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Single Malts Direct, The Macallan, Highland Park, The Glenrothes - Toasting the Bard - Robert Burns Birthday - 25th January

Whether you have an invitation to a formal traditional Burns Supper or are planning a simple affair at home with haggis neeps and tatties, choose from the following single malts for a fine dram to toast our national bard on his birthday - 25th January.

Highland Park 12yo

Lauded “the greatest all rounder in the world of malt whisky” by the late drinks writer Michael Jackson, Highland Park 12 year old single malt, boasts a rich full flavour with hints of honey and peat with a soft, long rounded finish. This award winning Orcadian malt is the perfect tipple to serve alongside some haggis. (RRP £28.74, available at multiple retailers including Asda, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Waitrose, Morrisons, Co-op, Somerfield and Oddbins or online at www.highlandpark.co.uk). See the full range of Highland Park Single Malt Whisky

10 yr old bottle

Balanced with oak and fruit flavours with hints of heather honey, the soft and malty The Macallan Fine Oak 10 Years Old makes an ideal introduction to the range. The award winning Fine Oak range was heralded to be “by far the best range of non-vintage whiskies to be launched by any one distillery for possibly the last decade.” (RRP £27.75, available at multiple retailers including Asda, Tesco, Co-op, Oddbins or online at www.themacallan.com). See the full range of Macallan Single Malts Whisky  

The Glenrothes Select Reserve 700ml LR

Laden with notes of ripe fruits, citrus, vanilla and hints of spice, The Glenrothes Select Reserve typifies the Speyside distillery house style.  A vatting of casks distilled in different years, Select Reserve is presented in the iconic Glenrothes bottle and is the very essence of The Glenrothes range (RRP £33.45, available at Sainsbury’s, Oddbins, House of Fraser, Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Wine Rack, specialist whisky retailers or online at www.theglenrothes.com).


Other Robert Burns offer from Single Malts Direct and a bit of back ground details about Burns Night

January 25th is the birth of Scotland's, if not the world's most famous poet, Robbie Burns. Burns was born in Alloway, Ayrshire in 1759 and died at the tender age of 37 in 1796. He was to cram much into his short-life, rising from poor tenant farmer to national celebrity and left behind a rich legacy of work. More than ten thousand people attended his funeral but Burns' popularity had reached an entirely new level in the years since his passing.

Whisky played a prominent role in the life of Burns and features regularly throughout his work - the Bard was reputed to have said that "Whisky and freedom gang the gither". Therefore, please raise a glass of whisky and toast the life of an extraordinary Scotsman.

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Glengoyne 1967 Christmas Day Single Malt Whisky ~ 43% ~ 70cl

Region: Highland  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Carsebridge 41 Year Old  1976 (cask 12768) - Xtra Old Particular (Doug Grain Whisky
Carsebridge 41 Year Old 1976 (cask 12768) - Xtra Old Particular (Doug Grain Whisky ~ 50.8% ~ 70cl

Region: Lowland  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Littlemill 22 Year Old 1990 (cask 3045) - The Duncan Taylor Single Single Malt Whisky
Littlemill 22 Year Old 1990 (cask 3045) - The Duncan Taylor Single Single Malt Whisky ~ 53.5% ~ 70cl

Region: Lowland  ~  Type:   Scottish


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The Old Blend Scotch Whisky of the White Horse Cellar (37.5cl) - 1955 Blended Whisky ~ 40% ~ 38cl

Region: Other Scotch  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Glencadam 28 Year Old 1989 (cask 7455) Single Malt Whisky
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Bunnahabhain 1989 (bottled 2016) (cask 6084) - Samaroli Single Malt Whisky
Bunnahabhain 1989 (bottled 2016) (cask 6084) - Samaroli Single Malt Whisky ~ 47.1% ~ 70cl

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Port Ellen 30 Year Old 1979 - Old Malt Cask Commemorative (Douglas Lai Single Malt Whisky
Port Ellen 30 Year Old 1979 - Old Malt Cask Commemorative (Douglas Lai Single Malt Whisky ~ 55.6% ~ 70cl

Region: Islay  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Littlemill 20 Year Old - Royal Wedding Celebration (Hart Brothers) Single Malt Whisky
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Port Ellen 28 Year Old 1979 - 7th Release (2007 Special Release) Single Malt Whisky ~ 53.7% ~ 70cl

Region: Islay  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Noh Karuizawa 32 Year Old 1977 Cask 4592 Single Malt Whisky
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