This is the area around the river Spey between the Grampian Mountains and the Moray Firth where the vast majority of Single Malt Scotch Whisky is produced. It is an excellent area for making whisky, cold, pure snow melt water runs off the mountains, the area grows excellent barley and there are only a small number of passes through the mountains so that Gaugers or Redcoats could be seen coming well in advance. This was important as before the mid 1820’s whisky tended to be made in this area in the “traditional manner” that is without duty or tax being paid. In the 1820’s the law changed so it became economical to operate a small Highland Distillery legally.

The characteristics of Speyside whisky is also vast from the light Glenlivet to the heavy Macallan to the smoky Benromach.

Benriach The Smoky Ten

10 Years Old


Benriach The Smoky Twelve

12 Years Old



15 Years Old



10 years old



15 Years Old



21 Years Old


Benromach Cara Gold Malt


Benromach Organic



Benromach Peat Smoke




12 Years Old



12 Years Old


Cragganmore Distillers Edition

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