MORTLACH - THE BEAST OF DUFFTOWN

Discover the best kept secret in Scotch: Mortlach brings bold flavour to Speyside. In a region generally known for its smoother, gentler style of whisky, Mortlach’s exceptional flavour bridges the gap between mellow and smoky. A 190 year secret amongst whisky epicureans across the globe, Mortlach is affectionately known as 'The Beast of Dufftown' for its robust, muscular and rich character created from the very unique 2.81 distillation process - a magnificent feat unto itself.

Discover the Mortlach Range

Bold flavour without big smoke. Known as “The Beast of Dufftown”, Mortlach Single Malt Scotch whiskies are known and loved for being refined, complex and elegant.

History

Founded in 1823 during an age of great industrial achievement, Mortlach was the first legal distillery in Dufftown, the heart of Speyside.

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DISTILLERY

Affectionately known as ‘The Beast of Dufftown, Mortlach hails from the dark side of Speyside. Our distillery rests on the Eastern Coast of the Scottish Highlands. With a method unchanged over 120 years known simply as ‘The Way’, Mortlach is distilled precisely 2.81 times, with the spirit drifting through six stills with distinctively different silhouettes.

FLAVOUR PROFILE

Mortlach challenges the normal conventions of whisky to create an impossibly rich and seductive single malt. Its character harks back to a time when whiskies were bigger, bolder and darker. The exceptional flavour bridges the gap between mellow and smokey.

2.81 TIMES

With a method unchanged over 120 years, known simply as 'The Way', Mortlach is precisely 2.81 times distilled, with the spirit drifting through six stills with distinctly different silhouettes.

SERVES

MIDNIGHT AFFINITY

Our 16 Year Old is amplified with citrus notes in our Midnight Affinity cocktail. This aromatic blend of vermouth and bitters creates an irresistible flavour, working perfect in harmony with the earthiness and spice of our 16 Year Old Single Malt.

12 YEAR OLD

THE WEE WITCHIE

Double cask matured in both European & American oak, Mortlach 12 Year Old is distinctively rich and robust with notes of dark chocolate and cherries that lead to a smooth yet dry finish.

16 YEAR OLD

THE DISTILLERS DRAM

The 16 Year Old is bold and complex, with hints of dark orchard fruits, earthiness and spice. Notes of apricot and honey, bring a full and rounded intensity to Mortlach 16 Year Old.

20 YEAR OLD

COWIE'S BLUE SEAL

Wonderfully aromatic, the Mortlach 20 Year Old is elegant, deep and intriguing. Hints of wood spice open into a dark meatiness of barbecue pork crackling - with added notes of berries, jam, gingerbread, raisin and a trace of liquorice.