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Whisky & Whiskey list

Highlands (including Campbeltown)


Geographically the largest region; these Malts exhibit a variety of styles ranging from the hardness and marine tint of Talisker on the Isle of Skye, to the easy earthiness of Old Fettercairn, in the suburbs of Aberdeen. Whisky Arran (Isle of) Blair Athol 12 years Dalmore 12 years Edradour 10 years Glengoyne 10 years Glenturret 10 years Jura (Isle of) 10 years Ledaig Longmorn 12 years Longrow 10 years Oban 14 years Old Pulteny Poit Dhubu 8 years Royal Lochnager 12 years Scapa 15 years Springbank 10 years Talisker 10 years Tobermoray 10 years ABV 46.0% 43.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 43.0% 40.0% 46.0% 40.0% 40.0% 43.0% 40.0% 40.0% 46.0% 45.8% 40.0% District Arran Eastern Northern Eastern South West Eastern Jura Mull Northern Argyll Western Skye Eastern Orkney Argyll Skye Mull Tasting Notes Pale yellow fresh cream, mixed with leaves, owers and angelica. Lightly smoke, spiced cake with candied lemon peel. Rum butter nose with malt loaf on a light peat heath. Dark gold with mint aroma over syrup and barbecue smoke. Freshly picked, soft, warm Coxs apples with cream sherry. Pale greeny gold. Very soft and mature with orange zest and vanilla. Bright gold. Light and sweetish, slowly developing a soft dry saltiness. Peat nose mixed with seaweed from Tobermoray. Milk chocolate and ginger. Intensly fruity and very long with a marmalade nish Fresh peat avours with a peppery nish - astonishingly long Slightly salty but with a smooth nish and a butter toffee aftertaste. Robust with a delicate hint of sea air Talk of an illicit still, and an un-chilled & ltered process make this unusual. Big smoky and smooth with restrained fruit and malt. Sweet and silky smooth with a heather honey taste. Elegant; sweet and dry; oil and citrus fruits, with a suggestion of smoke. Bright amber red; pungent smoky and malty with a huge peppery nish. Light, faintly peaty with a malty nutty dryness. Single 3.50 3.80 4.00 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.00 2.80 3.80 4.00 4.00 3.20 3.50 3.50 3.80 3.50 3.50 3.50

Lowlands
The area between Dundee and Greenock has fewer distilleries than any other region, producing softer mellower whiskies than their more northerly counterparts. Whisky Auchentoshan 10 years Glenkinchie 12 years ABV 40.0% 43.0% District Western Eastern Tasting Notes Warm vanilla nose with lemon zest and marshmallows. Aromatic sweet lemon nose sits on spiced Demerara and dry ginger. Single 3.50 3.80

Islay
One of the larger islands off the west coast, rugged and very exposed to the North Atlantic. The inuence of the sea is usually obvious, in aroma and taste, as the whisky matures alongside its briney enviornment. Whisky Ardbeg 10 years Bowmore 12 years Bruichladdich 12 years Bunnahabhain Coal Ila Laphroaig 10 years ABV 46.0% 40.0% 46.0% 40.0% 43.0% 40.0% District South Shore Loch Indaal Loch Indaal North Shore North Shore South Shore Tasting Notes Smoke and brine nose, medium body, sweetness going to salt. Pears soaked in honey, smoked over peat with dark chocolate. Organic. Soft breezes over a green sea lapping against passion fruits. Refreshing, clean sea air, gentle nutty and malty. Vinho verde mixed with vanilla and nutmeg. Famously medicinal and sea-weedy with a hint of oily sweetness. Single 3.50 3.10 4.00 3.80 3.80 3.50

Tasting notes blended and plagiarised from:Michael Jacksons Malt Whisky Companion David Wisharts Whisky Classied Whisky Magazines reviews by, Michael Jackson and Jim Murray Ferry Road, Hullbridge, Essex SS5 6ND 01702 230 777 www.theanchorhullbridge.co.uk

