OK! The time has finally come when we can start taking pre-arrival reservations for what should shape up as one of the best whiskies we've ever offered at a price that is quite unreal. For $115.99 you are not only getting a 27 year old whisky from one of the most renowned Highland distilleries, you are also getting it at cask strength from a single barrel expression. Many of the Islay distilleries today feel comfortable charging you the same price for a whisky that is far younger and far less complex. This deal is to celebrate the inaugural barrel purchase from our new-found partner A.D. Rattray and the Morrison family. This should be the beginning of something special. If you really want to get an outrageous deal, sign up for the whiskey club and get it for $99.99.
To kick off the beginning of a new cask purchasing partnership between A.D. Rattray's Morrison family and K&L, we are bringing in what may not only be the best deal we've ever offered for a single malt whisky, but what may also be one of the best spirits we've ever offered - period. This single cask of 27 year old Clynelish has been bottled for us unchillfiltered and at barrel strength 60.5% so as not to alter one iota of the whisky's purity. Located in Scotland's Highland region, this legendary distillery is known for its waxy character and robust flavor, making it one of the most intriguing single malts available. To get the chance at a 27 year old expression, which has not been adulterated in any way, for less than $200 a bottle is beyond belief. The whisky is a golden yellow color and showcases a nose full of stonefruit, oil, and wax with a palate that contributes baking spices and grains to the profile. Every drop of this whisky is nothing short of magical and easily rates as one of the finest spirits I have ever tasted. This is the first time we've ever purchased a cask of this magnitude, age, and quality so do not miss out on this opportunity. We hope this will be the first of many special A.D. Rattray casks to come. Only 296 bottles available.
-David Driscoll, K&L Spirits Buyer