Welcome to a journey through excellence in whisky appreciation! In this blog post, we delve into the world of premium spirits with a spotlight on Whiskys.co.uk's finest offerings.

Join us as we explore the top selections that have captivated the palates of whisky enthusiasts worldwide. From award-winning single malts to rare blends, get ready to discover the best in class from Whiskys.co.uk's collection of top-selling whiskies.

Filey Bay Porter Cask Special Release #1 

This brand new special release from Spirit of Yorkshire is no surprise to be a best seller releasing on Good Friday 29th March 2024, the latest special limited release is sure to excite fans and collectors alike as only 2000 bottles were produced for this  first batch release. 

The ex-PX and ex-Bourbon casks chosen for this release were originally filled in the spring and autumn of 2017. Disgorged years later the whisky from the ex-PX casks formed the Sherry Cask Reserve #2 while the whisky from the ex-Bourbon casks was integrated into the Flagship System. From here they were then refilled with Wold Top Brewery's 'Marmalade Porter' and tucked away on the farm to now mature the beer.

Tasting Notes

Fruity and complex with flavours of orange chocolate, roasted malt, baked apples and candied fruits.

Grab a bottle here before we run out of our limited supply: 


Macallan Lumina 2018 

An exquisite choice from one most recognised names in whisky of Macallan, the Lumina is part of the quest collection from Macallan orginally released as a travel boutiques exclusive. 

Discover the exquisite taste of Macallan Lumina 2018. Crafted with expertise, this limited edition whiskey boasts a smooth and balanced flavor with a hint of citrus and warm spices. At 43% ABV, it's perfect for those looking for a sophisticated and refined drinking experience.

Tasting Notes:

Nose Poached pear and stewed apples, with a kick of black pepper underneath. Some treacle tart notes, too.

Palate Caramelised nuts dusted with cinnamon, a whiff of waxy peels, guava.

Finish Fizzy oak and ground nutmeg.

Order a bottle here: https://whiskys.co.uk/products/macallan-lumina-2018

 Lochlea Ploughing Second Crop

  For this particular pick we had a very difficult time deciding which Lochlea to feature as all in the range are exceptional finishes worthy of a place, The Ploughing was the latest release from the range in early January boasts a limited release schedule, hand-selected to align with farming seasons and a selection for those that love the peaty finishes. 

Mellowed in ex-islay barrels, each sip offers a unique and expertly crafted flavor. Embrace the changing seasons and experience the true taste of Lochlea. Barrels once held peated 10-year-old whisky, imparting deliciously earthy flavours.

Distillery's Tasting Notes:

Nose: Fresh green apple, signature Lochlea cereal

Palate: Succulent fruit, freshly cut summer hay

Finish: Sea salt, lingering peaty embers

Experience the Lochlea Ploughing youself  https://whiskys.co.uk/products/lochlea-ploughing-second-crop

Glen Scotia Festival 2021 Bordeaux Red Wine 10 Year Old 

With whisky festival season just around the corner, now is the time to bolster collections with a bottle from one of the most famous festivals special releases from 2021, the Glen Scotia 2021 Festival Release Bordeaux Red Wine Finish. Every year Glen Scotia release a limited edition to celebrate the festival.

This is the first year Glen Scotia has selected unpeated spirit for its festival bottling. Matured initially in first-fill bourbon barrels and then finished in Bordeaux red wine casks, this 10 year old whisky imbues fruit and spice characters. It couples nicely with the distillery's coastal character.

Tasting Notes

Nose – Berries by the seaside, a nectarine conserve, elegant, more candied notes with a drop of water.

Palate – Apples and red fruits, milk chocolate and brown sugar.

Finish – Chocolate continues, jellies and then hint of hoisin sauce and salted fudge.

Experience this special release yourself by ordering today : https://whiskys.co.uk/products/glen-scotia-festival-2021-borduex-red-wine


Benromach Contrasts 2009 Peat Smoke

Our final highlighted best seller is the a fantastically peaty choice from Benromach , the Contrasts 2009 bottling. Has Phenol level of 42 PPM, and is perfect for those that love the good smoke and peat whiskies. 

 This single malt Scotch whisky features a distinct peat smoke aroma and delivers a palate of smooth, smoky notes with hints of oak and spices. Made by expert distillers, this dram is a must-try for any whisky connoisseur.

Tasting Notes:

Nose Roasted nuts, vanilla pod, earthy barley, cinnamon, ginger, a hint of summer meadow.

Palate More fruit-forward on the palate, with flamed orange peel and a splash of apple. Still packing plenty of peat smoke.

Finish Bonfire embers, brown sugar, grilled pineapple.

Order one today at https://whiskys.co.uk/products/benromach-contrasts-2009-peat-smoke

Whiskys.co.uk's best sellers showcase the epitome of whisky craftsmanship and flavour diversity. From the rich heritage of traditional Scottish single malts to the innovative blends from around the globe, each bottle represents a unique journey for the discerning whisky connoisseur.

Whether you're a seasoned aficionado or a curious newcomer, Whiskys.co.uk offers an unparalleled selection of top-rated whiskies to suit every palate and preference. As you raise your glass to savour the complexity and character of these exceptional spirits, remember that the journey of exploration and enjoyment is endless.

Here's to discovering and savouring the finest whiskies from Whiskys.co.uk's best sellers, enriching our lives one dram at a time. Cheers!


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