Twisted Tattoo – Highland Park

Highland Park Founded In 1798 by David Robertson on the site where an illicit still had run under the watchful eye of smuggler and business man Magnus Eunson ( A name most Highland Park fans will know ) . Highland Park distillery is located on the rugged island of Orkney, the island has a long…

Highland Park – Wings of the Eagle.

Highland Park Wings of the Eagle is one of the new releases from Highland Park exclusively for the travel retail sector, as part of a four bottle release ( Spirit of the bear, Loyalty of the Wolf, Wings of the Eagle and Viking Pride). This expression should retail for around £79 and has been matured…

Claxton’s Orkney single cask.

As with a few single cask releases from independent bottlers these days the distilleries are asking them to withhold  the identities and / or “teaspooning “ the casks ( this involves adding literally a “teaspoon” or a small amount of  whisky from a different distillery to stop this being classed as a single malt )…

Highland Park – The Light.

Highland Park, “The Light”  is the follow up  release to “The Dark” ( obvious I know) and is another limited release ( ok 28,000 bottles is not exactly limited) With focuses more aimed at the lighter side of Highland Park with the use of re fill American oak casks.. Bottled at 52.9 % abv this…

Highland Park.. Dragon..

Founded way back in 1798 by David Robertson,  Highland Park sits on a site previously used by Magnus Eunson to distill illicit whisky.. The distillery is well known for the use of its Nordic history and the continuous use of Norse mythology to name its whisky. Starting way back in the early parts of the…

Highland Park Valkyrie.

Highland park whisky is one of those whiskies that always manages to bring a smile to those that drink it, those fruity flavours wrapped in that gentle smoke just always manage to hit the right spot ! The distillery of late has been releasing the whisky wrapped within a Norse mythology story, everything from gods…

HIGHLAND PARK “FIRE”

Highland Park is very well know for the limited editions that celebrate anything Norse and this latest limited release is no exception.. “Fire” is the second and final release of this latest series and is intended to explore the re – birth of the world according to Norse mythology.  This “Fire edition takes its meaning…

Highland park 18

Highland park distillery is found on the island of Orkney, the 18yo release is part of the core range and is thought of by many as a favourite. Bottled at 43%  you can’t help but think it could be a little stronger. Nose..  It starts with a lovely fresh fruity aroma, oranges and pears,  then…

Highland park 12.

Highland park is a well followed distillery, the distillery is found at the top of Scotland on the island of Orkney. The distillery is one of the last remaining distilleries that still have a floor maltings, this is now a dying art due to the fact it is a lot of hard work, and it…

Highland park

Owner.. The edrington group. Founded.. 1798. Region.. Highlands ( Orkney ) Capacity.. 2 500 000 litres. Tel.. 01856 874619 Web.. http://www.highlandpark.co.uk visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own available through Magnus Eunson  tour.   Highland Park is made today with the same enduring belief and integrity, to the same exacting standards, as it has been since…