Glen Moray Single Cask #1164

Glen Moray In an age where bottles of whisky are fetching astonishing figures, selling as investments rather than something to be drunk and arriving in the finest Lalique glass decanters, distilleries boasting long lost or rediscovered casks that have suddenly been located in dark dusty corners, there is a distillery quietly getting on with what…

Glen Moray Mastery.

2017 was a special year for Glen Moray as they celebrated the 120th anniversary, so it was only fitting that Master Distiller and Distillery manager Graham Coull sould come up with something a little special in order to celebrate in style.. Hence the birth of Glen Moray Mastery, created using Bourbon matured whisky from the…

Glen Moray 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Finish..

Another review and another Glen Moray single cask.. Don’t get much better than that let me tell you !! The 4th instalment sees me reviewing this  Glen Moray 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Finish, at just over 15 years old this whisky has spent the majority of time maturing in a Bourbon cask before spending the last 9…

Claxton’s Glen Moray 10 yo.

Claxton’s, the family owned independent bottlers based in Ripon near York are about to launch another set of fine single cask bottlings.. After a very successful first year which resulted in releases like the Glen Elgin 20 and the superb Glenrothes 19 yo to name but two,  the company is now ramping up production and…

Glen Moray 1998 Px Finish.

Review number 3 in this mini series seems a little like Deja vu, last year we had a rather special release from 1994 which was also a Px Finish like this one and boy was it an outstanding dram.. This expression is a little younger and I have great expectations for it so fingers crossed….

Glen Moray 2010 Peated PX finish.

The second review in this mini series sees me reviewing this Glen Moray Peated PX finish from the Glen Moray distillery, nestled at the top of speyside this Distillery is certainly giving us some very decent whisky. Bottled at 55.8% this single cask #99917 was distilled in 2010 and spent the first 3.5 years in…

Glen Moray Port Cask Finish – Bottle your own.

Glen Moray Distillery first produced spirit on the 13th September 1897 but had been producing beer way back in the 1830’s when originally set up as a brewery. Today the Distillery finds itself under the watchful eye of Master distiller / blender and manager Graham Coull.. Graham is only the fifth Master blender to have…

Glen Moray ” Bottle your own” Port Finish.

There is something magical about visiting a distillery and being able to take away an exclusive “bottle your own”  expression, the experience just gives the visit that little bit of an extra special feeling.. If like me you visit a distillery on every opportunity you will know that bottling your own exclusive whisky is on…

AN EVENING WITH GLEN MORAY..

Last night ( 5-9-16 ) I had the pleasure of joining several other bloggers and some of the staff from Glen Moray distillery in a live tasting of 5 expressions form their impressive portfolio.. These live events are organised by Steve from the whisky wire, an online promotional company that can be found easily on…

GLEN MORAY 25 ( port wood finish)

Glen Moray is a distillery found on the outskirts of Elgin, on the banks of the river Lossie where it has been since 1897. I was lucky enough to have recently visited the distillery and treated to a very detailed tour showing all the investment and upgrades the distillery has had over the recent past…..

GLEN MORAY Sherry cask finish.

Glen moray is a lovely distillery tucked away in the top reaches of speyside, the distillery is surrounded by houses and is part of the local community.  The distillery is probably best known for the ” Classic” bottling sold in just about every establishment that sells whisky, extremely well priced ( some say under priced)…

GLEN MORAY Visit ( 2016 )

When people talk about Glen moray we mostly think about the “classic” which is one of those malts that is usually found at a bargain price in just about every supermarket and whisky shop, a very easy drinking malt that is exactly what it says on the tin.  Unfortunately a lot of people don’t go…

GLEN MORAY ( port cask finish )

The locally malted barley and pure waters of the River Lossie combine to produce this delicate well-balanced whisky. At the Glen Moray distillery you can discover the reality of malt whisky distilling. The delight of Glen Moray is that  when you take one of the tours your tour guide could actually be one of the…

Glen Moray ” classic peated”

Another offering from the Glen Moray stable.  This is the peated offering, bottled at 40%abv.     Nose.. Instantly peaty, not overwhelming but quite soft, sweet notes in the form of vanilla and toffee along with some fresh fruits and a real subtle floral note.   Palate.. The dominant flavours are peat and smoke, it…

Glen Moray “classic”

Glen moray distillery can be found nestled in the ” laich O’Moray ” in the Speyside region,  hiding in the shadows of the Cairngorms and Monadhliath mountains it is offered a little protection. The distillery sits in a hollow below the water table, where the warehouses offer the Angels a little more of a share…

Glen moray

Owner.. La martiniquaise (COFEPP) Founded.. 1897. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 3 300 000 litres. Tel.. 01343 542577 Web.. http://www.glenmoray.com visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own…   Glen Moray has been distilled on the banks of the River Lossie since 1897 by a small dedicated team of craftsmen. In over a century of distilling at Glen Moray,…