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2013 Bruichladdich Islay Barley 50
Bruichladdich have long been champions of barley provenance and experimentation with grains. The Islay Barley series does very much as the label suggests, showcasing whisky produced entirely with barley grown on Bruichladdich's home island of Islay. The added twist? Each iteration of Islay barley presents a unique cask make-up, with this 2013 expression produced from a mix of 75% first fill ex-bourbon casks and the remaining 25% a various array of second and third fill wine casks.
70cl ⋅ 50.00%£68.25 / Bottle£56.88 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ar11 – Elements of Islay (Ardbeg) 50cl
A well-sherried Ardbeg - from the "Ar" series - by Elixir Distillers, which has been finished for seven years in a first-fill Pedro Ximénez butt after twelve years in American oak. The result is a wonderful cask strength bottling from Islay, with notes of BBQ, deep red fruits and a hint of cherry. Just 840 of these were produced.

This bottle is from a private collection. Please contact us if you wish to see more photos.
50cl ⋅ 56.80% £330.00 / Bottle £275 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg 10 Year Old 70cl ⋅ 46.00%£47.95 / Bottle£39.96 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg 13 Year Old 1991 – Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing)
An independent bottle release of a single cask 13 year old Ardbeg from Douglas Laing as part of their Old Malt Cask range. Distilled in March 1991 and matured in a refill hogshead before being bottled in October 2004 at 50% ABV with only 338 bottles available.
70cl ⋅ 51.00%£478.50 / Bottle£398.75 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg 14 Year Old Pedro Ximénez Cask Finish (Darkness)
This is the higher ABV bottling of the two 14-year-old Ardbeg's from Darkness' latest series. This wonderful Islay single malt whisky has been finished in a Pedro Ximénez sherry octave cask, imparting those final layers of complexity and a plethora of sherried notes. An octave cask can hold around 50 litres of whisky, meaning there is a greater surface area to volume ratio, thus more interaction between the whisky and the oak. 298 bottles were released.

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50cl ⋅ 52.20%£250.00 / Bottle£208.33 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg 25 Year Old 1978 – Silver Seal Magnum
A magnum of 25 year old Ardbeg distilled in 1978 and  bottled by Silver seal in December 2004 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1954 ascent of K2, the world's second-highest mountain by a duo of Italian climbers.

Please note there is slight damage to the presentation box.
150cl ⋅ 46.00%£2,420.00 / Bottle£2,016.67 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg 25 Year Old
Ardbeg have selected some of their rarest ex-bourbon casks for this 25-year-old release. Filled during the darker days of the distillery's past during the 1990s, this whisky has been aged for a quarter of a century, resulting in a pungent burst of smoked cream, fennel and tropical fruit followed by candied apple, pear and a lingering finish of fudge, peat smoke and aniseed.

Ardbeg haven't cut any corners with their packaging here either; the decorative stopper and collar feature detailed debossing and the box is opened via a push/release mechanism, which is wrapped in a textured fabric secured by a metal cage - symbolic of  the caged, untamed whisky within. The bottle has an opaque silver coating with a stylish matte finish.
70cl ⋅ 46.00% £825.00 / Bottle £687.50 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg 5 Year Old Wee Beastie
Aged for 5 years in both ex-bourbon barrels and Oloroso sherry butts, Wee Beastie is sure to hit the spot of fellow Ardbeg fans around the world. Released in 2020, this is the latest whisky to be added to their core range, which includes the likes of Uigeadail, Corryvreckan and An Oa. Ardbeg Wee Beastie is bottled at 47.4% ABV, expressing the harmony of the bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks wonderfully. Fresh herbal notes with pear, vanilla and honey-glazed ham lead into a rich palate with chocolate, smoked bacon and layers of peat smoke.

