Highland Park 12 year old (1990’s bottling) Single Malt Whisky

Highland Park 12 year old (1990’s bottling) Single Malt Whisky



Orkney Single Malt Whisky

Aged 12 years

43% ABV   1 Litre

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SKU: IDHP1290S100 Category:

Product Description

Highland Park 12 year old (1990’s bottling) Single Malt Whisky.

43%Abv, 100cl.

An old style round tube packaging of a  litre bottling of Highland Park 12 year old  probably from the 1990’s.

Highland Park 12 year old Malt Whisky Style Tasting note;

Colour: Glowing amber

Nose: Heather-honey sweetness; peaty smokiness

Palate: Rounded smokey sweetness; full malt delivery

Finish:  heathery, subtle smoke. Delicious.

Highland Park Malt Whisky Distillery History.
Records show that a illicit still was established in the area in the 1790’s by Magnus Eunson who was linked to illicit distilling and smuggling in the area.

Robert Borwick, a Kirkwall merchant, in 1825 decided to set up his distillery in the same area that was by then known as Highland Park. The property belonged to a John Robertson, the Excise Officer who had arrested Magnus Eunson some years earlier.

The land served by two strong springs of crystal clear water fed by a pool at Cattie Maggie’s at Greenvale. On 18 August 1826, he acquired the land rights together with the distillery, malt barn, and ‘whole other buildings’ from John Robertson.

Location; Island region,  Isle of Orkney. On the southern edge of the town of Kirkwall.
Water Source, Local Springs.

More information about the Highland Park Whisky Distillery Click Here.


Additional Information

Weight 1.8 kg

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