Longrow 1996 12 Year Old Society Bottling

Longrow 1996 12 Year Old Society Bottling
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Longrow 1996 12 Year Old Society BottlingLongrow 1996 12 Year Old Society BottlingLongrow 1996 12 Year Old Society Bottling
Winning bid: £115.00
Lot number: 067-1645

First distilled in 1973, Longrow is a double distilled, heavily peated single malt.

The first distillation was carried out as an experiment when the Springbank chairman set out to prove that it was possible to produce an Islay-style single malt whisky on the mainland. Not too hard a stretch - you can see the island from Campbeltown.

This experiment produced a whisky so special that Longrow was distilled again a few years later and has become an important part of the company's portfolio, with regular distillation having taken place since 1992.

The barley used in the production of Longrow is entirely peat dried, giving the whisky a wonderfully smokey, peaty character.

Distilled: June 1996

Bottled: April 2009

Age: 12 years old

Cask Type: Fino Sherry Butt

57.6% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 600 bottles released

Please note small tear to box.

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Featured in: The 67th Auction (October 28 – November 6, 2016)
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