A highly acclaimed whiskey that was voted World's Best Bourbon at the 2018 World Whiskies Awards. The 1792 Full Proof Bourbon is robust, with flavours of toasted oak, maple syrup and burnt sugar. Bottled at its original 125 barrel entry proof, just as it was years ago when the barrels were..
Named after the year Kentucky became a state, the 1792 Single Barrel is a release from barrels destined for 1792 bourbon that are deemed good enough to be bottled on their own. A rich, sweet taste with subtle caramel and toffee notes. ..
This is a superb Bourbon that has received a lot of critical acclaim yet remains relatively unknown. Relatively full-flavoured for what is approximately an 8-year-old Bourbon. The 1792 Small Batch Bourbon has a high rye grain content and a satisfyingly spicy flavour...
Aberfeldy 16 Year Old was released in 2015 as part of The Last Great Malts series. The malts are matured in a combination of bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks. A lovely balance between sweetness and spiciness...
This 18 year old expression of Aberfeldy was originally created for travel retail but is now available to buy here! Classic Aberfeldy, smooth, buttery and warming this has flavours of vanilla, stewed fruits and the faintest hint of smoke. ..
A fine 10-Year-old single malt from the Speyside region, this expression has been matured in both bourbon and Jerez sherry casks before finishing in French Limousin oak casks. The name pays homage to the distillery's efforts to preserve native woodland which surrounds the distillery...
Here we have a 12 Year Old Highland single malt Scotch which advertises the fact that it avoids chill-filtering, preserving the full flavour of the malt. Golden amber in colour, it boasts a rich and fruity nose, added chocolate and toffee notes on the palate and finishes long, sweet and slightly spi..
This 16 year old Aberlour has been matured initially in traditional first fill ex-bourbon casks and also in sherry casks. A classically styled Speyside single malt with plenty of sweet plum, spice and dried fruit flavours...
A rich and spicy single malt that has been drawn from a hefty proportion of sherry casks. Very well balanced and not too cloying. This has fresh and juicy fruit flavours backed up by more heavy-weight touches of raisins, spice and chocolate. ..
The A'Bunadh is bottled at natural cask strength and has been matured in sherry casks giving some rich and sweet flavours. The amount of sherry cask influence is quite stunning and even more flavour is released with the addition of a little water. This does not carry an age statement yet tastes rich..
Aberlour's Casg Annamh, named after the Gaelic for 'rare cask', is triple matured in European oak ex-sherry, American oak ex-sherry and ex-bourbon casks resulting in a smooth, balanced finish of red apples and woody spice...
This limited edition whiskey was made in honour of Colonel Abraham Bowman, great grandfather of the founder of the A. Smith Bowman Distillery. Colonel Abraham Bowman commanded the 8th Virginia Regiment, one of the most outstanding fighting units in the American Revolutionary War. He moved his family..
Named 'Fusion' because it is made with barley grown in India, where the Amrut Distillery can be found, as well as peated barley from Scotland. This is a true world-class single malt. Very well made with flavours of tropical fruits, oak, incense, and barley malt. ..
The flagship whisky in the range of Amrut single malts. Amrut Single Malt is distilled from barley grown at the North West of India. This Amrut is then aged in New American Oak and ex-bourbon before bottling...
This Irish Whiskey is a peated single malt with a difference! A non chill-filtered, triple-distilled peated single malt, matured in a first-fill American Bourbon barrel at the Great Northern Distillery. Created by marrying (vatting) a precise amount of Imperial stout barrel malt, giving this whiskey..
A very pleasant and medium-light bodied single malt that is great for just about any occasion. The 12 Year Old An Cnoc has some lip-smacking juiciness and some delicate floral and vanilla flavours. There's also some delicate peat smoke in there too. Predominantly aged in first fill ex-Bourbon casks...
A wonderfully smoky single malt from the Isle of Islay. This is one of the smokiest standard expression single malts available and has rich flavours of vanilla, iodine, campfire smoke, and salted caramel.If you like them smoky then you have to try this!..
