Tag: Single malt

Dist-opia: visiting The Glenrothes, Speyside

The Glenrothes has been making some of Speyside’s finest Scotch whisky since 1879 – but it’s an humble operation, as Alexis Self discovers on a trip north of the border

Introducing the Glenrothes Soleo Collection

The Glenrothes’ Soleo Collection marks a new chapter in the distillery’s 140-year history. Alexis Self spoke to Gordon Motion and Stuart Cassells to find out what sets the collection apart from its predecessors

Savour the summer of ’69

While Bryan Adams was buying his first six-string, the distillers at The Glenrothes were otherwise occupied producing a rather remarkable single-malt. Released this spring, cask #11485 is a a whisky to savour, as Ronnie Cox, our spirits ambassador, explains… In 1969, one of my cousins bought a Mini from Sandy Shaw, the singer, with the […]

A meditation on single-malt: tasting Glenlivet 1982

Ethan Newton (yes, him with the beard) – renowned menswear tailor, Hong Kong resident, bon viveur and surely one of the world’s most stylish whisky drinkers – recently unstoppered an Own Label 1982 Glenlivet. Here are his musings… I don’t profess to a particularly sophisticated palate, nor a sophisticated frame encompassing it, nor discerning tastes […]