Highland Park

A Drink for the Gods

Highland Park, located on the Orkney Islands, was once a favored haunt of the Vikings. Now Scotland’s northernmost distillery is paying tribute to its Nordic heritage with the release of Thor ($199), a 16-year-old, cask-strength single malt. It is the first of Highland Park’s Valhalla Collection, a range of four distinct whiskies, each to be […]

Orkney’s Ancient Island Spirit

Highland Park, the northernmost distillery in Scotland, recently unveiled its oldest and most expensive whisky to date, the unparalleled Highland Park 50 Year Old ($17,500), a vatting (combining) of five oloroso sherry-barrel-aged single malts distilled in 1960. Bottled at 89.8 proof, this whisky bears an aroma that presents a slight sting of alcohol quickly muted […]

Best of the Best 2011: Spirits: Highland Park Orcadian Limited Edition Series 1968 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

 One of the greatest and richest single-malt whiskies in existence was created against one of the world’s starkest landscapes—a remote, windswept island in the Orkney archipelago. High­land Park, Scotland’s northernmost distillery, is the birthplace of the Orcadian Limited Edi­tion Series 1968 ($3,999), a 40-year-old single malt that expresses dramatically different aromas and tastes than the […]

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