Tasting Notes / Bottles by Claxtons



Auchroisk 25 year old (Claxtons)
Auchroisk 25 year old (Claxtons)

Another single cask example from Claxtons, i really enjoyed their Bruichladdich Rioja finish so had high hopes for this old Singleton.

Ben Nevis 17 year old (Claxtons)
Ben Nevis 17 year old (Claxtons)

Another single cask example from Claxtons, I've enjoyed a good amount of different drams from Claxtons and this was yet another.

Bruichladdich 11yr Rioja Cask (Claxtons)
Bruichladdich 11yr Rioja Cask (Claxtons)

Another new independent bottler! i hear you cry, there's already too many of them producing damn good whisky! but yet here comes another.

Bruichladdich 2002 16 Year Old (Claxtons)
Bruichladdich 2002 16 Year Old (Claxtons)

Bruichladdich is a distillery i have a real connection with normally, and there is a Bruichladdich in my top 5 every drams, this particular example was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.

Bunnahabhain 2002 (Claxtons)
Bunnahabhain 2002 (Claxtons)

Another single cask example from Claxtons, I've een lucky enough to try a few from their range now and was looking forward to trying this Bunnahabhain.

Claxtons Teaninich 1999 19 Years Old
Claxtons Teaninich 1999 19 Years Old

This Teaninch, a distillery i haven't had a huge amount of, was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.

Dumbarton 1986 32 Year Old (Claxtons)
Dumbarton 1986 32 Year Old (Claxtons)

Dumbarton Distillery is a Single Grain i've not had as much of as i would have liked, closed and the production moved to Strathclyde Distillery, i've enjoyed all of the Dumbarton i've had before, this dram was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.

Glenrothes 1997 19yr (Claxtons)
Glenrothes 1997 19yr (Claxtons)

Another single cask example from Claxtons, this time a heavy sherried whisky from Glenrothes.

Ledaig 2008 10 Year Old (Claxtons)
Ledaig 2008 10 Year Old (Claxtons)

Ledaig, or heavily peated Tobermory, is one of those really popular drams amongst whisky enthusiasts who know that it might have a dirty funk, but that it works so well with peat and sweet! This dram was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.

Springbank 1996 22 Year Old (Claxtons)
Springbank 1996 22 Year Old (Claxtons)

Springbank, the distillery that seems to cause many whisky fans to get a little over excited, is one i enjoy but don't get too excited about. This dram of Springbank 22 was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.