GreatDrams Fettercairn 8 Year Old
Key Facts About This Whisky
Range: Single Cask Series
Founder: Greg and Kirsty Dillon
Region: Highlands, Scotland
Age: 8 years old
Distilled: October 2012
Bottled: June 2021
Cask type: A single ex-bourbon cask
Alcohol by Volume: 48.2%
Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration
Limited Release: 200
Bottle Size: 500ml
About GreatDrams Fettercairn
The Fettercairn logo includes the Unicorn – Scotland’s national animal – and we like to think of this as a unicorn whisky as it is incredible, and still one of the industry’s hidden gems. Expect sweet apple, a slightly herbal note and toffee in the mouth and a long sweet finish with lingering chocolate and fruit notes from this whisky by GreatDrams.
Fettercairn is one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland. It was founded in 1824 by Sir Alexander Ramsay, the owner of the estate on which the distillery is located. The distillery uses an unconventional cooling process to lower the temperature of the spirit stills; cold water is simply run down the exterior of the stills (ingenious, and incredible to see in person).
We ship (almost!) worldwide
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*US states we can currently ship to include: Alaska, California, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Virginia, Wyoming, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Texas, and Florida.
How much is shipping?
Shipping charges are calculated during checkout, depending on where you live and how many bottles you’re buying. Shipping within the UK is free on orders over £100.
What you need to know about taxes
All alcoholic products sold by TopWhiskies are sold subject to UK alcohol tax, which is already included in the price.
UK sales are subject to VAT (currently 20%), which is included in the price. Sales outside of the UK are not subject to this tax, and international prices do not include it.
We use a specialist US shipper who sorts out US taxes. These costs are factored into the US shipping charges. So shipping may look pricey, but remember it covers your taxes as well.
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