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GLEN SCOTIA   

12 years old

40 %            
Glen Scotia Distillery,
Campbeltown, Argyll
A. Gillies & Co. (Distillers) Ltd,
Glasgow

GLEN SCOTIA   

14 years old

40 %                  
Glen Scotia Distillery,
Campbeltown, Argyll

GLEN SCOTIA  

12 years old

58,9%  INFO           
Date distilled May 79
Date bottled 91
Society Cask No. code 93.1
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh

CAMPBELTOWN MALT

geen leeftijd vermelding

40 %          
SINGLE CAMPBELTOWN MALT
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

GLEN SCOTIA   

9 years old

40 %            
THE MACPHAIL'S COLLECTION
Selected Single Distilleries
Distilled 1990
Bottled 1999
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

GLEN SCOTIA  

26 years old

40%                
THE ORIGINAL WHISKY COLLECTION
Distilled 1973
Bottled August 1999
Glen Scotia Distillery,
Campbeltown

GLEN SCOTIA  

8 years old

66,1 %     INFO      
SINGLE CASK SCOTCH MALT WHISKY
Date distilled Feb 91
Date bottled May 99
Society Cask No. code 93.4
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
'Buttermints'

GLEN SCOTIA   

9 years old

43 %            
VINTAGE 1991
Distilled on 11th February 1991
Bottled on 26th July 2000
Cask No. 197
Natural Colour
308 Genummerde flessen
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

GLEN SCOTIA  

13 years old

58,8%                  
SPECIAL INDIVIDUAL
CASK BOTTLING
Distilled July 1977
Bottled February 1991
Wm. Cadenhead Ltd, 18 Golden Square,
Aberdeen.

GLEN SCOTIA  

12 years old

43 %                 
SIGNATORY VINTAGE
Distilled on: 18.03.1992
Bottled on:30.11.2004
Matured in: Refill Butt
Cask No: 304
775 Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

GLEN SCOTIA    

13 years old

46 %                 
THE ULTIMATE SINGLE MALT   
SCOTCH WHISKY SELECTION
Distilled:   25/03/92
Bottled:  08/09/05
Matured  in a bourbon barrel
Cask no:   428
Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Non Chillfiltered
The Ultimate Whisky Company,   N.L.

GLEN SCOTIA   

over 5 years old

45 %                      
SINGLE CASK BOTTLING
Single Campbeltown Malt
Date Distilled:  30th June 2000
Date Bottling: 16thJune 2006
Cask No:  337
Wood Type: American Oak Barrel
350 Numbered Bottles
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Distilled, Matured & Bottled by
Glen Scotia Distillery, Campbeltown

GLEN SCOTIA    

over 6 years old 45 %                  
SINGLE CASK BOTTLING
Single Campbeltown Malt
Date Distilled: 23 rd July 1999
Cask No: 518
Wood Type: Ex - Bourbon Cask
Date of Bottling: 14 th March 2006
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Distilled, Matured & Bottled by
Glen Scotia Distillery, Campbeltown

GLEN SCOTIA   

15 years old

40 %               
THE MACPHAIL'S COLLECTION 1990
Selected Single Distilleries
Single Campbeltown Malt
Distilled  1990
Bottled 2005
Gordon & Macphail,  Elgin

GLEN SCOTIA  

12 years old

61,9 %                      
CASK STRENGHT
SINGLE MALT SCOTCH 1992
Region Campbeltown
Distilled 4/2/92
Refill Sherry Hogsheads
Cask Nos. 90, 95, 98
Bottled 29/6/04
Proprietors: Glen Scotia Distillery Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

GLEN SCOTIA         

1992    

14 years old

46 %
Single Campbeltown Malt
THE  ULTIMATE  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY  SELECTION
Distilled: 25/03/92
Matured in a bourbon barrel
Cask no.  398
Bottled: 11/01/07
Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Non Chillfiltering
The Ultimate Whisky Company, NL

GLEN  SCOTIA            

15 years old  

46 %                                    
1992
Single Campbeltown Malt
THE  ULTIMATE  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY  SELECTION
Distilled: 18/03/92
Matured in a bourbon barrel
Cask no. 410
Bottled 22/01/08
Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Non Chillfiltered
The Ultimate Whisky Company, NL

GLEN  SCOTIA      

Aged 16 years 64.6 %       INFO                               
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Society Single Cask No. 93.32
THE  ANNIVERSARY  25  YEARS
1983   -  2008

Distilled March 1992
Cask type Refill barrel / Ex Bourbon
Outturn 197 Bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
'Old puffer by the harbour wal"

GLEN  SCOTIA    

Aged 16 years  

55,1 %      INFO                               
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Distilled March 1992
Cask type: Refill Butt / ex sherry
Society Single Cask No. 93.34
1 of only 176 bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults,
Leith, Edinburgh
"Absolutely delicious !"

