Scottish Whisky

Scotland is renowned both for its single malt and its blended whiskies. A single malt whisky is a product of a single distillery made using a local source of water and malted barley, aged for at least 3 years in oak barrels, and of an alcoholic strength of at least 40% vol. The great strength of Scottish single malts is that it often reflects perfectly its environment. For example, Islay and island malts often bear the briny imprint of maturation in warehouses close to cold northern seas, whereas the softness and smoothness of lowland malts reflect the gentler climate of southern Scotland. Blended Scotch is a product of blending malts and grain whisky from different distilleries. The aim is generally to produce a smooth, easy to enjoy whisky for both drinking and in some cases mixing. The production of Scotch whisky can be broken down into seven key stages commonly known as the “seven steps to heaven” – Malting(converting starch into sugar), Kilning( stopping the conversion), Milling(grinding the barley), Mashing(extracting the sugar from the barley), Fermentation(turning the sugar into alcohol), Distillation(turning the alcohol into high proof spirit), Maturation(turning the spirit into whisky). If the kilning is done using a peat fire, the whisky will have a smokey/peaty flavour. If maturation takes place in a barrel formerly used to mature Bourbon, the whisky will have flavours of caramel, toffee and vanilla. If the spirit is matured in former Sherry barrels it will have flavours of rich fruits such as raisins, dates and sultanas.

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Scottish Whisky

Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak Matured

70cl

The classic Macallan of old. Unfortunately these days it is getting harder to source Macallan that h..

€92.95 Ex Tax: €75.57

Glenmorangie Lasanta 12 Year Old

70 cl

This is Glenmorangie's Sherry cask finished whisky. You could be forgiven for thinking that Lasa..

€59.99 Ex Tax: €48.77

Glenmorangie 10 Year Old Original

70 cl

The core release in the Glenmorangie range is this their 10 year old 'Original'. Since rebra..

€50.99 Ex Tax: €41.46

Lagavulin 16 Year-Old

70 cl

A legendary malt that is on many people's most wanted list. The 16 year old is a true classic fr..

€89.00 Ex Tax: €72.36

Kilchoman Sanaig New In

Kilchoman Sanaig

70cl

A no-age-statement Kilchoman that has been matured in both ex-Bourbon and Sherry barrels. The latter..

€60.00 Ex Tax: €48.78

Macallan Sienna

70 cl

As part of Macallan's 1824 series this carries no age statement but has been solely matured in Sh..

€100.00 Ex Tax: €81.30

Glenlivet 12 Year-Old

70 cl

The perfect example of the floral, grassy and fruity Speyside style. This Glenlivet is soft and deli..

€58.99 Ex Tax: €47.96

Caol Ila Distillers Edition

70 cl

A sweeter, grapier tasting version of Caol Ila that has been finished in Moscatel wine casks. These ..

€81.99 Ex Tax: €66.66

Famous Grouse

70 cl

Formulated by Matthew Gloag in 1896 this iconic brand has been the biggest selling blended Scotch..

€28.99 Ex Tax: €23.57

Macallan Select Oak 100cl New In

Macallan Select Oak 100cl

100cl

Part of the 1824 collection, the Macallan Select Oak was originally released for the Travel Retail m..

€80.00 Ex Tax: €65.04

Chivas Regal 12 Year Old

70 cl

Chivas Brother are an old company who can trace their roots back to 1801 when the company were based..

€41.99 Ex Tax: €34.14

Balvenie 17 Year Old Doublewood New In

Balvenie 17 Year Old Doublewood

70cl

A superbly crafted single malt that is the next level up from the equally impressive Balvenie 12 Yea..

€162.50 Ex Tax: €132.11

Talisker 10 Year-Old

70 cl

There is nothing quite like Talisker. It remains one of the most instantly recognisable Scottish ..

€58.99 Ex Tax: €47.96

Dalmore 18 Year Old Single Malt New In

Dalmore 18 Year Old Single Malt

70cl

An initial period of 14 years ageing in American oak casks is followed by a further 4 years in old 3..

€131.99 Ex Tax: €107.31

Dalmore 12 Year Old

70 cl

Almost like liquidised Christmas cake, Dalmore 12 Year Old packs in plenty of flavour but never seem..

€63.99 Ex Tax: €52.02

Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask New In

Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask

70cl

Having been aged in both American oak and Sherry casks, the Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask has not..

€73.00 Ex Tax: €59.35