About

In the early years of Scotland’s ancient and most world-renowned industry, many merchants bought single casks of whisky and bottled them as they were, preserving their unique character and flavour. As a family-owned, independent company bound to no single distiller, Claxton’s proudly continue this ancient tradition by hand-selecting individual casks that reach only the highest benchmark.

The marriage of wood and spirit in a cask creates a unique flavour and aroma. As each release of Claxton’s is bottled straight from a single cask, this individuality is preserved and no two bottlings are ever completely alike. This means each release offers the opportunity to discover rare whiskies with exquisite and truly individual tastes which may never be repeated in quite the same way again.

At Claxton’s, the approach of bottling whiskies in their most original form is born from generations of exploration and appreciation of ‘Uisge Beatha’ (the traditional Gaelic term for whisky, meaning water of life). Not a single precious drop has been chill-filtered or has any added colouring, preserving the original flavour of the whisky. Every release is only bottled when the balance between cask influence and spirit is perfect, no matter how long this may take. Claxton’s value quality of taste and aroma above all else.

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OUR STORY

Claxton’€™s have poured experience and passion for Scotch Whisky into creating what you see today. Discover a little about the story.

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THE COLLECTION

A record and tasting notes for every single cask bottling plus intriguing extras such as images of the casks they came from.

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DISCOVER

The complexities and craftsmanship of Scotch Whisky are often shrouded in mystery. Scotch Whisky’€™s history, production, maturation and much, much more is explained here.

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LATEST NEWS

Find out what’€™s going, keep up to date with our latest releases and discover new whisky information with our online blog.

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