• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Highland Park
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • fire
  • sherry
  • smoky
  • oak
  • berries
  • bitter
  • earthy
  • salty
  • spicy

Highland Park

1970 - Rare Old (Gordon and MacPhail) (0.7l, 43%)
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Distilled in 1970 at the Highland Park distillery and aged in sherry before bottling by Gordon and MacPhail in 2008.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Highland Park
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • fire
  • sherry
  • smoky
  • oak
  • berries
  • bitter
  • earthy
  • salty
  • spicy
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Character Dogson
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Hobbister Moor is a landmark in Scotland famous for its peat. Because there are no trees on the land to blend in the peat, it has a slightly lighter aroma.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Hobbister Moor is a landmark in Scotland famous for its peat. Because there are no trees on the land to blend in the peat, it has a slightly lighter aroma.
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