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Whyte and Mackay

Published on: 28/01/19 by Justine

We’re delighted that Whyte and Mackay will be showcasing their whisky wares at this year’s Fife Whisky Festival. And what a showcase it’s shaping up to be!

Whyte and Mackay

Pouring single malts from Dalmore, Jura, Fettercairn and Tamnavulin distilleries, Scott and the team will also be pouring their famous Whyte and Mackay, Shackleton and The Woodsman blends.

When James Whyte and Charles Mackay set up in partnership in 1882, it was shortly afterwards that they released their own blended whisky under their names: Whyte and Mackay Special. Initially a big seller in export markets, after the Second World War efforts focused on the UK market and Whyte & Mackay became, and remains, a household name.

In August last year, the decision was made to relaunch Fettercairn. The new range of single malts from this Highland distillery carry 12, 28, 40 and 50 year age statements.

fettercairnJust a few months earlier, the company replaced its then current range of Jura single malts with five new expressions; the non-age statement bottlings of Journey and Seven Wood as well as three age statements (10, 12 and 18 years).

Jura whisky

We think Scott and the team are going to be pretty busy on 9th March. Make sure you drop by their stand; you’ll have plenty to choose from!