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Queen Anne Scotch
A bottling of Queen Anne blended whisky from the 1980s, first produced in the 1880s and now increasingly hard to find. Queen Anne blended scotch whisky was first produced in 1884 by Hill Thomson & Co Ltd. Named after Queen Anne of Great Britain and Ireland, who was in power in 1707 when England and Scotland were united as a single sovereign state. This bottle of Queen Anne Blended Scotch Whisky is a collector's item from the 1970s.
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Heaven Hill Bourbon
A classic Kentucky straight bourbon from Heaven Hill, aged for around four years. This is quite a smooth and easy style of bourbon
Hibiki 17 Year Old Blended Japanese Whisky
The Hibiki 17 Year Old is a blended Japanese whisky from the house of Suntory. The word ‘Hibiki’ means Harmony in Japanese, and this expression was first released in 1989.
WhistlePig 10 Year Old
A hard-to-find, award-winning 100% rye whisk(e)y created by Maker's Mark's former master distiller, Dave Pickerell. Distilled and initially aged in Canada, before years of further ageing at WhistlePig farm in Vermont, this is, as owner Raj Bhakta puts it, 'a Canadian-US collaboration to the core'.
Bottled by Morrison & Mackay under the Carn Mor Vintage Collection label, this whisky was distilled at the Glen Moray Distillery in Speyside in 1992.
Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon
Straight from one carefully hand-selected barrel to your bottle, Knob creek single barrel reserve encounters no detours or distractions. It's just the big, pure flavor that Booker Noe set out to create over two decades ago. Most bourbon is blended together from multiple barrels to create a consistent taste. However, each barrel of single barrel reserve is bottled individually to become one-of-a-kind. Each batch we handpick will have slight variations in taste, color and aroma based on its final age, rack placement and other proprietary methods passed down for eight generations. Best yet, it's bottled at a 120 proof, so it's an even bigger expression of our signature flavor. You’ll find more pronounced flavors and a smokier aroma. And although it packs a high proof, the finish is still smooth and complex. This is best enjoyed for the first time in stages. Pour a finger and sip it neat. Then open it up with a drop of water or a filtered ice cube
Old Grand-Dad Bourbon
Old Grand-Dad was a distiller named Basil Hayden who made his name by distilling a bourbon whiskey made with a higher percentage of rye. Basil Hayden passed along the art of distilling to his son and then, in turn, to his grandson. It was the third generation distiller, Colonel R.B. Hayden, who honored his grandfather by naming his justly famed whiskey “Old Grand-Dad.”
ANGEL’S SHARE - A BLESSING OR A CURSE?
Every single batch of whisky is affected by a phenomenon with a curious moniker— the angel’s share. This is the volume of liquid lost to evaporation during the production process, which is about two percent per year. Indeed, the term conjures up scenes of raucous merrymaking in the heavens. However, to truly determine whether this benefits or hurts the end product, it is worth understanding some basics of the whisky-making process.
Johnnie Walker platinum label
Johnnie Walker Platinum Label 18 Year Old was inspired by the tradition of giving private blends to a close circle of family friends by John Walker & Sons. Blended from whiskies that have matured for at least 18 years, it combines sophisticated and contemporary tastes with classic Johnnie Walker flavours. When you want to make a special occasion truly exceptional, Johnnie Walker Platinum Label 18 Year Old is the discerning choice.
Clan Campbell 8 Year Old Malt Scotch
The Clan Campbell 8 Year Old Scotch whisky has been the most popular premium whiskey in France in recent years. It brings together the best of Scotch grains with a malt base. It is matured in oak casks for eight years. This lends the blend a warm hue, a peaty smokiness and almost creamy smoothness. This blend has 40% AVB and stands out among its contemporaries.