The world’s largest bottle of single malt scotch is on loan at the Royal Mile visitor centre until April. It contains the equivalent of 150 standard bottles of whisky. The 4ft 9in bottle is filled with 105.3 litres of Tomintoul 14-year-old Single Malt.
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Sweets for the sweet: Aberlour has always made a subtle, almost delicate malt, although with a goodly hit of sherry-barrel oak to keep it from floating away. The non-chill filtered version foregoes the fine filtering that prevents whisky from clouding up when you add ice. It also sucks out just a little bit of the flavor. Without it, the Aberlour is perceptibly richer. Aberlour 12-year-old Non-Chill Filtered single-malt Scotch whisky ($63).
Distilled in 1957 and bottled in 2011, this 54-year-old marvel has been lying in wait in the finest oak for more than half a century in our legendary No.1 Vaults, the oldest maturation warehouse in all of Scotland. With only 12 bottles in existence in the world, Bowmore 1957 is the oldest and rarest ever Bowmore.