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Port Ellen 1978 35 Year Old Sherry Butt Old & Rare Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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Whiskey: Port Ellen 1978 35 Year Old Sherry Butt Old & Rare Islay Single Malt Scotch

A 1978 vintage Port Ellen from independent bottler Hunter Laing as part of its Old & Rare series. Distilled in September, it was aged for 35 years in a sherry butt before 231 bottles were yielded in October 2013. The distillery with a cult following sadly closed in 1983 and bottlings are becoming increasingly sought-after.

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Size: 700ML

Proof: 113 (56.5% ABV)

Age: 35 Year

Origin: Scotland

Distillery: Port Ellen

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Detailed Description

A single cask expression from the now closed Islay distillery of Port Ellen. Distilled in September 1978 and aged for 35 years in a refill butt until bottling in October 2013 by family-run independent bottler, Hunter Laing & Co. Just 231 bottles were filled, each one at a natural cask strength of 56.5% abv.

Port Ellen 1978 35 Year Old Sherry Butt Old & Rare Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: Rich and peaty.

Palate: Sweet with honey and waves of peat smoke.

Finish: Long and rich with thick honey.

Distillery Information

Port Ellen was founded in 1825, on the south side of Islay, by A.K. Mackay & Co. The Ramsay family operated the distillery from 1833 to 1920, when they sold Port Ellen to Buchana-Dewars, who formed a new company to oversee Port Ellen's affairs.

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