Leonard J Russell Snr, the company's founder, was a firm believer in the value of independence. Beholden to no single distiller, he bought only those whiskies which met his own and his customers' exacting standards. Both clearly had good taste, because more than 80 years down the line, Ian Macleod Distillers has built up an enviable portfolio of premium quality spirits and is proud brand proprietor of Glengoyne, Tamdhu, Isle of Skye, Smokehead Scotch whiskies and Edinburgh Gin to name but a few. The world’s 10th largest Scotch Whisky Company, they currently produce and sell over 15 million bottles of spirits every year.
Ian MacLeod As We Get It – Islay
As We Get It Islay single malt Scotch whisky bottled by Ian Macleod Distillers. As We Get It is bottled straight from the cask from a mystery distillery in the traditional manner. Bottled at a hefty 58.9% treat this with care, and maybe add a drop or two of water