Speyside
This area has the highest concentration of distilleries in Scotland, with much of the water coming from the mighty River Spey. The whiskies have a greater similarity than in other regions: generally being complex and elegant, with honey and heather tones. Whisky Aberlour a Bundah Balvenie 12 years Cardhu 12 years Cragganmore 12 years Dalwhinnie 15 years Glen Elgin 12 years Glenfarclas 15 years Glenddich 12 years Glenlivet (The) 12 years Glenlivet (The) 18 years Glenmorangie 10 years Glenrothes 1989 Knockando 12 years Linkwood Macallan (The) 10 years Singleton Tamdu 12 years Tomatin 12 years ABV 60.1% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 43.0% 43.0% 46.0% 40.0% 40.0% 43.0% 40.0% 43.0% 43.0% 43.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% District Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Speyside Tasting Notes Dark, rich and creamy with a hint of cherries. Amber coloured, with nuts, heather and mellow spices. Pale smooth and malty with a lingering touch of pint. A complex malty aroma backed by restrained herbs and owers. Pale smooth and malty with a lingering touch of pint. Deep gold, fruity and owery with ginger and a touch of mandarin. Amber with sherry and malt and a touch of smoke. Long and smooth. Full gold, lean and smooth with malt and toasted hazelnuts. Pale gold with a clean owery nose. Long gently warming vanilla. Demanded by royalty & aristocracy since 1824 - the nest of all whiskies Honeyed sweetness fused with notes of citrus, vanilla & almond Old gold, with soft liquorish and coconut. Juicy and relaxing. Golden shortbread nose with soft honey on nuts and raspberries. A hint of sweetness and a slightly smokey aroma. Pale bronze. Fragrant crisp and smooth. Lightly buttery and malty. Bright, owery and faintly lemony. Clean toffeeish tones and a hint of peat. Bright, owery and faintly lemony. Clean toffeeish tones and a hint of peat. Honeyed sweetness fused with notes of citrus, vanilla & almond Single 4.25 3.80 3.90 3.50 4.00 3.80 4.00 3.50 3.00 3.80 3.20 3.80 3.00 4.00 3.80 2.80 2.80 3.20

Blended Scotch
Whisky Ballantines Bells Chivas Regal 12 years Dimple (Haig) Famous Grouse J&B Rare Johnnie Walker Green 15 years Johnnie Walker Black Sheep Dip Monkey Shoulder ABV 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% Tasting Notes Ballantine's nest, contains 57 odd malts from Miltonduff and Glenburgie. A Scottish institution fro Arthur Bell & sons Round and creamy, heather honey and apples layered on hot buttered toast. 300 year old internationally acclaimed blend. Known as 'Pinch' in the USA. Given its name from the red grouse, Scotlands national game bird A high proportion of Speyside malts produces a smooth, round, fruity blend. 40 whiskies, aged 12 years or more, make up this complex international blend. 40 whiskies, aged 12 years or more, make up this complex international blend. Taste oral notes, complex fruit avours-melon, pear and orange Batch 27, smooth and rich, a blend of three Speyside malts. Single 2.75 2.60 3.20 4.00 2.60 2.60 3.10 3.10 3.80 3.20

Around the World (including Irish, Welsh, Japanese and English varieties)
Whisky Bushmills 10 years Connemara Green Spot Jamesons Kilbeggan Tullamore Dew Yamazaki 10 year Penderyn St Georges Distillery ABV 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 46.0% 46.0% Blend Single Single Blend Blend Blend Blend Single Blend Blend Tasting Notes Thrice distilled and matured in two woods, this is a rich, smooth, single malt. Smooth and complex this clean, peaty, single malt is from the western shores. Mellow. Distilled three times before maturing in oak casks. Famous, smooth, triple-distilled whiskey, from Dublin. Medium, smooth; sweetish and very toasty, with malt character. Slow maturation makes for a rich mellow avour. Handcrafted at Japans oldest distillery (1923) Spicy and fruity palate with a suggestion of custard powder. Royal Malt to celebrate marriage of Prince William & Catherine Middleton Single 3.20 3.80 3.80 2.60 2.80 2.60 3.00 4.00 5.50

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