The latest Glenfarclas Family Collector Series release showcases a different side to the family-run distillery

Glenfarclas prides itself on being one of the oldest truly independent whisky distilleries. Founded in 1836 and bought by John Grant in 1865, the distillery has remained in the hands of a direct descendent ever since. In tribute to this great heritage, the Glenfarclas Family Collector Series features some very special releases from the famously sherried distillery, and the Glenfarclas 1981 Port Cask IV is no different.

Marking a departure from the typical Oloroso sherry cask matured spirit of the distillery, this expression is the oldest port cask matured release to date from the Ballindalloch-based distillery, boasting 35 years of age compared with 2012’s 31 year old port cask release.

Each bottle in the Family Collector Series comes with a plaque commemorating a member of the great Glenfarclas Grant clan, and this latest release features George S. Grant, custodian of Glenfarclas for 52 years and current Director of Sales George Grant’s grandfather. Bottled at a cask strength of 47.9% abv, this single cask expression laid down during the tenure of George S. Grant is limited to just 521 bottles worldwide.

Glenfarclas 1981 Port Cask IV
£450 Pre-Order Now

More from Glenfarclas


Glenfarclas 21 Year Old with Book
£69 Buy Now

Glenfarclas 1960
£2,300 Buy Now

Glenfarclas 1953
£5,454 Buy Now