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GlenDronach 9 Year Old 'Darth Vader' Danish Release

GlenDronach 9 Year Old 'Darth Vader' Danish Release
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Winning bid: £260.00
Lot number: 084-2090

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 forms part of a trilogy of releases for the Danish market, affectionately known by some as the Star Wars trilogy for reasons not entirely understood by Scotch Whisky Auctions. This is apparently the "Darth Vader" edition.

Age: 9 years old

Cask Type: Pedro Ximenez Sherry

48% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of 3000 bottles released

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 84th Auction (March 23 – April 1, 2018)