Category | Whisky Brands

Glenturret Single Malt

Posted on 27 January 2008

Glenturret Distillery

Glenturret single malt whisky originates from one of the oldest Scottish distilleries where production started as far back as 1775 – the distillery located north of Crieff, Perthshire. Originally known as ‘Hosh’ after the small village near the distillery the name Glenturret was first adopted in 1875.
Although one of the smaller [...]

Bowmore Single Malt

Posted on 27 January 2008

Bowmore Distillery

Bowmore is the oldest of the distilleries on the Isle of Islay having been established at the centre of the village of Bowmore in 1779.
This is a multi award winning single malt which like the other Islay malts also has a distinctive flavour and aroma. A hint of salt mixed with [...]

Ardbeg Single Malt

Posted on 27 January 2008

Ardbeg Distillery

The Ardbeg distillery became operational in 1815 on the Isle of Islay although records of early distilling on the site by smugglers do exist. The distillery was closed in 1981 and remained so until 1997 when the new owners Glenmorangie restarted production. As with the other Islay malts Ardbeg has [...]

Lagavulin Single Malt

Posted on 26 January 2008

Lagavulin Distillery

Lagavulin is another famous distillery found on the south east corner of the Isle of Islay. Officially licensed in 1816 it is believed that illegal distilling had taken place on the site from around the early 1740’s. The single malt produced has been and is a major contributor to the White Horse [...]

Talisker Single Malt Whisky

Posted on 26 January 2008

Talisker whisky is the only single malt to come from the famous island of Skye off the west coast of Scotland. The distillery is built on the shore of Loch Harport and produces a range of multi-award winning malts.  The 18 year old vintage is the current holder of the title ‘Best Single Malt in [...]