Mortlach, well known for its Single Malt Scotch Whisky, uses a unique distillation process that was created nearly 200 years ago in 1823 by Alexander Cowie. 

In August 2022, Mortlach has launched one of its oldest release — the Midnight Malt, a 30-year-old single malt.

Whisky enthusiasts can look forward to the richness and intensity, which is a result of a three-cask finish of bold provenance. The 30YO release is matured in a combination of refill American Oak and European Oak, split to finish in Bordeaux wine, Calvados and Guatemalan rum seasoned casks, and finally married in custom quarter casks.

According to the Mortlach 30YO audio, it is “best taste[d] at the later hours of the night, to enhance the mystery and romance of the whisky itself”. It boasts bold, dark aroma flavours with tropical fruit notes and a light peppery spiciness. The Mortlach 30YO audio was recorded by whisky expert and writer Felipe Schrieberg.

With only 350 bottles released annually, the 30YO Single Malt Scotch Whisky is a limited edition release. Holding a ABV at 49.1%, the Midnight Malt retails at $6,200 on Diageo Rare & Exceptional website.

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