"A ferociously good wee nip" - Mickey Heads, Distillery Manager.
70cl ⋅ 47.40%£38.95 / Bottle£32.46 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg An Oa
An Oa (meaning rounded in Gaelic, named after the Oh peninsula on Islay) was aged in a combination of casks including Pedro Ximénez sherry casks, ex-bourbon, and charred virgin oak casks followed by a marriage in French oak in the 'Gathering Room'. Ardbeg introduced this expression into its core range in mid-2017.
70cl ⋅ 46.60%£48.00 / Bottle£40 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg Anthology 13 Year Old – The Harpy’s Tale
The first part of a new series exploring experimental maturations created by Dr. Bill Lumsden. In this first instalment, we find a 13 year old expression matured in sweet Sauternes wine casks married with classic Ardbeg that was matured in ex-bourbon casks. A harmony of sweet and smoke, bringing together notes of extra virgin olive oil with aromatic herbal notes of coriander and sage, before waxiness, citrus and carbolic soap peel away to reveal crème brûlée. Moss and treacle are met on a sip, along with aniseed lozenges and sweet balsamic, smoked apricots and eucalyptus oil. Packed with flavour that lingers long after each indulgent sip, and bottled without additional colouring of chill-filtration.
70cl ⋅ 46.00% £109.95 / Bottle £91.63 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg Ardcore 70cl ⋅ 46.00%£105.00 / Bottle£87.50 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg BizarreBQ
Matured in a combination of Pedro Ximénez sherry casks, double charred ex-bourbon casks, and unique BBQ casks, Ardbeg BizzarreBQ is the result of a collaboration between Dr Bill Lumsden and pitmaster extraordinaire Christian Stevenson, aka DJ BBQ. Bottled at 50.9% abv, this limited edition Islay single malt is brimming with sweet, tangy, smoky notes; this whisky would pair beautifully with the likes of slow-cooked beef brisket. Now that we have you thinking of firing up that BBQ this weekend, look no further than this mouth-watering malt boasting an extensive triple cask finish.

Producer's tasting notes:

Nose: Puffs of charcoal and soot mingle with smoky wood and aromatic herbs and spices. Treacle toffee, hickory smoked ham and cinnamon-dusted espresso rise up. 

A splash of water releases distinctively sharp citrus aromas, along with herbal notes such as fennel and aniseed. Grilled artichokes and a suggestion of seared meat
70cl ⋅ 50.90%£75.00 / Bottle£62.50 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg Corryvreckan
Released to replace the 1990 Airigh Nam Beist, Ardbeg Corryvrecken had some impressing to do. It ended up winning a number of immediate awards, scoring 96.5 points in Jim Murrays whisky bible. Ardbeg Corryvrecken is a sexy and elusive, non-chill filtered single malt bottled at 57.1% ABV. Well worth taking a swirl if youre an Islay fan. An outstanding peated malt. WORLDS BEST SINGLE MALT WHISKY- World Whiskies Awards 2010
70cl ⋅ 57.10%£69.95 / Bottle£58.29 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg Heavy Vapours
With Ardbeg known for its pungent Islay style, many would be surprised to hear that the lyne arm of the still is fitted with a purifier, designed to recycle the heaviest vapours to create a lighter spirit. It begs the question, what would Ardbeg be like without this purifier? Well, the folks at the distillery have answered: the Heavy Vapours uses distillate that was produced when the famous Ardbeg purifier was disabled, leading to an altogether more intense experience. 
Tasting notes by Dr Bill Lumsden
Nose: Intense, pungent and aromatic with hints of sweetness – expect a distinctive farmyard scent drifting along with a crunchy aroma of creosote or tar. A splash of water disturbs the vapours and billows of dark chocolate cream laced with smoked artichoke emerge. 
Palate: On the palate, darker flavours and notes arise. A burst of bittersweetness surges with flavours of ashy coal, cardamom, pepp
70cl ⋅ 46.00% £95.00 / Bottle £79.17 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg Scorch
Ardbeg has released yet another exciting limited-edition whisky to celebrate Ardbeg Day 2021. Scorch takes its name from the story of the Flavour Breathing Dragon inside Warehouse 3, discovered by Shortie  - Ardbeg's resident Jack Russell Terrier mascot - who stood up to defend the distillery and compelled the dragon to create a batch of fiercely charred ex-bourbon casks.
70cl ⋅ 46.00%£195.00 / Bottle£162.50 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg Supernova 2019 (SN2019) – Committee Release
Released in 2019, Supernova is said to be Ardbeg's peatiest expression, and this year is no exception. Aged in ex-bourbon casks drawing plenty of vanilla and notes of custard pastries, this is another very good bottling for the Ardbeg Committee.
70cl ⋅ 53.80%£350.00 / Bottle£291.67 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Ardbeg Traigh Bhan 19 Year Old – Batch 3
The third batch of Traigh Bhan from Ardbeg sees the name of newly-appointed distillery manager Colin Gordon on the label. Each cask was discouraged and bottled during lockdown with a skeleton staff of distillery workers, and the aromas of the liquid upon disgorgement were said to be incredible.

Matured for at least 19 years in a combination of American oak and Oloroso sherry casks, the whisky has developed aromas of woodsmoke, sea spray, aniseed and grilled tropical fruit. The palate offers a richness of sappy textures, followed by peat smoke, toffee and almond tart topped with lemon curd.
70cl ⋅ 46.20%£395.00 / Bottle£329.17 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Berry Bros. & Rudd Islay – The Classic Range

With its creamy texture and distinctive Islay character, this whisky has been curated by the team at Berry Brothers and Rudd with a selection of casks from the Island of Islay. This expression comes under their Classic Range presented at a very reasonable 44.2% ABV.