The Corryvreckan is a smoky and medicinal tasting malt that takes its name from a tidal whirlpool to the north of Islay. This one does not carry and age statement but is richly flavoured and probably contains a mix of young and quite old whiskies. The whirlpool reference is quite apt and there seem ..
Ardbeg Renaissance marks the end of the series that began with the 'Very Young' 6 Year Old. This 10 Year Old Ardbeg is made of spirit produced after Glenmorangie's takeover of the distillery in 1997. Ardbeg call it the 'path to peaty maturity' and the flavour proves this to be true. A fitting end to..
Pronounced Oog-a-dal, the name literally means 'dark and mysterious' and is also the name of the spring where Ardbeg sources its water. This is a perfect marriage of whiskies that have been aged in both sherry and bourbon casks. It has more body and richness compared to most of the standard Ardbeg w..
We enjoy a good cask strength whisky here at the Irish Drink Shop, and this 12 Year Old Arran certainly hits the spot! It has been aged in a mix of 1st and refill Sherry casks along with some Bourbon casks resulting in notes of spicy, dried fruit flavours and whisky marmalade notes...
This 25 year old is truly the jewel in Arran Distillery's crown. The whisky has been matured in ex-Sherry and Bourbon Casks since 1995 and finished for a year in Sherry Hogsheads. Bottled at 46% Vol without chill filtration or the addition of any colouring. Flavours of fruit cake with toasted ..
This is one of the members of the cask finish series from Arran. This has been initially matured in standard American oak barrels before being transferred in Amarone Della Valpolicella barrels. The master distiller then monitors these closely and bottles the whisky when he deems it ready to drink. T..
A fruity and powerful expression of Arran single malt that has been finished in the finest Port wine barrels. A great balance of sweet-fruity characteristics like their other classic Arran malts. Like all other Arran single malts, this is not coloured or chill-filtered. ..
Carefully crafted using Sherry hogsheads from Jerez in Spain has resulted in a complex and rich Single Malt with flavours of dark chocolate and Christmas spice. Dates and sweet cherries also fill the senses. ..
Athru Annacoona is a limited release from Lough Gill Distillery and marks the first release from the Sligo based distillery. It is a bold, rich 14-Year-Old single malt which has been matured in the finest Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso Sherry casks and was crafted by Billy Walker, the 2015 World Distille..
Another fantastic addition to the Athru range from Lough Gill Distillery. Yet another 14-year-old single malt, this limited expression has been matured initially in ex-Bourbon casks for 11 years before finishing for 3 years in Hungarian Tokaji casks...
The second release in the Athru range, Athru Knocknarea is also a 14 year old single malt which has been aged initially in American oak barrels before a finishing period of 3 years in Oloroso Sherry casks. Another fine release from Lough Gill Distillery...
A superb 18 year old from Auchentoshan distillery which was launched in 2018. This has been entirely aged in ex-bourbon oak barrels which have imparted some juicy fruit, roasted nut and mouth-filling barley flavours. ..
Ageing takes place in refill sherry casks for the entire 21 years, but the sherry never overpowers the superb Auchie malt. Auchentoshan is one of a handful of Scottish distilleries that triple distil. This bottling stands as the flagship for the core Auchentoshan range...
A superbly light and delicate single malt from the Auchentoshan distillery in the Scottish Lowlands. Aged entirely in ex-Bourbon American oak barrels. This is a great sipping whisky but will also add some great flavour to whisky-based cocktails. ..
This is one to go for if you really like sherry cask matured whiskies. The Three Wood has been primarily aged in ex-Bourbon and Oloroso Sherry casks before going into Pedro Ximenez Sherry barrels for a final finishing. As you would expect there is a lot of sherry cask influence giving flavours of ra..
For more than 100 years, Aultmore was only savoured by those who knew to ask at nearby inns for ‘a nip of the Buckie Road’. Aultmore 12 Year Old is a smooth and grassy single malt with harmonious flavours of vanilla, cream, citrus and honey...
