What To Drink Now: LOCH LOMOND

Loch Lomond Whiskies has curated a gold-standard gift selection this Christmas featuring its top medal winners of 2019.

Loch Lomond 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Loch Lomond 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whiskyand Loch Lomond 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whiskyeach won a Double Gold medal at this year’s globally renowned San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

Sought after for its colour, lustre and durability, gold is one of our most precious metals. Since time began, giving gold as a gift has had unique symbolic value, conveying respect, appreciation and admiration. It is particularly associated with celebrating Christmas.

Now whisky lovers can enjoy their own golden gift from Loch Lomond Whiskies’ award-winning range.

The distilleryhas also crafted Loch Lomond Sparkling Gold, a sumptuous serve in honour of its prized 10 Year Old Single Malt, creating the perfect festive toast. Now, where’s that glass….

 

Loch Lomond 10 Year Old – 40% ABV– £35

 

Created using a variety of spirit styles from Loch Lomond’s unique combination of straight-necked and traditional pot stills before being carefully matured in the finest American oak casks, theLoch Lomond 10 Year Olddisplays the distillery’s signature fruity character whilst offering a hint of peat and smoke.

Perfect at any time, it is the ideal whisky for discovering Loch Lomond’s innovative approach and is sure to please whisky lovers keen to try something new this Christmas.

Available in-store at Waitrose and Tesco online at www.waitrose.com.www.tesco.com

 

Loch Lomond 12 Year Old –£36.95 – 46.0% ABV

 

Loch Lomond 12 Year Oldis a beautifully balanced whisky with a deep fruity character and hints of peat and smoke.

Matured in three different cask types – bourbon, refill and re-charred – the expertly crafted single malt delivers notes of crisp green apple, ripe pear and refreshing lemon while the taste is fruity, vanilla and biscuit.

 

The finish is gentle wood smoke with a lingering peaty tang, sure to leave a lasting impression on your loved one the Christmas.  Available at www.lochlomondwhiskies.comand specialist whisky retailers.

Loch Lomond 18 Year Old – £69.95 – 46% ABV

 

Full-bodied and elegant, the Loch Lomond 18 YearOldis a single malt to savour.

Matured in the finest oak casks hand-selected by the distillery’s then master cooper, it delivers aromas of green apple and grapefruit punctuated by a soft sweetness derived over time from the character of the wood.  A subtle hint of peat and smoke ensures it remains wonderfully rounded.

Non-chill filtered so it is enjoyed as natured intended the Loch Lomond 18 Year Old will be welcomed warmly by any lucky whisky drinkers who receive it as a gift. Available at www.lochlomondwhiskies.comand specialist whisky retailers.

 

 

 Loch Lomond 12 Year Old Gift Pack – £50 – 46% ABV

 

Gift a journey through Loch Lomond with this specially created gift pack featuring a 70cl bottle of Loch Lomond 12 year oldand 5cl bottles of the distillery’s 12 year old Inchmurrin (46% ABV) and Inchmoanexpressions.

 

Whisky lovers can experience the three distinct flavours of single malt crafted at the Loch Lomond Distillery, from the light and fruity Inchmurrinthrough to richly peated Inchmoan, via the beautifully balanced Loch Lomond 12 Year Old.

 

Each expression features the underlying fruit character for which Loch Lomond whiskies are renowned. Available at www.lochlomondwhiskies.comand specialist whisky retailers.

 

Loch Lomond Sparkling Gold

 

To celebrate the ever-lasting allure of gold, we’ve crafted a very special serve which is also the perfect toast for the festive season;

Ingredients:
25ml of Loch Lomond 12 Year Old
15ml of Golden Honey

15ml of Ginger syrup
Prosecco
Gold Flakes (optional)

Method:

Combine Loch Lomond 12 Year Old with the golden honey and ginger syrup and chill down over ice before straining into at chilled flute glass and topping with sparkling Prosecco. To add a little sparkle, top with a pinch of edible gold flakes. Can also be created with Loch Lomond 10 year old.

 

 

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