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Diageo's 2010 Special Releases

Category - Spirits, whisky, Scotch, single malt, nine of: Auchroisk 20-year-old, Brora 30, Caol Ila 12, Cragganmore 21, Glen Spey 21, Glenkinchie 20, Lagavulin 12, Port Ellen 31 and Talisker 30

Available - From this month

Location - On sale in most markets in Europe, but not all markets take all nine products. Also available in selected global duty free outlets.

In the US, the following will be available: Lagavulin 12-year-old, Caol Ila 12, Talisker, Glenkinchie 20, Cragganmore 21, Glen Spey 21, and Auchroisk 20

Price - Ranging from GBP52 (US$82) for Caol Ila 12 to GBP280 for Brora 30

Distribution - Diageo

Every autumn, Diageo releases a collection of limited edition single malt Scotch whiskies. Nine such single malt whiskies, all at natural cask strength, are being released this year.

Two of them have been drawn from the diminishing stocks of distilleries that have since closed. Brora distillery, on Scotland’s north-east coast, opened in 1819 and closed in 1983. Across Scotland on Islay, Port Ellen distillery also closed in 1983. The 31-year-old release is limited to around 3,000 numbered bottles.