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Grain Whisky is a variety of whisky that is made from grains other than malted barley. Malted Barley dominates Scottish whisky production however across the pond, the majority of whisky is made from Grain whether that be Maize, Corn or Rye among others.
Grain Whisky is becoming more popular in Scotland however with numerous Independent Bottlers such as Berry Brothers and Rudd, Carn Mor, Hunter Laing and Company and Douglas Laing and Company releasing a number of Grain expressions.
The whiskies themselves tend to be lighter and less flavourful than their Single Malt cousins but watch this space, the Grain whiskies are on the up...
Highland - 70cl / 46%
As a Scotsman, is there anything better in this world than singing Loch Lomond at the end of a party? Yes actually...doing so with a glass of this, a whisky named after the Bonnie Banks in your hand makes it much better! Single grain is an elegant and full bodied single grain with a smoothn…
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 42%
In 1963 the Girvan Patent Still ran with spirit. Almost three decades later in 1992 William Grants installed a pioneering new still which they named ‘No. 4 Apps’ – a distillery term for ‘apparatus’. The unique still, operated under a vacuum, permits distillation at low temperatures. Deliv…
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 56.7%
This is great example of a 20 year old Single grain whisky. Being based in Ayrshire we at RWM have a natural affinity with the Girvan Distillery. This excellent dram is pale golden in colour with a rich mellow sweet nose. Smooth and sweet on the palate with spicy honey and butterscotch, running t…
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 40%
Brand new from Diageo comes Haig Club. It has been developed in partnership with the British Entrepreneur, Simon Fuller and arguably the world's most famous footballer, David Beckham (Diageo helped a little too). It is a single grain whisky distilled at their Cameronbridge Distillery and aged in thr…
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 43%
Compass Box say that the inspiration behind Hedonism is the pleasure and enjoyment that can be derived from an ideal marriage of grain spirit and high quality oak maturation. They also say that this whisky embodies the seductive femininity of grain whisky, whatever that means, we think it's a lovel…
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 59.2%
Bourbon and vanilla sweetness with notes of Demerara sugar and soft spiciness. Lightly spiced banana and vanilla. A delicate finish ensues, introducing mild notes of spice to sweet fudge.
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 46%
The nose gives toasted oak,apple and melon skins with an uplifting menthol note. There is some honeyed depth and cinnamon spice. The palate is beautifully expansive with bourbon cask notes, buttery vanilla and cream caramel. The delivery is almost angelic and long lingering. Tasting notes courtesy …
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 40%
An authentic single grain whisky with a distintive character of its own. Light and subtly sweet on the nose with the palate smooth and mellow with mouthwatering toffee flavours. The finish is light and sweet with more toffee notes.