Loch Lomond Group To Import Scotch Portfolio Into U.S.

The Loch Lomond Group will unveil its portfolio of scotch in the United States this month. Fourteen bottlings will initially be available.

The Loch Lomond Collection includes Loch Lomond Reserve and Signature Blends, Loch Lomond Original Single Malt, Loch Lomond 12 and 18 Year Old Single Malts, Loch Lomond Single Grain, Glen Scotia Double Cask, Glen Scotia 15 Year Old, Glen Scotia Victoriana, Inchmurrin 12 Year Old, Inchmurrin 18 Year Old, Inchmurrin Madeira Wood Finish and High Commissioner Blended Scotch Whisky.

The rare expression of Littlemill 25 Year Old Single Malt, the last of limited stocks from a now silent Lowland distillery, will also be available, the company says in a press release.

An independent bottler and distiller, the Loch Lomond Group currently owns the Loch Lomond malt and grain distillery at the head of the iconic Loch Lomond in the Highlands, and the Glen Scotia distillery in Campbeltown.

“Over centuries, the previous owners of this group of distilleries chose to focus their global success outside of the United States,” says CEO Colin Mathews in a press release. “Importing these award-winning whiskies to America just wasn’t a part of their plan, but we recognize, and rightfully so we think, that the US should be a top priority.”

Mathews is joined in this venture by longtime spirits executives Chairman Nick Rose (formerly Diageo CFO), CFO Richard Miles (formerly Diageo’s finance director), and strategic consultant Ron Anderson, who has over 30 years in the spirits industry.

The Loch Lomond Whisky Portfolio will be available beginning September 1 through A Hardy USA, and includes:

  • Loch Lomond Single Grain: Made with 100% malted barley, is like a single malt but it is distilled in a a coffey still, not a pot still. SRP $25.50
  • Loch Lomond Reserve: Blended scotch whisky with a blend of malt and grain, married in re-charred oak casks. SRP $31
  • Loch Lomond Signature: Married and conditioned in 100-barrel-cask Solera. The Solera system combines Olorosso Sherry casks and American Oak casks that have been recharged. SRP $28
  • Loch Lomond Original: A single malt Scotch whisky with a background character with a hunt of smoke and peat SRP $28
  • Loch Lomond 12 Year Old: SRP $55
  • Loch Lomond 18 Year Old: SRP $99
  • Glen Scotia Double Cask: Finished in bourbon barrels followed by time in Pedro Ximenez Sherry Casks. SRP $54
  • Glen Scotia Victoriana: SRP $91
  • Glen Scotia 15 Year Old: SRP $66
  • Inchmurrin 12 Year Old: SRP $61
  • Inchmurrin 18 year Old: SRP $110
  • Inchmurrin Madeira Wood Finish: Master Distiller Bill White selects individual American Oak Casks before marrying them for further maturation in casks previously used for fortified madeira wines. SRP $68
  • High Commissioner Blend: a blend selected from fine grain and mat whiskies. SRP $16
  • Littlemill 25 Year Old: From the now silent lowland distillery, which has a history dating back to 1772 and was permanently destroyed by fire in 2004. Littlemill used highland water and peat from stornoway and perthshire. SRP $3,000
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