Thursday, March 31, 2022


William Grant & Sons, has today announced that it is releasing an exclusive limited-edition bottling of Glenfiddich, to raise funds to help with the long-term support of the people of Ukraine.

The Glenfiddich Spirit of Speyside – 2022 Edition (60% ABV) which was created by Malt Master Brian Kinsman, is a cask strength single malt Scotch whisky, matured in a combination of virgin American oak, ex bourbon oak and refill American oak barrels.

Glenfiddich Spirit of Speyside - 2022 Edition

The Glenfiddich Spirit of Speyside, is a long-established bottling highly sought after by the whisky community. This year a special 2022 edition of just 460 bottles will be auctioned on from between May 5th and 9th.

The Glenfiddich Spirit of Speyside – 2022, is said to deliver notes of zesty fruit, peanut brittle, vanilla oak and ripe, red berry fruits on the nose, followed by notes of crystallised ginger, creamy rice pudding and toasted pecans on the palate.

Commenting on the news, Claudia Falcone, Glenfiddich’s Global Brand Director, said: “Our teams around the world have been so shocked by the continuing impact of the conflict on the people of Ukraine and neighbouring countries that we decided to do what we can to help. We have decided to use this year’s Spirit of Speyside exclusive bottling to raise as much money as possible to support the Disasters Emergency Committee and their invaluable efforts in helping Ukrainian citizens and refugees on their long road to recovery in the months ahead.”

Glenfiddich has a long history of producing an exclusive bottling to honour the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. This year’s event will take place between April 27th and May 2nd.

Posted by Steve Rush