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Whisky in Five Classics
Begin your journey into Single Malt Scotch Whisky with any one of these compelling characters.


Powerful, smoky, made by the sea.

Discover Talisker


Effortless, elegant, the generous spirit.

Discover Cardhu


The biggest. The most intense. The definitive whisky.

Discover Lagavulin


One of Speyside's best kept secrets. Malt Whisky. Made Magnificent.

Discover Mortlach

The Singleton

Whiskies that bring pleasure from the first sip.

Discover The Singleton


These five classics represent just a small taste of what lies silently maturing in our Scottish warehouses.

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Essential Tools For Understanding Whisky
Explore your palate and expand your mind.

Whisky Regions


Geographically distinct and with their own particular personality.

Whisky Flavour Map

Flavour Map

A handy visual guide, charting everything from Speyside citrus to Islay peat.

Whisky A to Z

A to Z

Your Single Malt Scotch Whisky dictionary, from ABV to Yeast


Lagavulin marks 200 years

Join us for a year of celebrations

It’s a rare whisky that not only endures for two centuries, but also grows in popularity to become a global icon. In fact, we can only think of one. Join us as we celebrate the bicentenary of this magnificent Islay with a year of events, tastings, limited edition releases and many unique stories.

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To Rabbie Burns

25th January 2016

Ryan Chetiyawardana, international bartender of the year, delves into the archive to create a cocktail in celebration of Scotch Whisky and Robert Burns.

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Welcome To
The Journal

28th September 2015

Welcome to the new website and in particular to the Journal. From here I’ll bring you the news and stories from our distilleries and the wider world of Single Malt Scotch Whisky. I’ll also introduce you to some of the people who make this distinguished spirit, and how they work behind the scenes. We’ll talk about new releases and whisky events from all over the world. I’ll maybe even introduce some new serves and ways to enjoy Single Malts.
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