GLEN   SCOTIA      

1 9 9 2  

15 years old  

43 %
THE  MACPHAIL'S  COLLECTION
SELECTED  SINGLE  DISTILLERIES
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled 1992
Bottled 2007
Specially selected produced and bottled by
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

GLEN  SCOTIA    

Aged 17 years

57.5 %   INFO                             
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Distilled February 1992
Cask Type: Refill Butt
Society Single Cask No: 93.36
1 of only 329 bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults,
Leith, Edinburgh
"Spicy sausage and chocolate"

GLEN  SCOTIA  

Aged 17 years

58.0 %  INFO
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Society Single Cask No. 93.38
Distilled: February 1992
Cask type: Refill Butt
Outturn 304 bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
"Stirs the atavistic soul"

GLEN  SCOTIA

Aged  12 years  

61.4 %                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Distilled: 31st  July 1999                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Cask Type: Refill Barrel / ex Bourbon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Society Single Cask: 93.51                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

1 of only 219 Bottles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

"Matron's sick bay and Angustura Bitters"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

GLEN  SCOTIA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

34 years old  

45.0 %                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

THE  ULTIMATE  SINGLE  MALT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

SCOTCH  WHISKY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

RARE  RESERVE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Campbeltown Single Malt                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Distilled: 05/09/77                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Matured in a Hogshead                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Cask no: 2748                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Bottled: 29/11/11                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

229 Numbered Bottles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Selected by The Ultimate Whisky Company.NL

GLEN   SCOTIA                 
Aged 10 years  

46 %                                              
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Quintessentially Scottish
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Glen Scotia Distillery, Highlstreet,  
Campbeltown, Argyll

GLEN  SCOTIA               
Aged 16 years   

46 %                                              
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Quintessentially Scottish
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Glen Scotia Distillery,  Highstreet,
Campbeltown, Argyll

GLEN  SCOTIA
            
Aged 18 years  

46 %                                                
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Quintessentially Scottish
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Glen Scotia Distillery, Highstreet,
Campbeltown, Argyll

GLEN  SCOTIA     

Aged 12 years  

46 %                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

QUINTESSENTIALLY  SCOTTISH                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Non Chill Filtered                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Natural Colour                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Matured primarily in premium quality                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

bourbon casks to our cooperage specification                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Glen Scotia Distillery, Campbeltown

GLEN  SCOTIA INFO
Aged  13  years  

61.4 %                        
SINGLE  MALT  WHISKY  FROM  A
SINGLE  CASK
Date distilled: 31st July 1990
Cask : Refill Barrel / ex Bourbon
Outturn: One of only 217 Bottles
SOCIETY  SINGLE  CASK NO:  CODE  93.55

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Leith,                                                                                                                                                                              

The Vaults, Edinburgh
"Lamb kebab with apples and peppers "

GLEN  SCOTIA INFO
Aged  14 years

60.4 %                         
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Date Distilled:  31st July 1999
Cask Type: Refill Barrel / ex Bourbon
Outturn: One of Only 212 Bottles
Society Single Cask No. Code: 93.58
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
"A manly adventure"

GLEN  SCOTIA
Aged  21 years

46 %                                         
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Quintessentially Scottish
Matured primarily in premium quality
bourbon casks to our cooperage specification
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Glen Scotia Distillery, Highstreet,
Campbeltown, Argyll

GLEN  SCOTIA INFO
Aged  14 years  

60,6 %                          
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Society Single Cask Code No: 93.59
Date Distilled 31st Jul 1999
Cask Type: Refill Barrel / Ex Bourbon
Outturn: One of only 224 Bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
"The Undergraduate"

GLEN  SCOTIA
19  years old  

43 %                                          
THE  MACPHAILS  COLLECTION
Selected Single Distilleries
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled: 1992
Botttled 2011
Specially selected produced and bottled by
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

GLEN  SCOTIA
Estd. 1832
Aged  15  years  

46 %                               
CAMPBELTOWN FINE WHISKY
CLASSIC CAMPBELTOWN   MALT
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Gently Matured in the Finest
American Oak Barrels
Non  Chill Filtered
Rich & Smooth
Distilled, Matured & Bottled in Scotland
Loch Lomond Group
Glen Scotia Distillery,  Campbeltown

An exceptional single malt whisky produced at this historic campbeltown distillery and gently
matured in old American oak barrels before bottling .

