 - Mission (Murray McDavid)

70cl, 53.10%
Bunnahabhain

Vintage Bunnahabhain selected by Jim McEwan (Master Distiller at Bruichladdich). This was distilled in 1978, matured in Oloroso casks for a whopping 30 years, and bottled at the Bruichladdich…  More info

Bunnahabhain 30 Year Old 1978 - Mission (Murray McDavid)
1
30 year old

Teeling Platinum Reserve 30 Year Old Single Malt

70cl, 46%
Teeling

Extraordinarily old Irish whiskey from the Teeling Whiskey Company. This Platinum edition of their Vintage Reserve Collection features 30 year old(!), single malt, double distilled whiskey that was…  More info

Teeling Platinum Reserve 30 Year Old Single Malt
1
30 year old
$1539.78

Auchroisk 30 Year Old (2012 Special Release)

70cl, 54.70%
Auchroisk

This is the oldest distillery release from Auchroisk and has been bottled at 54.7%abv from re-fill ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks. This is a limited edition of 2,976 bottles and was released in 2012.  More info

Auchroisk 30 Year Old (2012 Special Release)
3
30 year old
$259.11

Glenturret 26 Year Old 1986 - Limited Edition (Hunter Laing)

70cl, 46.80%
Glenturret

Released by Hunter Laing in collaboration with the Glenturret distillery in the Highlands, this 1986 vintage single malt Scotch whisky has been strictly limited to 2400 bottles. Matured for 26 years…  More info

Glenturret 26 Year Old 1986 - Limited Edition (Hunter Laing)
1
26 year old
$303.91

Glen Mhor 30 Year Old 1982 (cask 1606) - Cask Strength Collection (Signatory)

70cl, 53.70%
Glen Mhor

Though the Glen Mhor distillery has been silent for decades now, some of their whisky still finds its way to bottles somehow - the Glen Mhor legacy continues! This bottling comes to us by way of…  More info

Glen Mhor 30 Year Old 1982 (cask 1606) - Cask Strength Collection (Signatory)
1
30 year old
$301.96

Talisker 30 Year Old (2009 Release)

70cl, 53.10%
Talisker

What a dram! Every year Diageo offer up some "special releases". These are limited edition, cask strength bottles, rare and often stunning! This Talisker is part of a release of 3,000 bottles, sure…  More info

Talisker 30 Year Old (2009 Release)
3
30 year old

Old Pulteney 30 Year Old

70cl, 44%
Pulteney

Made with mostly refill casks, the result is a whisky that was allowed to mature at its own leisure. Gentle and filled with flavour, Old Pulteney 30 is a very good whisky indeed.  More info

Old Pulteney 30 Year Old
4
30 year old
$307.06

Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside (3rd Edition)

70cl, 40%
Master of Malt

A delightful 30 year old from our Secret Bottlings Series. This differs from our 2nd Edition by replacing the sherried grip with an incredibly fresh honey and malt.  More info

Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside (3rd Edition)
2
30 year old

Cambus 24 Year Old 1986 (cask 18990) (Bladnoch)

70cl, 53.20%
Cambus

A single cask, single grain Scotch whisky from the Cambus distillery. This was distilled on the 20th March 1986, an aged in hogshead 18990 before bottling by Bladnoch on the 30th March 2010.  More info

Cambus 24 Year Old 1986 (cask 18990) (Bladnoch)
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24 year old

Glenfarclas 30 Year Old

70cl, 43%
Glenfarclas

A heavily sherried 30 year old from Glenfarclas, this was a winner at the International Spirits Challenge.  More info

Glenfarclas 30 Year Old
7
30 year old
$386.00

Glen Ord 30 Year Old

70cl, 58.70%
Glen Ord

Released in 2005, a 30 year old from Glen Ord, bottled at cask strength.  More info

Glen Ord 30 Year Old
6
30 year old
$217.28

Port Ellen 30 Year Old 1979 - Old and Rare Platinum (Douglas Laing)

70cl, 53.30%
Port Ellen

An amazing single cask Port Ellen, the legendary defunct Islay distillery. This was distilled in November 1979 and aged for a massive 30 years before bottling by Douglas Laing in August 2010. A…  More info

Port Ellen 30 Year Old 1979 - Old and Rare Platinum (Douglas Laing)
6
30 year old

Ardbeg 30 Year Old Guaranteed

70cl, 40%
Ardbeg

About as rare as they come, this is one of the very last whiskies released before Ardbeg shut down for a few years. Highly collectable and absolutely incredible in flavour (we've heard).  More info

Ardbeg 30 Year Old Guaranteed
4
30 year old
$675.98

Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside (7th Edition)

70cl, 47.50%
Master of Malt

A seventh edition of the award-winning 30 year old Speyside single malt from our Secret Bottling Series, matured in Sherry casks. Exceptionally aged and complex Scotch whisky.  More info

Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside (7th Edition)
30 year old
$164.26

Brora 30 Year Old (2003 Release)

70cl, 55.70%
Brora

A rare, 30 year old cask strength dram from Brora. The Brora distillery has since been closed and is now used as a warehouse and visitor centre by adjacent distillery, Clynelish. This bottle was…  More info

Brora 30 Year Old (2003 Release)
30 year old
$1538.45

Longmorn 30 Year Old 1985 - Old & Rare Platinum (Hunter Laing)

70cl, 49.20%
Longmorn

An independent bottling of single malt from the Longmorn distillery, matured in a refill hogshead for three decades! Yes, this is a 30 year old Longmorn, distilled back in October 1985 (long before…  More info

Longmorn 30 Year Old 1985 - Old & Rare Platinum (Hunter Laing)
30 year old
$314.18

Caol Ila 30 Year Old 1984 (cask 2763) - Artist #5 (La Maison du Whisky)

70cl, 50.50%
Caol Ila

Part of the Artist Collection #5 for La Maison du Whisky, this stunning 30 year old Caol Ila was bottled by Signatory in 2015.  More info

Caol Ila 30 Year Old 1984 (cask 2763) - Artist #5 (La Maison du Whisky)
30 year old
$361.35

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