John Walker & Sons Bicentenary Blend 28 Year Old Scotch
Our founder John Walker first opened the doors of a small
grocery store 200 years ago in Kilmarnock that would go on to change the world
of whisky forever. John Walker & Sons Bicentenary Blend is an exclusive
whisky that celebrates this journey.
The aisles of John Walker’s store were packed with the
exotic ingredients that marked this rich era of exploration, flavors and scents
from across the globe – Hyson tea from China, dark pepper from Jamaica, Italian
liquorice, and, of course, Scotch whisky.
From their vibrant store teeming with produce, John, his
son Alexander and later his grandsons, began their pursuit of creating whiskies
which none could rival by bringing together whisky from the four corners of
John Walker & Sons Bicentenary Blend is a sensorial
journey through the fragrant aisles of where it all began back in 1820.
ABOUT JOHN WALKER & SONS BICENTENARY BLEND – LIMITED
Master Blender Jim Beveridge and his small team of expert
whisky makers have drawn inspiration from the thrilling flavors listed on an
original inventory from John Walker’s store. Using this as a window into the
world where John started, they have meticulously crafted a complex whisky with
rich layers that re-imagines the kaleidoscope of exotic flavors that shaped our
Rare and exceptional whiskies, including ghost stocks
from the distilleries of Pittyvaich, Cambus and Port Ellen, all at least 28
years old, have been explored to craft a whisky that reimagines the exotic
flavors of the 1820s.
A complex, rich whisky with layers of flavour in which an
array of fruit aromas come together in harmony, balanced with warming spices
and a soft, rolling smoke redolent of the rich array of exotic goods on offer.
Dried fruit such as sultanas and figs are sweetened by hints of candied ginger,
before berries, brown sugar and aromatic spices fill up the senses.
The first sip opens the doors to reveal delicious layers
of spice mingling with sweet honey and rich molasses inspired by the rows of
tempting jars. Waves of sultanas, cocoa beans and herbal notes are carried on
wisps of soft smoke leading you further down the aisles of John’s store with
A sweet spice lingers as the door closes behind you.
Discover a new world of flavors and scents from where our