Sorry it's a bit tough to read--no frames.
Alias Dram Distillery
An Cnoc Knockdhu
Braeval Braes of Glenlivet
Dun Bheagan Lagavulin
Finlaggan Lagavulin Caol Ila
Glen Deveron Macduff
Glen Flagler Moffett
Glenisla Glen Keith
Glen Parker ?
Glen Whatever a generic blending malt bottled as a single
Inchmurrin Loch Lomond
(The) Ileach Lagavulin
Lismore Glenrothes 5 yo
Loch Dhu Mannochmore
Loch Indaal Bruichladdich
McClelland's Lowland Auchentoshan 5 yo
McClelland's Highland Glen Garioch 5 yo
McClelland's Islay Bowmore 5 yo
Old Man of Hoy Highland Park
Rhosdhu Loch Lomand
Port Charlotte Bruichladdich
Prime Malt No 1
(15 yo Islay) Bunnahabhain (current) Laphroaig (late 70s) Port Ellen ?
Signatory Island Highland Park 7 yo
Signatory Islay Laphroaig 5 yo?
Lagavulin 5 yo?
Signatory Mull Tobermoray
Signatory Speyside Glen Moray 8 yo Longmorn 8 yo Glenrothes 7,8 yo
Signatory Lowland Auchentoshan
I regret to advise that, in the flavour department, it's not a particularly great whisky.
Forgive me if I make a slight diversion, but it is related to your post.
My tasting club came up against a Glen Parker a while ago. We concluded thus:
What would happen if some poor bugger had only been drinking JW Red (or some other respectable blend) all his life, and then someone told him, "Go out and buy a malt - they're so much better". If that same person came home from the shop with a bottle of Glen Parker under his arm and tried it later that night, he would only conclude that malts are awful, and never be brave enough to try a decent single malt again!
In other words, bottlings such as Glen Parker do not do the malt industry any favours.
Conclusion: Try it if you are curious, it's not bad, but be aware that there are better choices out there. Spend a few extra dollars and do yourself a favor with Single Malt (Glenfiddich, Glenlivet, Glen Parker). So, in the end 2 stars is what I say.
We can only hope that no one took that bit of advice! (Oops, sorry, Scotty!)
Glen Parker is bottled by James Parker, a subsidary of Angus Dundee. AD is situated in London and gives Glasgow as seat of the company. They have a portfolio with a number of blends as there are The Dundee, Forfars, Cattle Pride, Clan Ben, Highland Legend, Parker´s, Piper´s Clan, Scottish Royal. There are the vatted malts Auchterar and Angus Dundee. They bottle single malts under the name of Montgomerie´s.
And now it gets interesting. In 2000 they bought Tomintoul from Jim Beam Brands.
That does not mean that the Glen Parker is a Tomintoul, because as a blending company Angus Dundee have access to many malts. But it is a clue.
As an aside, when I was first exploring malts, I avoided everything named "Glen" for several years--a subconscious effort to avoid this same problem, of which I was barely subliminally aware.
Frodo wrote:I once bought a bottle of Glen Parker. Suffice to say, this purchase taught me to do some research before buying a bottle. It is probably the worst single I've ever had. Scotty - If you can take it back for an exchange I implore you to do so...
My brother bought it for me from an airport, however it tastes alright with Cola!
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