Old Pulteney releases ‘Spectrum’ malt

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Old Pulteney

In keeping with its title of The Maritime Malt, Old Pulteney has released the third andf final expression in its series of whiskies celebrating extraordinary boats from its home town of Wick.

Old Pulteney WK217 ‘Spectrum’ is named after the drifter fishing boat of the same name, which was commissioned in 1920 and went down in local history for being one of the first to use the pioneering Anchor Seine Netting technique, according to the distiller’s press release.

The whisky was distilled and matured at Pulteney, the most northerly distillery on Scottish mainland, in American and Spanish oak ex-sherry butts and is non-chillfiltere3d and bottled at 46% ABV.

Old Pulteney WK217 ‘Spectrum’ follows the very successful WK499 ‘Isabella Fortuna’ and WK209 ‘Good Hope’.

Already on sale exclusively at World of Whiskies and World Duty Free at major airports around the UK, it will become available across travel retail outlets throughout Europe and Middle East. UK an RRP is £39.99 per 1 litre bottle.

Whisky Festivals:

24jun12:00 pm- 4:30 pmStoke-on-Trent Whisky Festival 2017Around 100 whiskies and more than 15 gins availableKing's Hall, Stoke Town Hall, ST4 1JH

Event Details

Organised by 2 local whisky enthusiasts, Chris Knight and Neil Rowley; we wanted a way to give fellow enthusiasts, and new comers alike, the chance to taste new whiskies from a wide range of distillers from around the world, along with some fantastic offerings from independent bottlers.

There are 2 types of ticket, an Admission ticket and a Masterclass ticket. A Masterclass ticket MUST be accompanied by an Admission ticket.

With the increased popularity of gins over recent years, we also wanted to raise people’s awareness of the fantastic products now available. There will be a number of gins available at the festival, giving you a chance to try new gins from some of the many artisan distillers.


(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm GMT


King's Hall

Stoke Town Hall, ST4 1JH

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