Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rare and selected Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Highland Park is next to Scapa the only distillery on the island of Orkney and the history of the most northerly distillery in Scotland began in 1798 when Magnus Eunson started on the grounds of the distillery black burn. 1825 Built Robert Borwick today s distillery, which was awarded in 1826 its official elle license. Until 1869 it remained in the possession of Borwicks, followed by several changes of ownership. 1890 acquired James Grant Distillery and left them in 1898 from two to four stills expand. From 1918 to 1937 where it was acquired by the Highland Distillers Group, the distillery was shut down. From 1997 to 2005 the employee operated the Scapa distillery, in compensation for the fact they were allowed to share the local warehouses. The water of the members of the region Islands distillery comes from Cattie Maggie s Quarry, an old quarry, which is fed by an underground spring. The distillery is one of the few that still himself in his own malts and is still working on very traditional and grand manner. The malt is kilned in their own Kilns what peat is used from the nearby, covered with heather, Hobbister Moor. The malt produced has 20 ppm of phenol and mixed with purchased externally unot peated malt from the mainland. The whisky from Highland Park is considered Orkney typically be very strong, is provided with a distinctive smokiness and has malt and heather on the taste. The finish is lingering and warm. Especially old single cask bottlings and the 25 and 30-year-old Highland Park malt whiskies have excellent quality and have received several awards for this.

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