Single cask whisky is at the heart of A. D. Rattray. We go to great lengths to source interesting and unusual casks from the six traditional whisky regions of Scotland. Each distillery represented is different and every cask is unique.
We curate 4 releases of our Cask Collection per year, choosing between 6 and 8 casks for each collection. Our cask are evaluated over time and are selected for inclusion only when we judge they have reached the peak of perfection.
Once a cask is selected, the spirit is rough filtered, removing any fragments of charred wood left behind by the cask, and then bottled at natural colour and cask strength, with no chill-filtration. There are therefore a limited number of bottles from each cask.
This process retains the true essence of the distillery character and cask maturation for your enjoyment.
Few things have remained constant over the tumultuous last 6 months, but mercifully our whisky has been maturing and developing as ever, in warehouses across the country. For obvious reasons, our Cask Collection arrives later than planned. Our 62nd Cask Collection is a bumper edition of 10 casks and will be our final Cask Collection release of 2020.
The highlights include the ever-popular combination of sherry and peat in our Ardmore 2013, a full-flavoured and intense Mannochmore 2008 and a wonderfully tropical Vintage Cask Collection Dalmore 1992. Combining several A. D. Rattray favourites with a few lesser seen distilleries, we hope you agree it is a collection that has been well worth waiting for.