Notification: Please enable JavaScript and reload this page. Malts requires all users to enter their date of birth and country for verification of legal drinking age.
facebook-square pinterest-square twitter-square YouTube angle-down angle-left angle-right angle-up body caret-down caret-left caret-right caret-up casks character cross distillation Distillers-Edition Drops-of-Wisdom-close Drops-of-Wisdom-info Drops-of-Wisdom-orientation-arrow fermentation finish highlands islands left-arrow lowlands magnifying mashing minus nose palate Playhead plus process qq quote right-arrow scotland-outline scotland-shape Special-Release speyside star-half-empty star-half star-o star wechat weibo type-of-malt minus2 plus2

0 + 20 /40 50

Port Ellen 25 Year Old
Taste the character and craft in every drop.




Old gold.


Restrained at first, and maritime in character, with noticeable tar and linseed-oil. Next impressions are herbal - of burnt rosemary and juniper - and there's an elusive honeyed, sweet note behind this, as with an old Sauternes. Water brings out this softer sweetness and introduces candle-wax, along with pipe smoke. The herbal note remains in the distance, like dried bay leaves, but it's the honey and sweet oak that come to dominate.


Medium to full.


Concentrated and powerful at natural strength, the flavour pools on the middle of the palate then blasts out in all directions. Smoky and very medicinal, it's also sweet. With water the initial assault subsides into a delicious mid-palate flavour that's tooth-coating, smooth and chewy, still with light sweetness and plenty of smoke.


As the smoke lingers the flavour dries away, to remind you of tarry ropes and long-spent beach-bonfires.

Welcome to the new shop, Jess!

Our new online shop allows you to buy and browse all the malts featured on

You can use your existing account to complete your purchase, or checkout as a guest.

You agree that Diageo may disclose your personal information, which you provided when you registered to become a Member of Malts, with BlackSquare, who is the retailer of products sold on malts.comfor providing a better consumer experience. You herby consent to have read and agreed to the BlackSquare privacy policy.