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Duty Free Exclusive: Mortlach 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

14 YEARS OLD: Alexander’s way

Diageo promises to ‘bring the dark side of Speyside to life delighting flavour-seeking travellers with the best kept secret in Scotch. Diageo has launched ‘Alexander’s Way’, a 14-year-old Mortlach Single Malt, exclusive to travel retail.

“In a region known for its smoother, gentler style of whisky, Mortlach’s exceptional flavour bridges the gap between mellow and smoky,” insists Diageo and Mortlach.

Mortlach prides itself on a ‘unique and complex’ distillation process which the brand refers to as ‘The Way’, a process which has remained unchanged since 1896 when it was first used by Dr Alexander Cowie – hence the name of the latest variant.

“The single malt’s 2.81 distillation process, is a closely guarded secret, handed down through generations of Mortlach distillers,” says Diageo. “It is this process that shapes Mortlach’s dark, complex and rich character, earning it the nickname, ‘The Beast of Dufftown’.