By: David Driscoll
K&L Staff Member
I still get a reasonable amount of requests for old whiskies from "closed" distilleries, especially the ones that went down in the early eighties due to the whisky economy at the time: Port Ellen, Brora, Banff, and others. But while those whiskies will cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars per bottle at this point, there's another little guy that went silent from that era called Carsebridge; albeit this facility made grain whisky, not single malt. It's because of that fact that we're able to offer a little rarity like this at full proof for $99.99 rather than some other astronomical price. The 33 year age statement should be enough to move most drinkers as is, but that little factoid definitely helps add a bit of romanticism. Carsebridge closed forever in 1983, but the story goes on in this bottle, smooth and round with supple, soft oak flavors and a finish that's as smooth as silk.