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Top 10 Thirty Year Old Single Malts

We choose ten of the finest single malt whiskies from our range that have spent three decades in cask before bottling. Truly remarkable drams from some of the world's greatest distillers.

Blair Athol 30 Year Old Jam on Toast Wemyss Malts
HED46578 / 70cl / 50.6%
£275.00
Situated in the picturesque town of Pitlochry, Blair Athol Distillery is a major contributor to the Bell`s Blend, one of the most popular blended whiskies in the UK. ‘Jam on Toast’ is an independent release from Wemyss Malts, the Scotch whisky makers owned by the family of the same name. Distilled in 1991, the spirit spent 30 years in a first-fill sherry hogshead and was bottled at 50.6% ABV. It offers rich fruit flavours, with a slightly savoury edge and a spicy finish. Only 237 bottles were produced.

 

Glen Grant 30 Year Old Xtra Old Particular
HED45799 / 70cl / 46.9%
£495.00
Bottled by Douglas Laing & Co. as part of their XOP (XTra Old Particular) range, this is a 30-year-old single malt distilled at Glen Grant in 1991. The whisky was matured in a single refill hogshead for three decades, developing much of its current depth and complexity. There is plenty of black fruits on the nose, paired nicely with grassy notes. The palate includes a sweet layer of caramel custard and chocolate, balanced by fresh, zesty hints of lemon and orange. JA limited release of only 254 bottles.

 

Loch Lomond 30 Year Old
HED46537 / 70cl / 47%
£580.00
The present Loch Lomond Distillery was established in 1964 and whisky production began in the following year. The business has changed hands several times and it now owned by the Asia-based Hillhouse Capital Group. This 30-year-old expression was matured in hand-picked American Oak barrels and finished in Oloroso sherry, adding additional layers of complexity to the finished product. Expect a green fruit character including lime, kiwi and gooseberries.

 

Benriach 30 Year Old The Thirty
HED45171 / 70cl / 46%
£645.00
Matured for at least 30 years in sherry casks, bourbon barrels, virgin oak casks and port casks from the Douro Valley, this is a whisky that commands respect. During long maturation, sweet Speyside smoke integrates harmoniously with the fruit, malt and oak. A fantasia of dark fruits, rich walnut and velvety oak spice with a long, complex, smoked honey finish. A true Morayshire single malt if there ever was one.

 

Talisker 30 Year Old (Bottled 2022)
HED21149 / 70cl / 49.6%
£975.00
For three long decades, this exceptional Talisker has gracefully matured in American oak casks. The coastal smoke, once robust, now embraces a delightful mellowness, intertwining with peppery tones. Revel in the indulgence of ripe orchard fruits and seductive nuances of salted caramel. Talisker`s distinguished craftsmanship shines through in this truly exceptional expression from the renowned distillery nestled on the Isle of Skye.

 

Highland Park 30 Year Old 45.2%
HED79741 / 70cl / 45.2%
£985.00
Founded in 1798, Highland Park is situated in Kirkwall, one of twenty islands that are part of the remote Orkney Islands. This 30-year-old expression was created from fewer than 20 casks laid down in 1989 and earlier years. It’s the result of a trio of different cask types, including ex-bourbon and first-fill sherry seasoned casks. Expect notes of citrus fruit, dark chocolate, soft caramel and spices.

 

Bowmore 30 Year Old (2020 Release)
HED40663 / 70cl / 45.3%
£2,695.00
Distilled in 1989, this rare single malt whisky has been carefully nurtured for three decades in our finest Sherry hogsheads and Bourbon barrels. Bottled at a cask strength of 45.3%, this 30-Year-Old is a celebration of Bowmore’s rich fruity and subtly smoky style. With only 2580 bottles available in 2020, Bowmore 30-Year-Old inspired by the terrain that surrounds the Bowmore Distillery and the legendary landscape that defines our whisky. Capturing the art of time, this whisky takes cues from the detailed markings on driftwood and the refined polish of sea glass, reflecting its eternal connection with Islay .

 

Macallan 30 Year Old Double Cask
HED45136 / 70cl / 43%
£3,990.00
This is a perfectly balanced Macallan single malt, matured for 30 years in sherry seasoned American and European oak casks. The nose evokes aromas of fresh honeycomb, toffee, red apples, figs and vanilla pods. The palate brings together a smooth melody of cinnamon, ginger, Madagascan vanilla, dried fruits and oak.

 

Hibiki 30 Year Old
HED45989 / 70cl / 43%
£7,500.00
The Hibiki brand was first launched in 1989 to mark Suntory’s 60th anniversary, and it has ever since become as a benchmark for Japanese blended whisky. This is the award-winning 30-year-old expression, a blend of Yamazaki malt whiskies and mild grain whiskies aged for a minimum or 30 years. Bottled at 43% ABV, expect notes of oak, spices, vanilla, sandalwood.

 

Macallan Fine and Rare 30 Year Old Cask 6098
HED8546 / 70cl / 60.6%
£15,000.00
The Macallan distillery was founded in 1824 in Craigellachie, Moray. Famous for their use of ex-Sherry casks, Macallan has become one of the world`s most sought-after single malts in recent years.