A superb small batch bourbon from the Jim Beam stable. Baker Beam was Jim Beam's great nephew and this was created in his honour using a special yeast strain that has been kept by the family for generations...
Balvenie Doublewood has been matured primarily in ex-Bourbon barrels before a finishing period in Sherry casks. The overall impression is one of silky smoothness with some gentle spice and dried fruit flavours coming from the Sherry finishing. Not at all a blockbusting sherry monster, this is very s..
Aged in a mix of first-fill and refill American oak along with first-fill sherry butts. This is an excellent version of 12 year old Balvenie with more orchard fruit and vanilla flavours compared to the 12 year old Double Wood. A range of ages are used to make the vatting of this whisky, the youngest..
Another top-notch whiskey from Speysider's Balvenie from their inaugural Peat Week! Originally released for the Travel Retail market, this whiskey was aged for 14 years in three cask types – first-fill bourbon, refill bourbon, and sherry cask. Sweet, smoky and full of spices...
A limited edition Balvenie release, originally produced for the French market. Aged for 14 years in Cuban rum casks. The light fresh taste of Cuban Rum enhances The Balvenie’s vanilla notes in the finishing, giving delightful, spicy aromatic qualities to the whisky...
Aged in three types of barrel to give a well-rounded and full flavoured whisky. First-fill and refill American Oak bourbon barrels as well as first-fill Oloroso Sherry butts were used giving lots of vanilla, spice and oak flavours. ..
A superbly crafted single malt that is the next level up from the equally impressive Balvenie 12 Year Double Wood. Like that whisky this has been matured in both ex-Bourbon barrels as well Sherry casks. A classic Speyside character gives this whisky flavours of dried fruits, orange zest, honey and v..
Originally released for the Travel Retail market, this 21 year old Balvenie is aged in Madeira casks. Rich with flavours of tropical fruit, orange juice, barley sugar, and honey with cinnamon and oaky vanilla in the finish...
A simply beautiful expression of Balvenie, the 21 Year Old is their top bottling in the core range. This has been carefully finished in 30 year old port pipes which have added some wonderful red fruit, chocolate and oriental spice flavours. ..
The pinnacle of the Balvenie Triple Cask range, the Balvenie 25 Year Old contains whiskies that have been aged in traditional refill casks, first-fill ex-bourbon barrels and first-fill Oloroso Sherry butts, matured for a minimum of 25 years before finishing for approximately six months in a mar..
A superb addition from Balvenie! These releases are a series of single cask whiskies, all of which are taken from 1st fill ex-Bourbon barrels. These are limited edition bottlings, with each bottle being one of no more than 300 drawn from a single cask. Each is also hand-numbered and label..
For one week a year, the Speyside distillery Balvenie produces peated whiskey for 'Peat Week'. This inaugural release is from 2002 and has been aged in American oak for 14 years. A gently smoky whisky with notes of citrus, vanilla and blossom honey...
Basil Hayden's Kentucky Straight Bourbon whiskey was created in 1796 when master distiller Basil Hayden decided to put rye into the traditional corn-based mashbill. The rye undoubtedly creating a spicy-sweet flavour profile...
Benchmark Bourbon is named after the intrepid McAfee brothers who carried out the original 1773 land survey of what later became Leestown. Produced at the Buffalo Trace Distillery, Benchmark starts out as the same mash bill that produces Buffalo Trace and George T. Stagg. A robust and sturdy bourbon..
This 12-year-Old Single Malt is the first whiskey from Blacks of Kinsale and shows real promise. The whiskey here has been sourced from an undisclosed distillery though with the promise that we will soon see some of their own whiskey distilled on-site in the near future. ..
Easily one of the best bourbons, if not whik(e)ys around. Designed with the connoisseur in mind expect a rich taste of dark fudge, citrus, oak and cream combined with the spiciness of white pepper and rye lead to a long finish that challenges the world’s finest single malts and rarest cognacs in com..
