The category 'malt whisky' contains the following sub-categories.
This is 'THE' malt whisky making region of Scotland! Speyside is like a home from home for many of us, with its sweeping valleys and a distillery around every corner. A malt heaven!
Geographically, this is the largest whisky making region. Malts vary widely in taste - from the 'salty' coasts of the north to the 'spicy' lands in the east. Much to be explored.
Islay is truly a special place for malt whisky lovers. Only 25 miles long with eight distilleries, its whisky is known for its smokiness and phenolic traits!
The Islands of Scotland are renowned for their exposure to the natural elements. The character of these malts lies somewhere between the Highland and Islay regions.
The first stage of the malt whisky 'journey of discovery'. The Lowlands represents a good introduction to whisky. Light and sweet in flavour they make excellent apértifs.
Now with only two operational distilleries on the peninsula, at one time Campbeltown was 'the' major whisky producing region. The spirit is still held in high regard today and rightly deserves a heading of its own.
We have some of our older and more precious whiskies here.
Blended malt is a mix of various malt whiskies from different distilleries. The blend of malts balances their characteristics to create arguably the best of the best.