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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...
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 55.5%
Strathclyde Single Grain 11 Year Old - Douglas Laing & Co This is a great example of an 11year old Single grain whisky aged in one sherry Butt. Distilled November 2005 Bottled July 2017 No colouring and bottled at 55.5% alc/vol. Nose : Sweet with dark molasses, coffee essence and an abundance o…
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 51%
Garnheath 42 Year Old Single Grain Scotch Whisky An incredible single cask grain whisky from a closed distillery presented to us by Douglas Laing & Co. One refill Barrel deeming only 162 hand filled bottles. Distilled February 1974 Bottled November 2016 Nose : Elegantly spiced oak, lemon pe…
Grain Whisky - 70cl / 52.7%
Carsebridge 40 Year Old Single Grain. Another incredible single cask grain whisky from Douglas Laing & Co in Glasgow. One refill hogshead deeming only 215 hand filled bottles. Distilled October 1976 Bottled September 2017 Nose : Sweet barley sugar hard candy with later cereal tones. Palate : S…
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 / 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 / 55.7%
This is great example of a 21 year old grain whisky from the now sadly closed Port Dundas Distillery in Glasgow. Big and spiced on its candied nose initially- it warms to subtle spice suggestions plus powdered chocolate. The palate is massively sweet- lightly spiced - then mouth-coats in a honey, v…
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.