It's signature nose has hints of vanilla oak, interwoven with the subtle notes of sea spray and spicy aromatic fruits.

Campbeltown whiskies are intriguing - appealing to those cunsumers looking for  something
a little of the beaten track.

Campbeltown is a small town on the Kintyre peninsular on the west coast of Scotland,

GLEN  SCOTIA
Estd. 1832
DOUBLE  CASK   

46 %                                   
CAMPBELTOWN  FINE  WHISKY
CLASSIC  CAMPBELTOWN  MALT
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
FINISHED  IN  MATURE  AMERICAN  OAK
&  PEDRO  XIMENEZ  SHERRY  CASKS
Non Chill Filtered
Rich & Spicy
Distilled, Matured & Bottled in Scotland
Loch Lomond Group
Glen Scotia Distillery, Campbeltown,
Mull of Kintyre

Our Master Blender hand picks every cask and finishes the preciuous whisky
In first fill Bourbon Barrels and then finishes this outstanding single malt whisky
in Pedro Ximenez sherry casks.

This provides the perfect balance of rich spicy fruits overlaid with the characteristic
sea spray and vanilla oak finish of the house of Glen Scotia.

Campbeltown whiskies are intriguing - appealing to those consumers looking for
something a little of the beaten track.

Campbeltown is a small town on the Kintyre peninsular on the west coast of
Scotland. Affectionally known as the " We Toon".

Affectionally known as the "Wee Toon"
                                                                    
GLEN  SCOTIA
Estd. 1832
V I C T O R I A N A    

51,5 %                      
CAMPBELTOWN  FINE  WHISKY
CLASSIC  CAMPBELTOWN  MALT
Single malt Scotch Whisky
FINISHED  IN THE  FINEST  DEEP
CHARRED  OAK  CASKS
Non Chill Filtered
Rich % Smoky
Distilled, Matured & Bottled In Scotland
Loch Lomond Group
Glen Scotia Distillery, Campbeltown

Campbeltown is a small town on the Kintyre peninsular on the west coast
of Scotland, affectionally known as the "Wee Town".

Campbeltown whiskies are intriguing appealing to those consumers looking
for something a little off the beaten track.

Our Malt master John Peterso, hand selects casks from our reserve cellar,
each chosen for their rare - characteristics and exceptional maturity.

Finished in the finest deeo charred oak, the result is an EXCEPTIOANL  SMOOTH
Single Malt Scotch Whisky where the aroma and flavour work in harmony.

Bottled in the traditional way, straight from the cask and without chill filtration,
it's subtle wood and vanilla flavour is enhanced by a full bodied fruity aroma
and mildly smoky aftertaste.

GLEN  SCOTIA
EST. 1832
Aged 10 years  

50 %                                      
LEGENDS  OF  SCOTIA
QUINTESSENTIALLY  SCOTTISH
CAMPBELTOWN  PICTURE  HOUSE
Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Limited Edition
6000 Bottles
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Glen Scotia Distillery, Campbeltown

GLEN  SCOTIA

19 years
43 %
Cambeltown  Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Macphail’s Collection
Selected Single Distilleries
Distilled: 1992
Bottled: 2011
Specially selected produced and bottled
by Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

