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GlenDronach 1996 16 Year Old Cask #1481

GlenDronach 1996 16 Year Old Cask #1481
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Winning bid: £150.00
Lot number: 080-1812

In 1826 the exuberant and extroverted James Allardice, along with a consortium of local farmers, founded the distillery and began producing his "Guid GlenDronach" single malt. Unfortunately Allardice's marketing strategy of offering free drams to Edinburgh's "ladies of night", coupled with a fire at the distillery in 1837, led to him declaring bankruptcy.

Thankfully however, the story doesn't end there...

The distillery was rebuilt by Walter Scott in 1852, and although it has changed hands several times over the years (and was even mothballed between 1996 and 2000), it continues today; a firm favourite of Sherry Heads everywhere.

Distilled: 16.02.1996

Bottled: May 2012

Age: 16 Years Old

Cask Type: Pedro Ximinez Puncheon

Cask Number: 1481

53.9% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 353 / 702

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 80th Auction (November 24 – December 3, 2017)