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What is blended Scotch whisky?

Blended Scotch Whisky is a blend of one or more Single Malt Scotch Whiskies with one or more Single Grain Scotch Whiskies that has been matured for at least three years in oak casks.

Which whiskies are used in Hankey Bannister blends?

We use the best Lowland grains with Highland and Speyside malt whiskies from Old Pulteney, Balblair, AnCnoc, Speyburn and Balmenach distilleries. These are then expertly brought together by our Master Blender Stuart Harvey and his team to make our unique blend. Find out more about our whisky-making process here.

Where is Hankey Bannister produced?

Hankey Bannister is distilled, blended and bottled in Scotland using traditional production methods that ensures the original character and excellence of our blend is crafted with care to create a perfectly balanced blend of the finest quality.

What is the alcoholic strength of Hankey Bannister whiskies?

The strength of our blended Scotch whiskies varies between 40%-46% ABV. Browse our collection of award-winning whiskies.

Do Hankey Bannister whiskies lose their strength over time?

The great news is that once bottled, Hankey Bannister whiskies will not lose their alcoholic strength.

What does the age statement mean?

We bottle Hankey Bannister blends at a variety of ages. For example, the youngest whisky contained within our 12 Years Old Regency is 12 years old, while the youngest whisky in our Aged 40 Years is 40 years old, making it a rare and truly exceptional blend.

At what temperature is Hankey Bannister whisky best served?

Our sumptuous blends can be enjoyed at room temperature or with ice - the choice is yours!

What’s the best way to enjoy Hankey Bannister?

Our smooth and beautifully balanced whiskies can be enjoyed neat, with ice or in a cocktail. Need some cocktail inspiration? Browse our cocktail recipes for some showstopper cocktails.

How should I store Hankey Bannister bottles?

We recommend storing Hankey Bannister bottles at room temperature, in an upright position and away from direct sunlight. Storing the whisky away from sunlight will preserve the flavours, whilst storing the bottle upright will prevent the cork from spoiling the precious contents.

What is the shelf life of Hankey Bannister whisky?

An unopened bottle of Hankey Bannister has no expiry date and therefore does not have a shelf life.  In order to properly appreciate its colour, aroma and taste, it is recommended that bottles are stored upright in a cool, dry environment at 10 - 20°C, avoiding excessive temperature fluctuations and away from direct sunlight. Once opened, you’ll probably find that this wonderful liquid gold is too good to leave idle in a cabinet! However, if you find yourself storing it away for a special occasion, it’s best not to leave it for too long.

How many calories are in a standard measure of Hankey Bannister?

The number of calories varies by blend, however, there are approximately 55 calories in a 25ml measure.

Are any allergens found in Hankey Bannister whiskies?

None of the current 14 recognised UK allergens are found in Hankey Bannister whiskies, however, we would always advise reading the product label in full before consuming. If you’re still unsure or have any concerns, please consult with a medical professional prior to consumption.

Is Hankey Bannister suitable for vegan and vegetarian diets?

Hankey Bannister can be enjoyed by vegans and vegetarians, as there are no animal products used when making our delicious whiskies.

Is Hankey Bannister gluten-free?

Yes, Hankey Bannister whiskies are gluten-free and safe for those with coeliac disease.

For questions, compliments or complaints, who can I contact?

We would love to hear from you. Please get in touch with us using the form on our contact page. A member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.