One of the most divisive style factors in whisky, smoke is loved passionately by many and reviled by plenty. But, between sweet, smoke-free Speysides and peat monster Islays lies a diverse spectrum of smoke that we believe offers something surprising for everyone to enjoy.
Sherry-matured whiskiesare full of Christmas flavours, with notes of dried and stewed fruits, and sweet festive spices like cinnamon and ginger. Some of these drams are like liquid Christmas cake. It's the perfect gift for any whisky fan.
If you're not already familiar with Loch Lomond Distillery, they have one of the most unique and complex distillery set-ups around. That gives them the ability to make whisky with huge variety of flavour and styles, unlike any other Scotch distillery.
Marked from the southern border with England to just north of its two major cities, Edinburgh and Glasgow, Lowland whisky has been most associated with a light, floral style of whisky. Here's the best of what the Lowlands has to offer.