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2000 Highland Park 22 Year Old - The Grene Man

We are extremely proud to be able to offer a spectacular single cask bottling of 22-year-old Highland Park whisky. This has been a long time in the making but we're delighted, not only with the quality of the spirit but also with the bespoke wooden presentation box and the piece of artwork we had commissioned, specifically for this project.
 
This mesmerising whisky, crafted at Orkney's great Highland Park distillery, is presented in a Glencairn decanter, on one side of which you can see the whisky details and on the other, a specially commissioned original piece of artwork by the extremely talented Dan Hillier. Dan created this label which we called "Grene Man" - the old English spelling of the infamous Green Man from folklore.
 
The bottle is presented in a bespoke wooden box, cutaway on each side to showcase both the artwork and the whisky detail. It has been bottled at cask strength (52.9%) and there are just 144 bottles available of this stunning single malt, priced at £495 each including taxes.
 
Please register your interest below if you would like the opportunity to purchase a bottle - they will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
 

2000 Highland Park 22 Year Old
Artist Release #1 - "Grene Man" by Dan Hillier
Distilled 2000, Bottled 2022
144 x 70cl Bottles
Cask Strength 52.9%
Non Chill Filtered, Natural Colour
£495 including taxes

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Dan Hillier

Dan Hillier in his studio
Dan Hillier in his studio

Tragically, Dan lost his short battle with cancer in early February 2024. He was a force of nature, and that was clear for all to see in his work, which bears testament to what an extraordinary talent he was. Everyone here at Farr Vintners sends our love and best wishes to his family, friends and fans, of which there are many. For more information on Dan and his spectacular work, visit his website.

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A blend of Surrealism and Neo-Victoriana, Dan Hillier’s unique aesthetic captures the essence of antique imagery with a modern edge. Featuring ancient mythological beings, anatomical drawings, dream imagery and religious iconography, Hillier’s work is an eccentric wonderland, a vision of reality at the fringes of reverie, with an uncanny life of its own.

Dan's work is made by collaging and manipulating 1800s wood and steel engravings, drawing into these digitally, and then produced as screen prints, with him often hand-finishing the end result with extensive gold leaf and ink.

Most of Dan's creative time goes into his own projects, but he has also collaborated on a variety of projects, making art for Royal Blood's debut album cover, theming Shakespeare's Globe Theatre's 'Wonder' Seasons, co-creating the first room of the Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton retrospective at the Louvre in Paris, creating the opening credits for major BBC drama 'Requiem', as well as holding solo shows in Saatchi Gallery and Turin's Natural History Museum, various group shows around the world, and being invited by the British Council to represent Great Britain at the Giant Creator Show in Beijing, China.

 

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