This single barrel bourbon, taken from the middle sections of Blanton's Warehouse H, was once the preserve of ambassadors, dignitaries and friends and family of Colonel Blanton himself. Now the whiskey is accessible to everyone. Blanton's Original Single Barrel is created from a sour mash of corn, r..
Blanton's Silver Edition is selected only from the warehouse H, famous for the quality of the spirit. While running the distillery in the first half of the 20th century, Colonel Blanton always picked single barrels for his personal collection from this warehouse. Blanton’s was launched in 1984 to ho..
Blanton's Special Reserve is the perfect introduction to the fabulous Blanton's family of small-batch and single barrel bourbons. Each bottle is hand-filled, hand-labelled, hand-sealed, and individually numbered. Blanton’s was once designated for ambassadors, dignitaries, and Colonel Blant..
Often considered as one of the world's best Bourbon's, Straight from the Barrel has been designed for the Bourbon aficionado. Those familiar with cask strength will love this depth of flavour; hints of rye and peppery spice can be expected, with caramel and butterscotch elongated on the finish. Comp..
A welcome addition to the Spot range, the Blue Spot Single Pot Still Cask Strength. The Spot range has a long whiskey heritage stemming from the Mitchell family's whiskey bonding business, whereby different casks would be marked with a spot of paint, indicating how long the barrels would be matured ..
Bomberger's Declaration is an annual limited release small batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon, created to commemorate Abraham Bomberger and his famous Bomberger distillery. Hand-picked casks of Kentucky Straight Bourbon were blended with stock of Kentucky Straight Bourbon that had been aged in Chinquap..
Matured for at least six years, this bourbon has been bottled straight from the barrel. Each batch of Booker's Noe's Bourbon is unique (in terms of taste, age and ABV), but typical flavours would be notes of toasted oak, vanilla and coffee. The perfect barrel strength bourbon for a purist!..
Bookers was created in 1988 when Jim Beam's grandson (and sixth generation Master Distiller), Booker Noe decided to release a special whiskey he had originally reserved for only family and friends. This is a single barrel, unfiltered and cask strength Bourbon that has been aged for approx 6-8 years...
This is the core bottling of the Bowmore range and consistently offers impressive quality at an affordable price. This is vatted together from both ex-Bourbon and Sherry casks and has a lovely balance between the Islay smokiness and some floral, fruit and spice flavours. Add to that some impressive ..
The 15 Year Old is Bowmore's heavily sherried whisky and has seen a period of finishing in Oloroso Sherry casks. This has given a lot of influence to the flavour of the whisky, and make this one for lovers of big sherry flavours. It is therefore not for everyone, expect some sticky, chocolate, toffe..
A highly rated expression from Bowmore that has been matured in a combination of Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso Sherry casks. This Deep and Complex 18 Year Old was originally a Travel Retail exclusive but is now available in limited quantities. Rich notes of chocolate, peat-smoke roasted coffee, orange p..
Consistently one of the best 25 year old Scottish single malt. Bowmore has a fortunate knack of being capable of long, extended ageing. Some of the distillery's oldest bottlings are amongst the most highly collectable in the world. This has a rich and complex character with a wonderful combination o..
We have here a unique collaboration between the Connacht Whiskey Company in Ireland and New Liberty Distillery in Philadelphia. This units whiskey from the two countries to create a fascinating 10-Year-Old blended whiskey which the makers describe it as having the big flavour of American whiskey wit..
An exclusive single Cask between Celtic Whiskey Shop and the Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay, Scotland. Bottled just for the Celtic Whiskey Shop, this is a 10 year old single malt aged exclusively in ex- Syrah wine casks and bottled at cask strength of 61.4% Limited to just 288 bottles...
Made entirely from Scottish barley, this is the classic unpeated style of Bruichladdich bottled at 50% without any colouring or chill filtration. Created by Jim McEwan from whisky matured in American oak casks alongside Lochindaal. Soft, juicy, fruity, and youthful tasting. Great as a pick-me-up or ..
