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 - their 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 their distillery today. And, while they 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 that! They stay true to their founder’s bold and uncompromising approach to whisky making - very little has changed here in the last 220 years. In Magnus, they 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.