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Whisky 18 May

CLAXTON’S WHISKY STOCKISTS

UNITED KINGDOM Leicestershire George Hill of Loughborough, Loughborough – http://www.georgehill.co.uk Lincolnshire The Lincoln Whisky Shop, Lincoln – http://www.lincolnwhiskyshop.co.uk/ Midlands Hard To Find Whiskies, Birmingham – https://www.htfw.com/ Nottinghamshire Gauntleys of Nottingham, Nottingham – https://whisky.gauntleys.com/uk/ Yorkshire Ake & Humphris, Harrogate – http://www.akeandhumphris.co.uk/ Campbells of Leyburn, Leyburn – http://www.campbellsofleyburn.co.uk/ The Dram Shop, Sheffield – http://www.offlicencesheffield.com/ Drinkswell, Ripon – http://www.drinkswell.co.uk/ […]

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Auchroisk 1991, 25 Year Old Bourbon Barrel

We’re very pleased to announce the latest addition to The Single Cask range. This one really is quite special! Auchroisk distillery (pronounced Oh-thrusk) was initially founded to produce high quality malt for some of the world’s most famous blended Scotch whiskies. The first single malt showcasing the outstanding quality of Auchroisk was not released until […]

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Claxton’s, The Single Cask Twitter Competition Terms & Conditions 06.01.16

Ends 2359 hours GMT on Friday 15th February 2016 Acceptance of the rules is a condition of entry and entry instructions form part of the rules. Entry indicates acceptance of rules. The Promotion is organised by AP Claxton Ltd. Popeshead Court Offices, Peter Lane, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 8SU (the “Promoter”). The Promotion is only open […]

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Glentauchers Blog Web v2 28 Sep

Glentauchers 18 year Old Bourbon Barrel

The second edition to The Single Cask range; a Speyside whisky distilled at Glentauchers distillery (founded in 1898) near the River Spey. A truly outstanding malt with a wonderful character. This whisky has an excellent balance from being matured in a traditional Dunnage warehouse in an American bourbon cask. A single cask whisky bursting with […]

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Tobermory Blog Web v2 15 Sep

Tobermory 20 Year Old Refill Hogshead

After extensive sampling from the Claxton’s tasting panel, we’re incredibly pleased to announce the first release in The Single Cask range – an Island whisky distilled at Tobermory distillery (founded in 1798) on the Isle of Mull, a distillery also famous for its peated whisky Ledaig. Tobermory is the unpeated malt produced at the distillery […]

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Cask Influence

There are many factors that influence the character of a Single Malt Scotch Whisky, but one of the most important of all is the cask maturation. In fact, many recent studies have concluded that this accounts for more than 50% of the final flavour and aroma of a whisky. The Scotch Whisky industry offers an […]

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Coming Soon

The Claxton’s whisky panel are working tirelessly to put together the new collection for The Single Cask range.  Each and every cask of Single Malt Scotch Whisky must be judged to have the perfect balance between spirit and oak to have achieved its OBA (optimum bottling age) before we consider it ready for release under […]

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