Episode 84

Published on:

31st Dec 2021

Episode 84: Highland Park Magnus

Episode 84 features Highland Park Magnus Single Malt Scotch Whisky, which is bottled in 750ml at 40% ABV, or 80 proof, and it retails for about $40.

Enjoy this episode with a dram of Highland Park Magnus neat.

Highland Park's official website: https://www.highlandparkwhisky.com

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1798 - Local preacher and smuggler Magnus Eunson is arrested in the Orkney islands, in the far north of Scotland
  • 1813 - A syndicate buys High Park and the distillery, buyers include the arresting officer
  • 1818 - Highland Park is the name bestowed upon the distillery
  • 1826 - The distillery gets a license to legally distill whisky
  • 1979 - The first time whisky sold under the Highland Park name is bottled by the distillery
  • 1999 - The Erdrington group acquires the distillery and brand
  • 2012 - The brand pivots to a Viking theme
  • 2017 - Magnus is launched

Key Cocktails:

Scotch whisky, especially a single malt like Highland Park Magnus, is really intended to be enjoyed neat, or perhaps with a bit of water.

Enjoy it how you like!


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Scotch Whisky Listing for Highland Park

Wikipedia Article on Highland Park

Vinepair Article on Highland Park

The Spirits Business Brand Story

Whisky.com Listing

Difford's Guide Listing

Electric Scotland Article on Highland Park

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