Top 10 royal family whiskies

29th April, 2015 by Amy Hopkins

As the world awaits the birth of the next royal baby, we take a look at some of the whiskies that have been launched to commemorate British royal occasions.

From Will and Kate's wedding to Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, these are the top 10 whiskies dedicated to royals

From Will and Kate’s wedding to Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, these are the top 10 whiskies dedicated to royals

Whether a Diamond Jubilee, anniversary of a Royal Warrant, or a royal wedding, whisky brands have launched an array of exclusive, limited edition expressions to mark regal events.

These bottlings are coveted by whisky collectors and royalists the world-over, often commanding an exorbitant price.

While Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee was celebrated with the release of one of the world’s most expensive Scotch whiskies, Prince Harry’s expedition to the South Pole was marked with a 29-year-old malt.

The most-watched televised event in history – the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton – inspired a special release by an English whisky distillery, while Crown Royal commemorated King George VI and Queen Elizabeth’s journey across North America.

Click through the following pages to see our pick of the top 10 whiskies dedicated to the British royal family. If you think we’ve missed any out, let us know by leaving a comment below.

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