A whisky crafted in the old way by a new generation of Vikings, MAGNUS bears the soul of our Viking ancestors and the name of just one – our founder, Magnus Eunson.
Magnus Eunson was a direct descendant of the Vikings who settled on Orkney hundreds of years ago. He set up his illicit still in a bothy (a small stone hut) at High Park, Kirkwall that’s still the site of our distillery today. And, while we say Highland Park was founded in 1798, in truth that’s just the year that the authorities caught up with Magnus – he was certainly making whisky before
We stay true to our founder’s bold and uncompromising approach to whisky making – very little has changed here in the last 220 years. In MAGNUS, we celebrate this unbroken tradition with a single malt whisky, matured in Sherry seasoned American oak casks, that delivers notes of sweet vanilla, overlaid with our distinctive aromatic smokiness.
Light golden, clear and bright (average color tint 11.0).
Lemon | Vanilla sponge cake | Caramelized pineapple | Aromatic peat smoke | Sweet violets
- Liquor is available for in-store pickup or local delivery only.
- If your order is placed before 12pm for local delivery you will receive your delivery between 2pm and 5pm the same day. We do not deliver on Sunday, any order placed after 12pm on Saturday will be delivered on Monday.