Campbeltown
GLEN SCOTIA  (1832 - 1984) (1889 -1994)  (1999

Campbeltown, Argyll. Licentiehouder: A. Gillies & Co, Ltd. Eigendom van Gibson International Ltd.
Gebouwd in 1832 door Stewart Galbraith als Scotia. De distilleerderij zou tot 1895 in handen van deze familie blijven.
De distilleerderij heeft twee ketels en betrekt zijn water van Cross Hill Loch, een kunstmatig meer, aangelegd door de Duke of Argyll, om de distilleerderijen van Campbeltown van water te voorzien.
Stewart Galbraith & Co kocht in 1896 Glen Nevis (1877 - 1923) in de Glebe Street te Camp-beltown.
In 1919 is Duncan MacCallum de eigenaar van Scotia.
Ook in 1919 werd de West Highland Distilleries Ltd, (W.H.M.D.) opgericht door een groep blenders en handelaren, onder leiding van Robertson & Baxter te Glasgow, om de neergang van de whiskyindustrie te Campbeltown te stoppen.
In datzelfde jaar werden door de W.H.M.D. Ardlussa in de Glebe Street, (1879 - 1923), Da-lintober, Queen Street, (1832 - 1925), Glengyle, Glengyle Road, (1873 - 1925), Glen Nevis, in de Glebe Street, ( 1887 - 1923), Kinloch, Saddel Street, (1823 - 1926) en Glen Scotia gekocht.
De opkomst van, en neergang van Campbeltown heeft meerdere redenen: de kunst van het distilleren in Schotland begon hier, en/of op Islay, meegekomen met de missionarissen uit Ierland.
Campbeltown had met Campbeltown Loch één van de mooiste natuurlijke havens ter wereld, en had zo een voorsprong, door goedkoop vervoer boven de distilleerderijen in de Hooglanden.
Vanaf de 15e eeuw werden er al kolen gedolven te Drumlemble, vier en een halve kilometer van Campbeltown gelegen.
Schotten geëmigreerd naar Canada en Amerika, zorgden ook voor vraag naar de whisky.
In zijn hoogtijdagen bezat de stad wel een twintigtal distilleerderijen en in totaal zijn er meer dan dertig geopend en gesloten geweest.
De neergang kwam met het bankroet van de Pattison's in 1899, de overproduktie, mindere kwaliteit en smaak verandering van de afnemers.
Door de enorme voorraden, ontstaan door overproduktie, vóór het bankroet van de blenders Pattison, volgden er heel moeilijke jaren, gevolgd door de eerste wereldoorlog, waarin veel distilleerderijen sloten.
Campbeltown werd extra getroffen door de neergang, er waren al teveel distilleerderijen, en bovendien was de kolenmijn uitgeput en sloot in 1923, waardoor ook de spoorweglijn niet meer rendeerde.
Ook de naamsverandering van Campbeltown in West Highland Malt hielp niet, en in 1923 -1924 ging West Highland Malt Distilleries Ltd, vrijwillig in liquidatie.
David MacCallum, één van de directeuren van de W.H.M.D. nam Glen Scotia over van de West Highland Malt Distilleries, maar moest in 1926 Glen Scotia sluiten.
In de dertiger jaren waren er nog drie distilleerderijen over, Rieclachan (gesloten in 1934 Springbank en Glen Scotia.
In 1931 kopen Bloch Brothers, reeds de eigenaars van Scapa op Orkney, Glen Scotia.