A peaty whisky from Islay's Bruichladdich distillery, this 2011-vintage Port Charlotte was distilled entirely from grain grown on the island. The barley was harvested from three farms in 2010 and sent for malting on the mainland. When it returned, it was milled, mashed, fermented, distilled, matured..
Part of the Cask Exploration series, the Port Charlotte OLC: 01 was distilled in 2010 from Scottish Barley. Bold and original, this heavily peated single malt was first filled into an array of ex-bourbon, ex-Syrah and ex-VDN (vin doux naturel) casks. In 2018, this spirit was transferred into a parce..
Originally released for the Travel Retail Market, The Laddie Eight was created by Head Distiller Adam Hannett, with an aim to capturing the fantastic floral notes along with Bruichladdich's coastal elements. Bountiful floral and maritime notes in this one!..
From the distillery of the same name, this is a great Bourbon at a reasonable price. Inspired by the ancient buffalo who carved paths through the wilderness that led American pioneers and explorers to new frontiers.A high amount of corn in the mash bill gives this a soft, smooth and creamy texture w..
This is an award winning, small batch, straight rye whiskey. The content of rye is 95% with some 5% barley malt. Bulleit Rye is ideal for classic American whiskey cocktails such as a Manhattan. This stunning rye won a Double Gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2013. ..
Meaning "mouth of the river" in Scottish Gaelic, Bunn-na-ha-venn is the name of the beautiful bay where Bunnahabhain distillery has sat since 1881. This 12-year-old is a lightly peated Islay malt that has a surprisingly rich and meaty flavour profile. A good dollop of sherry cask matured malt goes i..
Matured in ex-sherry casks, this 18-year-old has a beautifully rich and full-bodied character. With warehouses positioned along the shore and a bay fed by the Sound of Islay, there is no escaping the salty sea air, especially when you’re maturing by it for 18 years. This award-winning 18-year-old is..
Bushmills 10 Year Old Single Malt is tripled distilled malt that has been aged in both bourbon and sherry casks. The bourbon ageing really shines through here with a creamy, yet light mouth feel along with some crisp barley, warm vanilla and gentle pepper and spice flavours. This is the standard Sin..
Initially aged in ex-Bourbon and Sherry casks before being finished in Madeira wine casks for an additional two years. Delicate and elegant with dried fruit flavours, spice and malty sweetness. Careful though, this one is quite the easy sipper!..
The 'deluxe' blend from Bushmills, this fantastic expression boasts more depth and richness than the standard expression as well as some woody hints. This is vatted from approximately 80% malt whiskey and 20% grain whiskey some of which is aged for as long as 18 years. A very high proportion of..
Bushmills Original, known as 'White Bush', is the flagship blend from Bushmills distillery. Vatted from triple distilled malt aged for 6-7 years along with some younger grain whiskey which is currently sourced from Midleton distillery. Most of the maturation is done in ex-bourbon casks along with a ..
One of the younger brothers in the extensive Bushmills family. A triple distilled single malt and grain blend, this has been matured in first fill bourbon casks evoking some delicious vanilla and buttery notes along with a hint of spice...
The third expression of the Steamship Series released originally as a travel retail exclusive. This is the result of a long-standing relationship with master coopers from Louisville, Kentucky, both American white oak and custom-charred bourbon casks are used to mature this whiskey creating a dram th..
This is the second release in the Steamship Collection, we have here Bushmills single malt that was originally released for travel retail. This has been matured in it entirety in Ruby Port Casks. Expect rich notes of ripe red berries, chocolate and exotic spices. ..
A member of the Bushmills Steamship Collection, Bushmills Rum Cask Reserve was released originally for the Travel Retail market. Matured in first-fill Caribbean rum casks, this unique single malt takes inspiration from SS Bushmills’ homeward bound journey that included a stop in St. Vincent in the C..
