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Nov 20

Staff Picks: eye catching new spirit releases

Posted on 20th November 2018 by Pierre

This post will be updated regularly to include whiskies that have caught our eye. From time to time we may also feature the occassional rum, brandy or gin.

Staff Picks - our choices for this month

Glenrothes 1989 21 Year Old, Signatory Vintage 2011 Cask Strength

Glenrothes 1989 21 Year Old, Signatory Vintage 2011 Cask Strength

A 21 year old Speyside single malt from Glenrothes bottled by Signatory Vintage for their Cask Strength Collection.

£300 at www.thewhiskyvault.com

Pierre
Pikesville 6 Year Old 110 Proof Straight Rye

Pikesville 6 Year Old 110 Proof Straight Rye

Distilled at the Heaven Hill distillery, matured in charred American white oak barrels and bottled at 110 proof, this spicy rye Pikesville was awarded 97.5pts, and runner up, in the World's Best category in Jim Murray's 2016 Whisky Bible. It also picked up Double Gold at the 'Frisco World Spirits Competition and Best Rye at the World Whiskies Awards 2016.

£150 at www.thewhiskyvault.com

Pierre
Glentauchers 2004 - Distillery Labels - Gordon & MacPhail

Glentauchers 2004 - Distillery Labels - Gordon & MacPhail

Part of the Distillery Labels series by Gordon & MacPhail, this 2004 vintage Glentauchers was matured in refill American hogsheads for around 14 years, then bottled at 43% vol.

£49.92 at www.abbeywhisky.com

Pierre
Ardbeg 13 Year Old - 2005 - Cask 1321 - Feis Ile 2018

Ardbeg 13 Year Old - 2005 - Cask 1321 - Feis Ile 2018

This rare bottling of Ardbeg is the first single cask released by the distillery in many years. Distilled in 2005 and matured in an Oloroso sherry butt, it was bottled at 56.4% vol in 2018 and released during the Feis Ile.

£1750 at www.masterofmalt.com

Pierre
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