Friday, May 18, 2018


Ian Macleod Distillers, has today announced the launch of a new Cask Strength expression, from its Glengoyne Highland single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch No. 6 (59.8% ABV) has been matured in a combination of first fill European oak sherry casks, American oak sherry butts and refill sherry butts.

Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch 6

This latest Glengoyne release, is said to deliver notes of ripe banana, warm baked custard, peppered strawberries, digestive biscuits, soft oak and sherbet on the palate. Followed by notes of rosehip syrup, demerara sugar and gooseberries on the palate.

Commenting on the launch, Katy Macanna, Brand Manager for Glengoyne, said: “We are absolutely delighted to introduce Cask Strength No. 6, the first ever exclusively sherry oak-matured expression in the Cask Strength Series.  As tradition dictates for the Glengoyne Collection, this single malt has a deep golden colour, created by time and cask alone. This most pure of expressions, with its unwavering quality and intense flavours of demerara sugar and gooseberry, imparted from years in sherry oak casks, is sure to delight whisky lovers around the world.”

Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch No. 6, will be available later this month from specialist retailers, for a RRP of £54.99.

Posted by Steve Rush