Old Pulteney Navigator
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Old Pulteney
  • Age NAS
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation Ex-Sherry and ex-Bourbon oak casks
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • orange
  • dates
  • caramel
  • milk chocolate
  • honey
  • spicy
  • slightly sweet
  • vanilla
  • salty

Old Pulteney

Navigator (0.75l, 46%)
Price $75.98

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The smart Whisky lover will find his way to Old Pulteney Navigator.

If you look at a map of Scotland, there is a little point at the top … that’s where the little towns of Wick and Pulteney town are located, and that is where Old Pulteney Distillery calls home. Back when they built it in 1826, the only way in or out was by boat, and that was just fine because it kept the constables and tax collectors away. This is a Highland Whisky, which makes sense because if they were any higher in latitude, Santa Claus would be living next door. At last count they produced 24 different bottlings and specialty offerings — all from their classic single-malt line — and have won tons of awards.

Located on the farthest northern reaches of Scotland, Old Pulteney is greatly influenced by seafaring and the rugged men who worked the sea. So they have a tradition of naming Whiskies after nautical themes. Each year they sponsor a “Round the World” yacht race, and on their clipper-ship entry in the 2013-14 race they sent the first case of their new Whisky — Old Pulteney Navigator — on board for a trip around the world. It’s a classic Highland-style dram drawn from a combination of ex-Sherry and ex-Bourbon oak casks and bottled at a perfect 46% ABV with no chill filtration or artificial colors.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Old Pulteney
  • Age NAS
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation Ex-Sherry and ex-Bourbon oak casks
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Brass

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Green apple and honey up front with chocolate in the background

Flavor / Taste / Palate 
Dates and oranges with a hint of caramel

Finish
A surprising hint of sea-spray in the medium-length finish
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  • orange
  • dates
  • caramel
  • milk chocolate
  • honey
  • spicy
  • slightly sweet
  • vanilla
  • salty
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Pulteneytown was once the herring fishing capital of Europe, with as many as 1,000 boats at harbor in its port. The sheer number of sailors in town contributed to the local govt. shutting off the taps for prohibition.
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.
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.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Pulteneytown was once the herring fishing capital of Europe, with as many as 1,000 boats at harbor in its port. The sheer number of sailors in town contributed to the local govt. shutting off the taps for prohibition.
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.
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.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
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