Edinburgh has long been associated with smoke, whisky and royalty. It is reported that in 1777 there were no fewer than 400 illicit distilleries in Edinburgh. These easily went undetected in the thick smoke that filled the city. The smoke was such an issue that the capital became known as ‘Auld Reekie’. In more modern […]
One of 14.000 bottles.
Other releases: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016.
Very complex, really superb!
The distillery was closed in 2015.
It’s young, it’s cheap and it’s vigorous!
Peated Highland whisky launched in 2007.
Cask: Refill Bourbon
Current owner: Jim Beam USA, so since 2014 Japanese Suntory.
Master blender: Max MacFarlane.
For Dutch and Canadian market only.
Sherry and peat !
First release: 2004.
A Quarter Cask = 125 liters (1/4 of sherry butt)
More oak, a little less peat.
More intense and more smokey than the 10.
But also younger……
First release: 2013.
From independant bottler Douglas Laing
Series: Old Malt Cask.
Cask: Refill Bourbon Hogshead.
Number: DL 6926.
One of 297 bottles.
Refill Sherry butt number: 11851.
Number of bottles: 723.
Bottle number: 715.
Isle of Mull, Ledaig (pronounce: led-zjigk) is the harbour part of Tobermory (Gaelic for Maria’s well), the only town on Mull.
Casktype: bourbon maturation, sherry finish.
Already very hard to get……