Malt Whiskey2020-06-12T16:12:12+00:00

Single Malt Whiskey

To be classed as a “single malt whiskey” it must be produced at a single distillery using a single malted grain, typically barley. Single malts are most famous among Scotch whiskey, although they can be produced anywhere in the world. Single malts are aged for a minimum of three years

Single malt flavours can vary between light & floral,  fruity & spicy,  rich & rounded and full bodied & smokey. Whatever your preference
explore and buy from a huge collection of fine single malts.

We have many popular brands such as the Macallan, Dalmore, GlenDronach, Glenfiddich, Highland Park, Balvenie and many more.

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Laphroaig Islay Select Single Malt Whisky, 700ml
This single malt Scotch whisky is named for the special selection of American and European casks chosen for the unique character that they give during...
£25.00
Tamnavulin Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky Double Cask, 70cl
Double Cask ABV - Matured in American oak barrels for 
a sweet, mellow taste with a rich, smooth Sherry cask finish Colour - Amber gold...
£20.00
Aberlour 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70 cl
Soft and rounded with fruity notes of red apple, sherried character and fruity aromas balanced with a rich chocolate, toffee, cinnamon and ginger spiciness Golden...
£33.00
Highland Park 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70cl
Aged for 12 years in oak casks and using the unique spring water of the island of Orkney gives this whiskey a real distinctive enjoyable...
£31.49
Lagavulin 16 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl With Gift Box
Award-winning single malt scotch with smoky-rich flavour, character and craft in every drop - The perfect gift for everyone from whisky enthusiasts to whisky connoisseurs...
£68.95
Crabbie’s Yardhead Single Malt Whisky, 70 cl
This product is a gift box containing a 70cl bottle of Crabbie's Yardhead Whisky. Crabbie's Yardhead Whisky is a 40% ABV, non age declared, Highland...
£19.99
Old Pulteney 12 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70cl
Deep amber red golden (with a slight pink hue) sparkling with a copper glow Medium to high intensity and complexity green apples, toffee aromatic dry...
£24.00
Connemara Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey, 70cl
Smooth sweet malt taste and complex peat flavours Well-smoked and peated, heather freshness and floral notes With a honeyed sweetness and a little wood
£33.95
Cardhu Gold Reserve Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl – House Targaryen Game of Thrones Limited Edition
DIAGEO and HBO are releasing a limited-edition collection of single malt scotch whiskies inspired by the show. The Cardhu Distillery was pioneered by Helen Cumming...
£42.95
The Pogues Irish Whiskey
Tripple distiled Irish Whiskey made from local Irish Barley & spring water Whiskey with as much character as the band itself With hints of sweet...
£22.80
Yamazaki Distillery Reserve Single Malt Whisky, 70cl
Gold colour single malt whisky On nose- strawberry, cherry and mizunara On the palate - raspberry, white peach and touch of coconut
£69.99
Nikka Pure Malt Black 50 cl
Whisky Nikka Pure Malt Black is a japanese malte whisky mainly composed of Yoichi distillery malt. Is characterized by powerful peat, rich taste and firm...
£179.95
The Yamazaki 12 Year Old Japanese Single Malt Whisky 70cl Bottle
YAMAZAKI 12 YEAR OLD SINGLE MALT JAPANESE WHISKY - Comes from the first distillery owned by the Suntory Japanese Whisky Company. Inspired by Scottish whisky,...
£155.00
The Hakushu Distillers Reserve Japanese Single Malt Whisky 70cl Bottle
1 x 70cl Bottle Alcohol by Volume : 43% Best Served At Room Temperature
£70.99
Suntory Hakushu 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky 70 cl
Nose is basil, pine needle, green apple Palate is sweet pear, mint, kiwi Green tea, subtle smoke finish
£151.50
Nikka Yoichi 10 Year Old Japanese Single Malt Whisky 70cl Bottle
1 x 70cl Bottle Alcohol by Volume : 45% Best Served At Room Temperature
£449.99
Mortlach 15 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl, Six Kingdoms Game of Thrones Limited Edition
Bend the knee. DIAGEO and HBO are proud to introduce the final piece of the exclusive Game of Thrones Limited Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky...
£94.95
Kavalan Ex Bourbon Oak Single Malt Whisky 70cl
Kavalan's Solist Bourbon releases are known for being big, bold and rich. The Bourbon Oak is selected from the same parcels of casks, but diluted...
£81.99
Balcones Texas Single Malt Whiskey, 700ml
Buttered apples, clove-studded orange, molasses and chocolate spread on rye bread. Produced in Waco, TX, USA. Enjoy neat or with a drop of water, and...
£63.89
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Malt Whiskey FAQs

What is malted whiskey?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

A malt whisky, simply means the whisky is made of 100% barley. A single malt means the malt is distilled by one distillery. A double malt means that the whisky is blended, ie. Two different single malts, from two different distilleries mixed together to produce a malt whisky.