Special offer | £34.95 (Save 10%)
70cl ⋅ 44.20%£35.00 / Bottle£29.17 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Big Peat 12 Year Old – Douglas Laing
One of the most recognisable faces in Scotch, Douglas Laing's Big Peat returns with an age statement. Big Peat remains one of the best bang-for-buck Islays on the market, offering a vatting of just Islay Malt whiskies from a select few of the island's powerhouse distilleries. Salt and seaweed, TCP and mixed nuts, toffee and bonfire; this is Islay through and through. Bottled without added colouring or chill-filtration.
70cl ⋅ 46.00%£52.50 / Bottle£43.75 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Big Peat 27 Year Old – The Black Edition
Introducing the second oldest release in the vintage trilogy from the Big Peat range. The Black Edition, distilled in 1992, is a 27 year old blended Islay malt from independent bottler Douglas Laing. Only 3,000 bottles were produced.
70cl ⋅ 48.30%£182.00 / Bottle£151.67 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Big Peat Edinburgh Edition – Batch 2
Bottled in celebration of the wonderful city Edinburgh. A great blend of Islay malts which have been brought together and bottled at 48% ABV.
70cl ⋅ 48.00% £39.95 / Bottle £33.29 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Big Peat Fèis Ìle (2018 Edition)
It's nearly that time of year again where thousands of whisky fans descend on the Island of Islay for the annual festival of music and malt. Douglas Laing's Fèis Ìle 2018 edition of Big Peat was bottled at a slightly higher 48% ABV, and comes complete with a set of stickers so you can modify your own bottle.

70cl ⋅ 48.00%£44.95 / Bottle£37.46 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Big Peat Fèis Ìle 2019 Edition

It's that time of year again - Islay's annual festival of whisky and music - returning along with Big Peat's Fèis Ìle 2019 Edition. A blend of distilleries from the Island, including Port Ellen, Ardbeg, Bowmore and Caol Ila. No wonder it's always so popular! Just 3,000 bottles were released in celebration of the festival.

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70cl ⋅ 48.00%£47.95 / Bottle£39.96 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Big Peat Heroes Edition
A charitable release from the Big Peat series by Douglas Laing, created to celebrate our nation's heroes who have helped throughout the Covid pandemic. Douglas Laing will also be donating £10,000 in hand sanitiser to a UK charity, which you can help choose via a QR code on the back of the label. As ever with Big Peat's fabulous releases, this blended malt from Islay features whiskies from Ardbeg, Caol Ila, Bowmore and Port Ellen.
70cl ⋅ 48.00%£39.95 / Bottle£33.29 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Big Peat The Peatrichor Edition – Fèis Ìle 2021
Named after the scent when rain falls on dry earth, The Peatrichor Edition was released to celebrate Islay's annual whisky and music festival, Feis Ile. Expect all things peat with this wonderful coastal dram from Douglas Laing, bottled at natural cask strength.
70cl ⋅ 53.80%£44.95 / Bottle£37.46 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Bowmore 12 Year Old – 1980s 75cl ⋅ 40.00%£695.00 / Bottle£579.17 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Bowmore 12 Year Old 1980s
Pre-Suntory ownership, this 1980s expression of Bowmore 12 year old was bottled for the Italian market when the distillery was owned by Morrison Bowmore. A rare bottling from Islay's oldest distillery still in operation.
70cl ⋅ 43.00%£695.00 / Bottle£579.17 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Bowmore 12 Year Old
Reflecting the essence of Bowmore – thrashing waves, windswept landscapes and generations of tradition – The 12 years old is both complex and perfectly balanced. Subtle lemon and sweet heather honey complement Bowmore’s trademark peat smoke, leading to a delicious, long and mellow finish.
San Francisco World Spirits Competition Gold award 2018
International Spirit Challenge Gold award 2017
70cl ⋅ 40.00%£39.95 / Bottle£33.29 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Bowmore 15 Year Old
A slight change in branding to the Bowmore 15 year old released in 2019 with the "Darkest" name no longer used. This Islay malt is initially aged in ex-bourbon casks before being finished for three years in ex-Oloroso sherry casks, which results in a classic distillery character with a sweeter edge to the peat smoke.
70cl ⋅ 43.00%£59.95 / Bottle£49.96 excl. VAT / Bottle
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Bowmore 18 Year Old
Awarded with a Gold Outstanding award, Bowmore 18 year old is a masterful combination of ripe fruit, dark chocolate and Islay smoke. A superb staple in the core range from the Bowmore distillery.
70cl ⋅ 43.00%£95.00 / Bottle£79.17 excl. VAT / Bottle
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