Tasting Notes / Bottles from Highland Park



Highland Park 12 Year Old
Highland Park 12 Year Old

The very last of my Highland Park bo7

Highland Park 12 Year Old (Oddity)
Highland Park 12 Year Old (Oddity)

Anyone in the whisky industry knows that each and every bottle of single malt can be different,

Highland Park 12yr Cask 1140 (World Duty Free Gatwick Exclusive)
Highland Park 12yr Cask 1140 (World Duty Free Gatwick Exclusive)

I have a love hate relationship with Highland Park with some being ones i love and others i don't so when i was invited to join a twitter tasting to sample the new 12 year old single cask which will be exclusive to London Gatwick airport i jumped at the chance.

Highland Park 14 Year Old (Old Malt Cask)
Highland Park 14 Year Old (Old Malt Cask)

Part of a wee selection of Highland Park whiskies this dram really is a great example of what can be done.

Highland Park 16yr Gordon and MacPhail (The Whisky Exchange Exclusive)
Highland Park 16yr Gordon and MacPhail (The Whisky Exchange Exclusive)

Another The Whisky Exchange Exclusive this time a Highland Park 16 year old bottled on their behalf by Gordon and MacPhail.

Highland Park 17 Year Old, Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Highland Park 17 Year Old, Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

This Highland Park 17 Year Old, Old Particular was tasted back in April 2014 on a visit to Douglas Laing HQ in Glasgow.

Highland Park 18 Year Old
Highland Park 18 Year Old

There are some bottles you wish were bottled at a slightly higher strength, this Highland Park 18 Year Old is one of them.

Highland Park 18 Year Old Glenkeir Treasures (The Whisky Shop)
Highland Park 18 Year Old Glenkeir Treasures (The Whisky Shop)

Yesterday I reviewed the The Whisky Shop's Isle of Jura 21 Year Old today its the turn of the Highland Park 18 year Old from their Glenkeir Treasures range

Highland Park 2000 The Library Collection (Edinburgh Whisky)
Highland Park 2000 The Library Collection (Edinburgh Whisky)

After the first blend from Edinburgh Whisky I was interested to try this single cask bottling from them also.

Highland Park 21 Year Old
Highland Park 21 Year Old

We recently had the pleasure of Daryl Haldane (@darylhaldane) from Highland Park coming out to visit us at Livingston Whisky Club

Highland Park 21 yo 1989 Banyuls Finish (Murray McDavid)
Highland Park 21 yo 1989 Banyuls Finish (Murray McDavid)

Blind review of the Highland Park 21 yo 1989 Banyuls Finish Murray McDavid

Highland Park 21yr XOP (Douglas Laing)
Highland Park 21yr XOP (Douglas Laing)

Another single cask Highland Park this is from the Douglas Laing XOP range, a 21 year old from what looks again to be ex-bourbon which really works for me.

Highland Park 28yr Executive Decision (Douglas Laing)
Highland Park 28yr Executive Decision (Douglas Laing)

Executive Decision is the non UK version of Douglas Laing's Directors Cut branding with the liquid split between the two brands.

Highland Park 40 Year Old
Highland Park 40 Year Old

I've had some good drams in the past couple of years, and being a Whisky Blogger has meant i've had access to some of the best whisky on the market.

Highland Park 8 Year Old (The Macphails Collection)
Highland Park 8 Year Old (The Macphails Collection)

Part of a wee selection of Highland Park whiskies this dram really is worth the money

Highland Park Dark Origins
Highland Park Dark Origins

Another really interesting No age statement dram from Highland Park showing that it is possible to create some lovely rounded drams that dont have to have the youthfulness of others.

Highland Park Fire Edition
Highland Park Fire Edition

I was really excited about this release, I like Highland Park, especially the ex-bourbon matured variants, and i love port matured whisky so this sounded right up my street.

Highland Park Freya
Highland Park Freya

Initially tasted as part of the #HPsecretTT held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) of The Whisky Wire and Highland Park, although i have also tasted further from an official sample from Highland Park

Highland Park Loki
Highland Park Loki

Part of the Gods series from Highland Park this is Loki.

Highland Park Loyalty of the Wolf 14 Year Old
Highland Park Loyalty of the Wolf 14 Year Old

Highland Park over the years have produced some really interesting drams, and their Travel Retail ranges have been ones I've liked a good number of before