What is single malt Whisky?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

Single malt Scotch is single malt whisky made in Scotland. To qualify for this category, a whisky must have been distilled at a single distillery using a pot still distillation process and made from a mash of malted barley.

What is the best single malt whiskey?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00
  • Highland Park. …
  • Aberlour. …
  • The Balvenie. …
  • Laphroaig. …
  • Bowmore. …
  • The Macallan. …
  • Craigellachie. …
  • Ardbeg.
What does malt whiskey taste like?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

Scotch is technically whisky (spelled without the “e”) that has been distilled and matured in Scotland. It is made mostly from malted barley — remember, bourbon is made from corn. Scotch, in layman’s terms, tastes a lot like bourbon, but with a trademark “bite” dragging along the back of your tasting.

Is Chivas Regal single malt?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

Its product, Strathisla single malt, is a key malt component of the blend. In 1997, the Chivas Regal range was expanded with the launch of much older whiskies like the Chivas Regal 18 year old, and in 2007 the new Chivas Regal 25.

Is Johnnie Walker single malt?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

John Walker wanted a consistent Scotch and so he turned his store brand into a blend. (Just a quick reminder, single malts are the product of one distillery, blends are blends from many distilleries.)

Is Malt good for your health?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

Malt extract is a rich source of soluble fiber, which helps improve digestion by optimizing good bacteria and minimizing bad bacteria. … A heart-healthy mix, malt contains fiber, potassium, folate, and vitamin B6, which together lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of cardiac disease.

Why single malt Whisky is so expensive?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

In answer to your question, the reason that malt whisky is so expensive, is because of the work, patience and time that goes into making it. Vodka is much cheaper because it’s ready to bottle as soon as it comes through the still, no maturation required.

Is Jack Daniels blended or single malt?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

Jack Daniels is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, selling whiskey in the world. … They do things a little bit different with American whiskey and Jack Daniels. They use at least 51% corn and the rest is a mixture of barley and wheat. Single malt Scottish whisky uses 100% barley.

Why is it called single malt?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

To be called a single malt whisky in Scotland, a bottle may only contain whisky distilled from malted barley and produced at a single distillery. … If a single malt is mixed with grain whisky, the result is a blended whisky. Single malts can be bottled by the distillery that produced them or by an independent bottler.

How do you drink single malt whiskey?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

As a general rule, it’s recommended that you taste your whisky neat first, and then add a little spring water with your second sip. You don’t want to drown your drink; about 20% water is plenty. Combine the whisky and water by gently shaking the glass (giving it a “shoogle” in Scottish parlance).

What is the difference between whiskey and malt whiskey?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

Malt whiskey is whiskey produced from grains that were 100% malted. This generally means that the mash bill was 100% barley. Scotch malt whisky is required by law to be 100% barley. … Grain whiskey is anything else, typically containing corn, wheat or rye in addition or instead of barley.

Which is better single malt or double malt?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

However, the simple explanation is that a singlemalt scotch comes from only one distillery and often refers to scotch that comes from one batch. A doublemalt scotch is less common — it is what is referred to as a vatted malt whiskey.

What is a good single malt scotch?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00
  • Springbank 10 Year Old 100 Proof. Campbeltown. …
  • Royal Lochnagar 12 Year Old. The Highlands. …
  • The Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year Old. Speyside. …
  • Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old. Islay. …
  • Highland Park 18 Year Old. Orkney Islands. …
  • The Macallan Cask Strength. The Highlands. …
  • Scapa 16 Year Old the Orcadian. …
  • Glenkinchie 1991 Distillers Edition.
What is difference between single malt and scotch?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

A single malt whisky is that which is made from water and malted barley, and is distilled at a single distillery. A blended Scotch whisky is called so when a malt whisky is mixed with grain whisky. Confusion rules when we say single malt; what it actually refers to is a single producer or distillery.

Is Glenfiddich single malt?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

Glenfiddich (Scottish English: [gl?n’f?d?ç]) is a Speyside single malt Scotch whisky produced by William Grant & Sons in Dufftown, Scotland. … Glenfiddich is the world’s best-selling singlemalt whisky and also the most awarded at the International Spirits Challenge.

What is so special about single malt Whisky?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

A single malt is made with malted barley in pot stills at a single distillery. The goal is to achieve very distinctive flavors and nuances that exemplify a single distillery’s style. A blended scotch whisky is made by combining several single malts with wheat and/or corn whiskies in column stills.

What is special about single malt whiskey?2020-05-19T12:08:40+00:00

A single malt is defined as whisky made from malted barley, at a single distillery, aged for at least three years in either American oak or European (Spanish) oak casks, and bottled at a minimum ABV of 40%. You’d be amazed at the number of people that think ‘Single Malt‘ means ‘single cask’.

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