The first distillery to take out a licence after the Excise Act of 1823, the distillery was a favourite of King George the IV who demanded nothing but during a visit to Edinburgh in 1821 - three years before it was legal!
Glenlivet has given its name to the 'longest valley in Scotland', so called after several distilleries laid claim to the Glenlivet suffix to cash in on the distillery's sterling reputation. But only one can call itself The Glenlivet.
This mystery malt was launched with as little information as was legally possible.
After a series of online challenges the secret was out, the Alpha was not aged in the traditional casks, either bourbon or sherry, but rather in casks that had previously held Scotch whisky!
Was all the hype worth it? Taste it and see!
50% ABV / 10cl
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