You are now browsing - Scotch Whisky

Scotch Whisky, known worldwide as "Scotch" is an umbrella term for any of the following whisky varieties produced in Scotland; Single Malt, Blended Malt, Single Grain, Blended Grain and Blended (Malt & Grain) Whisky.

In terms of an official definition, Scotch Whisky must be at least 40% ABV, it must be distilled to a maximum strength of 94.8% ABV, it must be wholly matured in an excise warehouse in Scotland for at least 3 years and the cask that the whisky is  matured in must not exceed a capacity of 700 litres. In addition, if an age statement is present on the bottle or label, every spirit within that bottle must be at the very least, the age stated. This is the case with all varieties of Scotch Whisky.

Traditionally, Scotland was divided into four distinct whisky producing regions, each with their own characterisitc styles and flavours.

These were;

  • Highlands
  • Lowlands
  • Islay
  • Campbeltown

The Scotch Whisky Association now recognises an additional region which lies within the Highland region, called Speyside. It is an area that encompasses the Spey river valley in the north east of the country and is home to just under half of Scotland's working distilleries.

In addition to this, a further but unofficial region exists in the form of "The Islands" with whiskies such as Scapa, Highland Park, Talisker, Arran and Tobermory hailing from this region. Technically however, The Islands are part of the Highland region.

Therefore the regions are as follows;

  • Highlands
  • Lowlands
  • Islay
  • Campbeltown
  • Speyside
  • Islands (Unoffical, part of the Highlands)

 

Read More Scotch Whisky
  • Paul John BRILLIANCE Indian Single Malt Whisky

    Indian - 70cl / 46%

    Paul John BRILLIANCE Indian Single Malt Whisky The Brilliances sparkling hues are reminiscent of sun-kissed beaches. The six-row barley for this whisky comes from the foothills of the Himalayas. Brilliance is matured in bourbon casks, Nose: The Demerara sugars give off a whiff of sweet fragranc…

     
    £41.99 inc. VAT
  • Paul John EDITED Indian Single Malt Whisky

    Indian - 70cl / 46%

    Paul John EDITED Indian Single Malt Whisky Edited is the Peated Single Malt core range offering. The hint of peat has been skilfully created from discreetly chosen cask profiles. Nose: Honey and cocoa are laced with a hint of smokiness and a shot of espresso. A deeper whiff reveals fruity fragr…

     
    £44.99 inc. VAT
  • Ardbeg - Traigh Bhan 19 Years Old Limited Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Islay - 70cl / 46.2%

    Robbie's Drams Whisky Merchants are an official Ardbeg Embassy. ARDBEG TRAIGH BHAN 19 Years Old.‘ Traigh Bhan ’(pronounced Tri Van). The beach of Traigh Bhan is known locally as the ‘Singing Sands’. For the first time in 20 years Ardbeg have released an aged whisky that is to be a permane…

     
    £169.00 inc. VAT
  • Balblair 12 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Highland - 70cl / 46%

    Balblair 12 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. A new age expression of a classic Balblair, closely tied to the bright and fruity character of the Distillery. In the fine balance of fruit, spice and sweetness, Balblair 12 Year Old encapsulates the gentle charisma of the Highlands. Elegant …

     
    £45.00 inc. VAT
  • Balblair 15 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Highland - 70cl / 46%

    Balblair 15 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. A new age expression of a classic Balblair, closely tied to the bright and fruity character of the Distillery.Tropical and mature, with the texture of melted chocolate and one of the finest finishes a single malt can bring, this stunning whis…

     
    £75.00 inc. VAT
  • Balblair 18 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Highland - 70cl / 46%

    Balblair 18 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. A new age expression of a classic Balblair, closely tied to the bright and fruity character of the Distillery. Nose: Rich toffee and baked pears shine bright against an elegant backdrop of new leather. A masterful balance of juicy apr…

     
    £120.00 inc. VAT
  • Glencadam 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Batch 2

    Highland - 70cl / 46%

    Glencadam 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Batch 2. A limited edition of only 1164 bottles. The Glencadam distillery is nestled between the home of the local football club, Brechin and a municipal cemetery! Thankfully the whisky is just as interesting as the distillery's location.   No…

     
    £225.00 inc. VAT
  • Tomatin 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Glass Gift Pack

    Highland - 70cl / 43%

    Tomatin 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Glass Gift Pack. A well appointed gift box containing a Tomatin 12 year old with a pair of Branded glasses. The complex bouquet contains rich malt and fruity aromas with just a hint of peatiness. The palate is regaled with a unique mixture of attra…

     
    £39.99 inc. VAT
SLL