Category: 75-79

Tomintoul Seiridh (40%, OB 2020)

The Tomintoul Seiridh (pronounced 'sherry' after the Gaelic word for sherry, as the official website helpfully informs us!) is unsururisingly a sherried single malt. More specifically, it's finished in Oloroso casks after spending the bulk of its maturation in ex-bourbon. It's a limited edition - the first batch has 6,000 bottles available. (Sample provided by … Continue reading Tomintoul Seiridh (40%, OB 2020)

Glen Garioch 1997 (56.7%, OB 2012)

This Glen Garioch was distilled in 1997, shortly after the distillery reopened after almost two years of inactivity. It was matured in a combination of first and second fill bourbon barrels, and was bottled in 2012 to commemorate that reopening. It's still available at The Whisky Exchange and is not bad value for a cask … Continue reading Glen Garioch 1997 (56.7%, OB 2012)

Glenmorangie Midwinter Night’s Dram (43%, OB 2016)

A fancy name and a story behind it, where have we seen that before? This Glenmorangie was first released in 2015 and is a mixture of bourbon and oloroso sherry matured whisky. The name refers to the tradition in which the Glenmorangie master distiller would give the sixteen men of Tain a special whisky over … Continue reading Glenmorangie Midwinter Night’s Dram (43%, OB 2016)

Glenfiddich 14 Rich Oak (40%, OB 2016)

This is a variant on the normal Glenfiddich range. Having been matured for 14 years in American oak (presumably ex-bourbon casks), it's finished for a few weeks in virgin casks, both from Spanish and American oak. I used to have a full bottle when it first came out about ten years ago, but this is … Continue reading Glenfiddich 14 Rich Oak (40%, OB 2016)