Zij kopen in Januari 1941 ook Glengyle, maar door het begin van de tweede wereldoorlog gaan hun plannen niet door de distilleerderij te heropenen.
In 1954 verkoopt Bloch Brothers zowel Scapa als Glen Scotia aan Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. Hiram Walker behoudt Scapa maar verkoopt Glen Scotia aan A. Gillies & Co, (Distillers) Ltd.A. Gillies & Co, exploiteert lagerpakhuizen, zijn makelaars in whisky, blenders en expor-teren Schotse whisky.
A. Gillies & Co, wordt in 1970 overgenomen door Amalgamated Distilled Products, eigenaar is de Argyll Group.
In korte tijd werden verschillende firma's overgenomen die betrokken zijn bij de whisky-industrie en rond 1980 bezit A.D.P. ongeveer twintig verschillende blended whiskymerken, en met een verkoop van een miljoen dozen per jaar die werden afgevuld in een eigen bottel-fabriek te Grangemouth.
In 1982 wordt Barton Brands Ltd overgenomen.
Barton Brands Ltd is een Amerikaanse groep met vooral activiteiten in de Amerikaanse Whis-keyindustrie, en in 1959 de stap naar Schotland maakten met de aankoop van een aandeel in Littlemill en begonnen met de bouw van Loch Lomond.
In 1971 kwam Littlemill geheel in het bezit van Barton Brands Ltd en werd de dochteronder-neming Barton Distilling (Scotland) Ltd opgericht.
Glen Scotia wordt na een kostbare renovering van 1,5 miljoen dollar in 1984 gesloten. Loch Lomond werd in 1985 verkocht aan Inver House en Littlemill wordt gesloten in 1984.
Amalgamated Distilled Products deed ook mee in een poging om The Distillers Company Ltd over te nemen, maar verloor van Guinness.
In 1989 was er een management buy-out onder de leiding van twee directeuren van A.D.P. Ian Lockwood en Bob Murdoch en met de hulp van Schenley, een Amerikaans- Canadese firma met whiskybelangen.
Schenley had al eerder belangen gehad in de Schotse whiskyindustrie, door de overname in 1956 van Seager, Evans & Co, Ltd. met als belangrijkste merk Long John en de distilleer-derijen Strathclyde, Kinclaith, Tormore en Laphroaig, maar dit avontuur werd in 1971 be-ëindigd.
Gibson International, zoals de firma verder ging heropende Glen Scotia in 1989.
In 1994 ging Gibson International bankroet, de Schotse activiteiten, Barton Distillers (Scotland) Ltd met de distilleerderijen Glen Scotia en Littlemill kwamen in het bezit van Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse, een firma die lagerpakhuizen exploiteert, bottelaar en blender is en sinds 1985 eigenaar is van Loch Lomond, overgenomen van Inver House.
Eigenaar van Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse is Sandy Bulloch, wiens familiegeschiedenis teruggaat tot 1855 toen Lade & Co fuseerden met Bulloch & Co, die Loch Katrine te Glasgow en Lossit op Islay bezaten, ook werd Caol Ila nog gekocht.
Hun toen wereldbekende blended whisky was B L Gold Label.
Maar ook deze firma kwam in moeilijkheden in 1920 en ging in liquidatie en werd in 1927 ingelijfd in de D.C.L. Het merk B L Gold Label bestaat nog steeds en Caol Ila, nu het eigendom van Diageo heeft nog steeds Bulloch Lade & Co als licentiehouder.

De Amerikaanse activiteiten van Barton Brands Ltd kwamen in handen van Canadaigua Brands, een onderneming groot geworden in goedkope wijnen en sinds 31 October 2000 van naam veranderd in Constelltion Brands.
Glen Scotia sloot in 1994 omdat het Clen Catrine Bonded Warehouse alleen te doen was om de voorraden whisky.
In Mei 1999 wordt bekend dat Glen Scotia jaarlijks drie maanden whisky gaat produceren met hulp van Springbank:
On May 5, 1999, the first mash was made by Hector Gatt, the brewer of Springbank distillery.
Mr. Mitchell Sorbie of the Loch Lomond Distillery Company, owners of Glen Scotia Distillery, stated in a press release, 'how pleased he is that it has been possible to arrange for the current season's production to be carried out by the staff of Springbank under the direction of its General Manager Mr. Frank McHardy.
The press release also states. Mr. McHardy is confident that the wide experience of his staff in the complete production of malt whisky from malting to bottling at Springbank will ensure efficient quality production at Glen Scotia.
Het water komt van Crosshill Loch
De Mash tun is 5 ton.
De Wash back is 16.000 liter.
De Wash still is 16.000 liter, de Spirit still 12.000 liter, beiden worden metstoom verhit.
De produktie capaciteit is 750.000 liter spirit per jaar.
1999 Production restarts from 5th May through J.A. Mitchell & Co, owners of
 Springbank       
2000 Loch Lomond Distillers runs operations with its own staff from May onwards.
2005 kapaciteit: 750.000 liter spirit per jaar

GLEN SCOTIA (1832-1928)(1933-1984)(1989-1994)(1999 5th May by
                        J.A. Mitchell from Springbank, 2000 Loch Lomond
                       Distillers runs Glen Scotia from May onwards  

GLEN  SCOTIA  (1832 - 1928) (1933 - 1978) (1979 - 1982 reconstruction takes place)
                            ( 1983 - 1984) (1989 - 1994) (1999 on 5th May through J.A. Mitchell
                           the owners of Springbank) (2000 Loch Lomond Distillers runs operations
                          with his own staff from May onwards)

1832     Founded by Stewart, Galbraith & Co. as Scotia Distillery
Alexander MacKelvie was later made a partner
Founded  as Scotia distillery by Stewart & Galbraith, the partners where John and William Galbraith and  James Stewart.

