GlenDronach 1993 Hand Filled Cask #1616

GlenDronach 1993 Hand Filled Cask #1616
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Winning bid: £410.00
Lot number: 085-3047

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: 24.09.1993

Bottled: 07.08.2012

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 1616

59.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 120

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Featured in: The 85th Auction (April 27 – May 6, 2018)