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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 Glenlivet was aged for an extraordinary 55 years in a refill sherry cask (cask number 120). Distilled in 1943, during the war, and unsurprisingly chosen by the directors at Gordon & MacPhail for...  More info
$4598.40
Tamdhu has been mothballed for some time, rumor has it that the distillery will reopen sometime in 2012.  More info
$554.98
This is a very creamy tasting Glenfarclas Family Cask. It was a plain hogshead, distilled in 1979.

Please note: There's looks to be some insoluble sediment in this bottle.  More info
$757.19
The Manager's choice release from Mannochmore. Part of Diageo's much-talked-about project to release a series of single-casks - this malt hit a score of 87 on Serge's Whiskyfun website.  More info
$266.32
A surprising release from Glenrothes - this is comprised entirely of ex-Bourbon whiskies (matured in Bourbon casks). The name Alba makes reference to Quercus Alba, the Latin name for American Oak. Not...  More info
$61.87
Bowmore Legend
(70cl, 40%)
A young, rather gentle Bowmore. Whilst not massively complex or full-bodied, Legend is still a great value for money malt.  More info
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$43.29
The Glenkinchie release from the third batch of Managers Choice whiskies from Diageo. This was distilled in 1992, matured in cask #502 and bottled at cask strength in 2009. A release of 528 bottles.  More info
$339.42
Part of a release of 768 bottles from the Isle of Jura. This Elements expression is dedicated to air, the air used to season the oak casks and their porosity (oh yeah!). The distillers describe them...  More info
$154.80
One of four official bottlings from the Craigellachie distillery released in 2014 (after a long time of seeing very few official bottlings of theirs). The 23 year old is the oldest of the bunch...  More info
$510.08
It used to be a rather rare sight to see an official bottling of Craigellachie single malt. Well after years of waiting, in 2014, four turned up all at once! The 17 year old expression really shows...  More info
$125.14
A citrus-y, light and elegant no-age-statement single malt Scotch whisky from the distillery on the Isle of Arran. The Lochranza Reserve replaced the Arran Original in mid-2014. The name comes from...  More info
$54.13
Arran's Orkney Bere Barley single malt returns, and at cask strength, too! This release sees the Isle of Arran distillers teaming up with the the University of the Highlands and Islands Orkney College...  More info
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$85.42
The renowned Glenlivet Nàdurra range of natural cask strength, non-chill-filtered single malt Scotch whiskies are usually aged in bourbon casks. However, this rather special offering was matured in...  More info
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$70.41
The latest addition to the excellent Nàdurra range of natural cask strength, non chill-filtered whiskies is 'First Fill Selection', a sweet, vanilla-rich virgin American white oak matured version from...  More info
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$70.38
A 1980s bottling of classic Glenlivet 12 Year Old - especially attractive now as The Glenlivet 12 was replaced by Founder's Reserve in markets such as the UK in March 2015.  More info
$185.86
34 year old single malt Scotch whisky from the Caol Ila distillery, bottled as part of the Mackillop's Choice range - an excellent choice, chaps! This Islay single malt was distilled in May 1980 and...  More info
$405.15
An excellent gift pack of single malts from the Talisker distillery on the Isle of Skye. This set features 3 20cl bottles, including a Talisker 10 Year Old (45.8% ABV), a Distillers Edition (45.8%...  More info
$73.54
A fabulous gift set from the Classic malts range, containing three 20cl bottles of some cracking coastal whisky. This set includes a little bottle of Caol Ila 12 Year Old (43% ABV), Clynelish 14 Year...  More info
$62.65
A 1988 vintage single malt Scotch whisky from the Glenrothes distillery in Speyside. Matured in a mixture of Spanish Sherry oak and American oak casks, this whisky has developed a great deal of...  More info
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$535.81
7 year old Mortlach single malt Scotch whisky, bottled by La Maison du Whisky for their Tartan range of independently bottled whiskies.  More info
$58.16
19 year old single malt from the marvellous Miltonduff distillery in the Speyside region, bottled by The Nectar in Belgium. It was distilled in 1995 and left to mature for nearly 2 decades, before...  More info
$167.80
This is an independently bottled Speyside single malt from the Glen Keith distillery, which was distilled in 1992 and bottled at 21 years of age in 2013. It comes to us from The Nectar of the Daily...  More info
$137.77
An independently bottled Fettercairn single malt Scotch whisky, matured in oak for 8 years, presented as part of La Maison du Whisky's Tartan range.  More info
$60.33
This is a 1997 vintage Clynelish single malt Scotch whisky, bottled by Belgian bottlers, The Nectar, as part of their wonderful Nectar of the Daily Drams range.  More info
$122.28
From the Bunnahabhain distillery on the island of Islay comes a 23 year old single malt Scotch whisky, released as a joint bottling between La Maison du Whisky and The Nectar in Belgium. It was...  More info
$169.98
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