Scotch whisky distiller LABEL 5 has launched its first single grain expression, which has been finished in ex-Bourbon barrels.

LABEL 5, which is owned by French drinks group La Martiniquaise, said its LABEL 5 Bourbon Barrel whisky had been finished in ex-Bourbon barrels, giving the spirit flavours of vanilla, oak and a subtle fruitiness.

Produced at the brand’s Starlaw distillery in Bathgate, west of Edinburgh, which is also home to maturation and bottling facilities. As such, the brand retains control of its production. LABEL 5 recommends serving the new whisky over ice, or in cocktails such as the Old Fashioned or whisky and cola.

The 40% ABV whisky, which retails at £17 per 70cl, is also available globally in 75cl and 10cl bottles.


The ideal Scotch whisky for cocktails and long drinks.

LABEL 5 BOURBON BARREL is a Single Grain Scotch Whisky, developed with the know-how and expertise of our grain distillery in Scotland. The best grains are selected, distilled and aged for several years, exclusively in first-fill Bourbon barrels in our Scottish cellars. These barrels have been through a ‘toasting’ stage, where the insides are burnt to allow a better transfer of aromas from wood to Whisky. This process introduces distinct notes of vanilla and fruit, making BOURBON BARREL ideal for use in cocktails and long drinks.