from Oban
The port of Oban lies in a perfectly sheltered harbour, acting as principle seaport for the surrounding isles. Its temperate climate makes it particularly hospital for a Western Highland locale. This beautiful paradox of brine, heather and peat is mirrored in Oban's fine single malt Whisky.

Oban issues a range of official bottlings which currently include a 14 year, a 14 year distiller's edition, an 18 year and the Little Bay single malt, which has no age statement . Previous releases include 12, 13, 20, 21 and 32 year expressions. The Oban 14 is easiest to find and stands as an exemplar of the West Highland style, winning gold at the 2016 San Francisco Spirits Compteition. It's been included in Diageo's ,"Classic Malt Series", since the series began in 1987.

Oban's flavour profile is rich with complex notions of land and sea. Sweet hay, salt spray and cool morning smoke swirl through the glass. While not perfect for everyone, if you enjoy this style Oban Whisky is some of the best you'll get.

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