GlenDronach 1994 21 Year Old Single Cask #1189 Distillery Exclusive

GlenDronach 1994 21 Year Old Single Cask #1189 Distillery Exclusive
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GlenDronach 1994 21 Year Old Single Cask #1189 Distillery ExclusiveGlenDronach 1994 21 Year Old Single Cask #1189 Distillery ExclusiveGlenDronach 1994 21 Year Old Single Cask #1189 Distillery Exclusive
Winning bid: £145.00
Lot number: 080-5341

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.

This single cask release was available only from the distillery itself.

Distilled: 14.10.1994

Bottled: October 2015

Age: 21 years old

Cask Type: Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon

Cask Number: 1189

54.1% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 131 / 731

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)
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