Against The Grain - The Collection
Lot number: 020014
Winning bid: £360
UK wine and whisky retailer Oddbins selected nine of the special Against The Grain single cask bottles . All 70cl and bottled at 46% These 9 bottles and a tasting glass are presented as a single lot. A fantastic opportunity to get the complete collection in one fell swoop.
Borratolls: Almost certainly Caol Ila, given that Borratolls is its water source. Distilled 19 October 1996, bottled 14 August 2008. From cask 16115, refill sherry hogshead. One of 376.
Dead Leg: Cask 24, refill Sherry hogshead, turned out 381 bottles of soft whisky with a sweet, toffee nose plus underlying fruit notes and a peaty, spicy and aromatic flavour. One of 381.Distilled 31 October 1990, bottled 7 November 2006.
Dreaded Lurgie: The last bottle in the series; The "Dreaded Lurgie" is a single cask bottling of Glenburgie 1990 (bottled 2006). One of 758. Single cask no 125165, first fill sherry. Distilled Sept 11 1990, bottled November 7, 2006
Eagle Eyed: Ardmore? Imperial? Somewhere that eagles fly. One of 430. Distilled Sept 12, 1994, bottled March10, 2010
Glen Mhor: - 24 years old from 1982 and is one of 190
Glencadam: an 18 year old, distilled in 1987 and bottled in 2005. One of 232 bottles.
Raison D'Etre: 70cl and bottled at 46%, this Raison D'Etre is purported to be a Blair Athol, though there are others who doubt this. Anyhow, it was distilled on 22 June 1990 and bottled on 25 September 2008. One of 305 bottles.
Treacle Treat: The Treacle Treat is a play on words and although the Distillery is not listed on the bottle, it was widely thought to be from Benromach. It was distilled on 22 October 1991, and bottled on 25 September 2008 making it a 16 Year Old expression. One of 334 bottles.
Wax and Wane: The Wax and Wane is a play on words and although the distillery is not listed on the bottle, it was widely thought to be from Dailuaine from Speyside. Distilled Sept 22 1993 and bottled Nov 6 2006. One of 353 bottles,