Something Special is a blended Scotch whisky that has enjoyed a particularly dominant presence in South American countries. The blend’s fingerprint malt whisky came in from the Speyside distillery of Longmorn which played a pivotal role in its popularity as a luxury whisky during the early 20th century.
The Something Special brand is easily recognized across the world for its unique and whimsically shaped bottle that is considered to be an iconic design today.
The Something Special brand burst onto the luxury Scotch whisky scene when it was first introduced in the market by Hill & Thompson in 1912. The brand quickly began to accumulate an immense stature in the United Kingdom, and was advertised as ‘A Scotch for a Special Occasion.’
The now iconic Something Special bottle was first crafted and put into circulation by the brand in 1959. This helped the brand carve an identity into the minds of whisky lovers all across the world by capturing their fascination and curiosity.
Over the years, Something Special continued to grow and as popularity began to bloom, it was soon introduced into worldwide markets including the Latin American and Asian countries.
A new Something Special 15-Year-Old blended Scotch whisky was introduced to the South American continent in 2006, a special market that has preserved loyalty for the brand over the years.
In 2010, Something Special underwent a makeover after the iconic bottle was traded in for a slimmer bottle that maintained the same stylish look that the brand is known for.
The Something Special blend is a marriage of single malts and grain whiskies carefully matured in hand-selected Oak barrels.
The fingerprint malt whisky arrives from the remarkable Longmorn Distillery from the Speyside, infusing an extraordinary fruity and floral character into this blended Scotch.
Something Special Blended Scotch whisky carries an alcohol strength of 40% ABV, whereas some bottlings that carry a 43% ABV strength were also released by the brand earlier.
Something Special Blended Scotch whisky has not won any major medals or awards at whisky tasting competitions.
Dry, with a distinctly fruity and spicy nose, followed by subtle smoky aromas.
Smooth, mellow and creamy with flavours of caramel and soft smoke.
Lingering, pleasant and well-rounded finish.