Glenrothes 18

Glenrothes Founded in 1878 the Glenrothes distillery sits hidden away in the town of Rothes, tucked behind very typically stone built houses, trees and split by the meandering burn of Rothes.. The distillery is one of the few distilleries today that is basically closed to the general public although a little unknown fact is that…

Speyside #3 8 Year Old That Boutique-y Whisky Company

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Day 2.. You wait for a bus, none arrive and then 2 turn up at once.. What am I talking about ? Well sometimes when independent bottlers get their hands on some certain distilleries they just cant name them for legal reasons and although this is only a handful of distilleries…

Glenrothes 12 yo. Old Malt Cask #14095.

Time for another Glenrothes review, this time we have independent bottler Hunter Laing and one of their Old Malt Cask bottles..  Hunter laing Was originally founded back in 1949 when Stewart’s father Frederick started his Whisky blending business in Glasgow, with Stewart coming on board in 1964.. The Old Malt Cask brand was then introduced…

GLENROTHES 19 year old 1997 – Claxton’s

I recently had the great pleasure of sitting down with Adrian from Claxton’s independent bottlers to have a chat about the company, the background and what might be in store  in the future.. The first thing that struck me was the passion for whisky and the company and of course being a Yorkshire man his…

Glenrothes vintage reserve.

This expression is a combination of 10 vintages from Glenrothes. The vintages used to create this expression are thought of as some of the finest produced by the distillery. This is bottled at 40%abv. Nose.. First impressions are of fruit, lots of citrus peels,   Freshly squeezed orange, dried fruits,  sweet notes rise in the…

Glenrothes

Owner.. The Edrington group. Founded.. 1878. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 5 600 000 litres. Tel.. 01340 872300 Web.. http://www.theglenrothes.com   Nestled in the Scottish Highlands, the Speyside region is universally acknowledged as the heartland of Single Malt Whisky distillation. Hidden in a tree-lined gorge, The Glenrothes Distillery is situated in the heart of Speyside beside the…