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05 Dec 2013

Christmas Scotch Whisky Gift Ideas 2013

Posted by Alastair in Whisky News

This Holiday season we have a brilliant range of whiskey gifts. To lend a helping hand here are our Top 10 Scotch whiskies for Santa Claus to deliver this year from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Benromach 10 Year Old Scotch

1. Benromach 10 Year Old

Benromach 10 Year Old Speyside Scotch. Matured in ex-Sherry & Bourbon casks, the result is a single malt whiskey brimming with fruit & nut chocolate and delicate cinnamon spice.

Buy Benromach 10 Year Old


Ben Nevis 10 Year Old

2. Ben Nevis 10 Year Old

Ben Nevis 10 Year Old Highland Scotch. Classic Highland single malt whiskey from the Fort William distillery. Hints of bitter roast coffee nestling against the sweet oils and sweet sherry flavours.

Buy Ben Nevis 10 Year Old


Tomatin Cu Bocan

3. Tomatin Cu Bocan

Tomatin Cu Bocan Highland Scotch. Recent release from the Highland single malt whiskey distillery which has matured in Virgin oak, Bourbon and Sherry casks. Lightly peated Scotch, expect rich spice of cloves, cinnamon and star anise creating an enigmatic elegance.

Buy Tomatin Cu Bocan


Bowmore Tempest Batch 4

4. Bowmore Tempest Batch 4

Bowmore Tempest Batch 4 Islay Scotch whiskey. Small batch single malt matured in first fill ex-bourbon oak. Peat smoke, orange blossom and an atlantic sea-salt tang.

Buy Bowmore Tempest Batch 4


Glendronach 21 year old

5. GlenDronach 21 Year Old Parliament

Glendronach 21 Year Old Highland single malt Scotch. Matured in only the finest Oloroso and Pedro Ximinez sherry casks. A full bodied hghland Scotch brimming with ripe autumnal fruits - notably blackberries and red plums.

Buy GenDronach 21 Year Old


Old Pulteney 21 year old

6. Old Pulteney 21 Year Old

Old Pulteney 21 Year Old Highland Scotch. Whiskey Bible 2012 World Whiskey of the Year. Multi-award winning single malt from the Wick distillery. A truly superb Scotch.

Buy Old Pulteney 21 Year Old


Octomore 6.2

7. Bruichladdich Octomore 6.1

Bruichladdich Octomore 6.1 Islay Scotch. The world's most heavily peated whiseky, matured in American oak casks. One for the peat freaks! expect waves of sea spray, spindrift, wet sea weed and hints of oily iodine. Then peat smoke with cracked black peppercorn.

Buy Bruichladdich Octomore 6.1


Benriach 25 Year Old

8. BenRiach 25 Year Old

Benriach 25 Year Old Speyside Scotch. Matured in Bourbon, Sherry & Virgin Oak casks resulting in aromas of Rich honey, spices, apples and peat, in combination with superb oak-wood notes.

Buy BenRiach 25 Year Old


Tomatin 30 year old

9. Tomatin 30 Year Old

Tomatin 30 Year Old Highland Scotch. Very highly sought after single malt Scotch, The Whisky Barrel blog team consider this to be the best value Scotch on the market. Only 1,500 bottles are released each year. Intense juicy aromas arouse the senses - Green Apples, Passion Fruit, Honey Dew Melon, Blackcurrant and Blueberries.

Buy Tomatin 30 Year Old


Glendronach 44 Year Old 1968

10. GlenDronach 44 Year Old 1968 Recherché

Glendronach 44 Year Old Highland Scotch. Whiskey Bible 2014 winning single malt distilled in 1968. Single sherry cask #005 bottled 2013. Juicy sweet sultanas, dates and marrons glacés centrally positioned around a bitter chocolate heart.

Buy Glendronach 44 Year Old Recherché


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