Friend of the Classic Malts

To gain access to this special area, you simply need to become a Friend of the Classic Malts. You don’t have to be an expert to be a Friend, you just have to share a passion for malt whisky, and a love for exclusive offers, regular updates from the whisky world, and insights from our Global Brand Ambassador Donald Colville.


  • Auchroisk - A light, pleasant apéritif whisky.
  • Benrinnes - A richer, sweeter Speyside full of dark aromas.
  • Blair Athol - A little-known fruity Highland whisky.
  • Caol Ila - A smoky, sea-fresh aperitif from remote Islay.
  • Cardhu - Effortless, elegant, the generous spirit – pioneered by two generations of female distillers.
  • Clynelish - Famous for its waxy, medium-bodied and mustard-fresh coastal style.
  • Cragganmore - A sweet, fruity, complex Speyside with toffee notes.
  • Dailuaine - A complex whisky that can impress mightily.
  • Dalwhinnie - As sweet and accessible as its Highland home is remote.
  • Glen Elgin - Often called a ‘fruitcake in a bottle’.
  • Glen Spey - A light, buttery, sweet Speyside.
  • Glenkinchie - A light, floral whisky with a citrusy, creamy taste.
  • Glenlossie - The dry and delicate brother to Mannochmore.
  • Inchgower - A conundrum, in which the aromatics and flavour, change continually.
  • Knockando - A fine Speyside with a fresh almond note.
  • LagavulinEffortless, elegant, the generous spirit – pioneered by two generations of female distillers.
  • Linkwood - A whole garden of fruit and flower scents.
  • Mannochmore - Surprisingly clean, dry and refreshingly direct.
  • Mortlach - An old favourite, reborn – this is malt whisky made magnificent.
  • Oban - Rich and sweet with a smoky dryness.
  • Royal Lochnagar - A Highland whisky much prized by monarchs south of the border.
  • Singleton - Whiskies that bring pleasure from the first sip.
  • Strathmill - A smooth, easy drinking all-rounder.
  • Talisker - Powerful, smoky, made by the sea – Talisker is renowned for its maritime character.
  • Teaninich - A crisp, dry and appetising Highland malt whisky.


As a Friend of the Classic Malts, you can enjoy lifetime FREE entry at twelve of our Classic Malt distilleries, along with a complimentary dram of their Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

To receive free tour, you must be a registered member of Friends of the Classic Malts program at time of tour booking.

When you arrive, show your pass to a member of staff and you’ll receive your Friends journal. Take this with you whenever you visit our distilleries and you’ll receive a stamp to mark your journey. And once you’ve collected all twelve stamps, we’ll reward you with a Quaich – the traditional whisky sharing cup – only available to our Friends.


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