No Brora and Port Ellen in Special Releases 2018 Announcement

This morning Diageo announced 9 out of 10 bottles of their Special Releases 2018. For the first time ever since the SP series was launched, there are no Port Ellen and Brora bottles in the list.

Instead we see four bottles destined to the regular consumers market. In addition to Lagavulin 12 CS and Caol Ila  15 Unpeated, we have a Cask Strength 8 Year Old Talisker and 14 Year Old Singleton.

The tenth bottle will be revealed later this year and the series bottles will probably be will during October 2018.

The current SP 2018 list:

  • CARSEBRIDGE 48 year old, 43.2%, 1,000 bottles (Single Grain)
    CAOL ILA UNPEATED 15 year old, 59.1%
    CAOL ILA 35 year old, 58.1%, 3,276 bottles
    INCHGOWER 27 year old, 55.3%, 8,544 bottles
    LAGAVULIN 12 year old, 57.8%
    OBAN 21 year old, 57.9%
    PITTYVAICH 28 year old, 52.1%, 4,680 bottles
    THE SINGLETON OF GLEN ORD 14 year old, 57.6%,
    TALISKER 8 year old, 59.4%

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