A fantastic expression from Bushmills distillery which was originally released fro trail retail. This Single Malt is the first release in the Bushmills Steamship range and has been triple distilled and exclusively matured in sherry casks. ..
Canadian Club is blended before ageing for six years in oak, a technique which allows subtle flavours of the rye, rye malt, barley and corn to synchronize before maturation in top quality white oak barrels. The result is a smooth, light, mellow flavour whiskey. ..
A 12 year old Canadian blended whiskey that is rich and smooth with fruity notes as well as some subtle spice. The extra six years of aging really bring out the darker colours and give the whisky extra time to produce an even richer and more aromatic flavour. Winner of a Bronze Medal at the Canadian..
Caol Ila has slowly but surely become easy to get hold of over the last decade thanks to this core expression being released in 2002. It has always been in high demand by blenders, in particular for Johnnie Walker whiskies. This expression relies on ex-bourbon cask ageing and has a pronounced smokin..
An impeccably aged version of Caol Ila. This has similar flavours to the 12 year old with more of the characteristic cream, vanilla and honey flavours but in addition, there is some pineapple, almond and liquorice. The smoke is tempered a little but is still very evident. This makes a great after-di..
A sweeter, grapier tasting version of Caol Ila that has been finished in Moscatel wine casks. These seem to have added flavours of demerara sugar, white grapes, and some orange peel notes to the whisky. Don't worry there's still plenty of peat smoke too! This is part of Diageo's Distillers Edition r..
It's hard not to love this easy-going, charming Speysider. Cardhu 12 Year Old opens with clean, crisp oak and sweet malt evoking flavours of honeyed flapjacks and home-made caramel squares. A great treat for the sweet-toothed whiskey-lover. ..
More toffeed and nuttier than the standard 12 year old Cardhu. This still has some of the crisp orchard fruit and vanilla flavours of the 12 year old but also has some more developed characters of dried fruits, caramel and toasted oak...
The 18 year old Cardhu is extremely well balanced and smooth expression with flavours of creme caramel, toffee apples and spice. The longer ageing process retains Cardhu's soft, approachable style, but adds delicious notes of rich fruit, leather and chocolate to the mix...
Double distilled at the Cooley distillery and first matured in fresh bourbon barrels for 14 years, Celtic Cask Fiche a Hocht was then re-casked in a red Burgundy cask from Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret for over 3 years. Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret is one of the Burgundy region's finest estates. ..
Double distilled at Cooley distillery and first matured in fresh bourbon barrels for 19 years, Celtic Cask Fiche A Naoi (29) 1999 was then recasked in a red wine barrel from the Mallorcan winery Anima Negra, one of Spain's finest winery. ..
Celtic Cask Fiche Se was double distilled at Cooley distillery and first matured in fresh bourbon barrels for ten years. The were then re-casked in an old Solera 500 litre Oloroso Dulce Cask for over three years...
Double distilled at the Cooley distillery and first matured in fresh bourbon barrels for 18 years, Celtic Cask Fiche a Seacht (27) is part of this cask which was then re-casked in a specially commissioned 125 litre Oloroso Sherry cask for 1 year. Limited to a mere 206 bottles...
A multi-award winning 12 year old scotch that is made from a blend of different malt and grain scotch whiskies and then aged for 12 years. The end result is full of herbs, spice, and fruit. Described as 'a blend for grown-ups' by F. Paul Pacult...
A flagship of Clonakilty’s Cask Finish Series, this has been matured initially in ex-bourbon casks. it is finished in virgin American oak; and shaved, toasted and re-charred ex-red wine European oak casks (NEOC, New Era of Cask). This is the world’s first Irish whiskey to be finished in a NEOC cask...
An eight-year-old single grain whiskey from Clonakilty which has been finished in Bordeaux casks. enjoy an array of different aromas, including sweet strawberries, vanilla, honey and fragrant spices. The first batch is limited to just 1000 bottles. ..