Old Pulteney

Old Pulteney 12 year old

Posted 08 June 2017

Old Pulteney 12 year old was first released in 1997 as part of Inver House Distillers repositioning of Old Pulteney into a single malt brand. The entry-level whisky is primarily matured in ex-bourbon barrels.

52.21 Tropical Breezes Fill the Sails

Posted 09 November 2017

Old Pulteney makes a rare appearance with a bottling distilled on 18 June 2001. It spent 14 years in an ex-Bourbon barrel before being moved over to a 1st fill ex-wine hogshead for another year of maturation. One of 219 bottles. Deep, Rich & Dried Fruits flavour profile.

Old Pulteney 17 year old

Posted 08 June 2017

Old Pulteney's 17 year old was launched in 2004. It is a matured in both ex-bourbon casks and Spanish sherry casks (both Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez).

Old Pulteney 21 year old

Posted 08 June 2017

Old Pulteney's flagship core product is the 21 year old. It was released in 2005 and is a combination of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks, including Oloroso and fino sherries. It was named the best whisky in the world in Jim Murray’s whisky bible in 2012 and has picked up a string of gold medal awards since.

Old Pulteney 1989 Vintage

Posted 24 July 2017

Tasting whiskies which have already won awards is a tricky business. It’s all too easy to be either be disappointed when the expected existential experience fails to materialise – or simply to forget, that at the end of the day it’s all a matter of opinion, and in the case of whisky awards, that opinion was probably not yours. Old Pulteney’s 1989 Vintage took the gong of ‘World’s Best Single Malt Whisky’ at the 2016 World Whisky Awards. This is no mean feat if you cast your eye over the wide competition it was up against.

Old Pulteney 1984 31 year old bottled for MacKay's Hotel

Posted 07 August 2017

Well-aged Old Pulteney is not something you’ll see every day of the week. The maritime malt is available in many different guises, and there are sporadic independent bottlings of all ages to seek out, but bottlings that have been matured over 30+ years are a fairly infrequent sighting and are much harder to come by. But, there are options, and as is often the case, they’re provided to us by the ever-excellent Gordon & MacPhail.