Littlemill 21 Year Old 1st Release

Littlemill 21 Year Old 1st Release
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Winning bid: £390.00
Lot number: 080-5105

First licensed in 1817, yet debatably illicitly practicing whisky production from as early as 1772, Littlemill distillery called upon the Kilpatrick hills spring for their water source, which is above the Highlands line, contradicting Littlemill’s actual geography residing within the Lowlands belt. It is still considered a Lowlands distillery, and produced three signature whisky; the Dumbuck, Dunglass and self titled, Littlemill.

The distillery changed hands a fair few times over the hundred years between then and the 1990’s, when it was snaffled up by an investor company who then went bankrupt, and the distillery was dismantled. To be the straw that broke the camel’s back, there was also a devastating fire in 2004. The Littlemill malts are still available but the Dumbuck and Douglas peated lines were discontinued.

Age: 21 Years Old

46% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 1300 / 3000

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