1840
Alexander Mac Kelvie and James Napier became partners

1885
Alfred Barnard visits Scotia

1891                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Bought by Duncan MacCallum, who also built Glen Nevis Distillery (1877 -  1923)  The two distilleries were incorporated in a limited company Scotia purchased Duncan Mac Callum with the company name Messrs. Stewar      

Galbrath & Co, with the directors Duncan Mac Callum, Thomas Brown and  NeilMcNish

1887     Glen Nevis is bought by Scotch Whisky Distilleries Ltd      
     

1889     Glen Nevis is bought back by Duncan MacCallum after S.W.D. bust in 1889            

    

1897     Scotia completely rebuilt Scotia remodeled as the malting floors were built at front and old buildings where demolished  and the distillery changed to his form as it is today


1919   Sold to West Highland Distilleries Ltd, a consortium led by Robertson &
  Baxter
             

1924     Duncan MacCallum buys Kinloch Distillery (1823 - 1926) from W.H.M.D.  and also acquires Glenside Distillery (1835 - 1926)
            
1926     W.H.M.D. is liquidated

1928     Scotia closes

1928    Duncan MacCallum commits suicide
Bloch Brothers, also owners of Scapa takes over and the name is now Glen Scotia
1931    Duncan Mac Callum dies under mysterious circumstances in the Crosshill Loch
1933    Production at Glen Scotia restarts
Bloch Brothers Ltd ( John & Sir Maurice) also owners of Scapa takes over Scotia   and renamed the distillery Glen Scotia

1941   The empty Glengyle Distillery is bought by the Bloch Brothers, but the war
intervened and nothing came of it
      

1954  Hiram Walker buys Glen Scotia and Scapa
  

 1955 A  Gillies & Co are the new owners
.
1970   A. Gillies & Co becomes part of Amagamated Distilled Products

1979 - 1982   Reconstruction takes place
                                 
1984   The distillery closes

1988
Bought by Barton U.K

1989  Amalgameted Distilled Products is taken over by Gibson International
Production restarts

1994   Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse Ltd takes over
Glen Scotia is mothballed

1996
Loch Lomond Distillers with as owner Alexander (Sandy) Bulloch buys Glen Scotia

1999   Production restarts from 5th May through J.A. Mitchell & Co, owners of
Springbank

2000   Loch Lomond Distillers runs operations with his own staff from May onwards

2005   A 12 year old is released

2006  A peated version from 1999 is released

2010

Glen Scotia is running at 15 % of its capacity = 100.000 litres a year.

Peated spirit, 30 ppm, is produced since 1999, and were released in 2006 and 2007 as
6 and 7 years old.

The wasbacks are made of Corton steel.  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Between 1979 and 1982,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Amalgamated Distillers products                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 ( A.D.P.) are owners 1 million pounds are
spent for refurbishing the distillery,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

  but Glen Scotia closed in 1984.
Glen Scotia starts production in 1989,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 owners then, Gibson International,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

owners of A.D.P.
Then Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 Ltd bought the distillery in 1994.
Glen Scotia starts production on a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

modest scale in 1999.
After Iain McAlister became manager                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Glen Scotia was painted in 2008,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

  six washbacks were installed in 2011
and also a new wash still condenser                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

and spirit still condenser in 2012.
The racked warehouse used dates from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

1971
From now on (2012) Glen Scotia is now                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

promoted as a premium single malt whisky,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

  and producing whisky with a growth of
500 % in 2012.
The new range of Glen Scotia expressions:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 12, 12, 16, 18, 21 years old.
A 1973 Vintage is released in 2012.
New packaging is introduced, and also                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

peated versions are coming out.
New bottling are at 46 % and non                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

chill filtered.
The mash tun is from 1970 and cast                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 iron lauter, there are 6 stainless steel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

washbacks with a capacity  of 20.000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

  litres each
The wash still is 11.000 litres, the spirit still                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

7.000 litres.
There are three mashes a week.
In 2011 12.000 litres of lightly peated                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 whisky was made and in the future also a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

  heavily peated whisky will be made

Between 1979 and 1982, when                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Amalgamated Distillers products                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 ( A.D.P.) are owners 1 million pounds are
spent for refurbishing the distillery,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 but Glen Scotia closed in 1984.
Glen Scotia starts production in 1989,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 owners then, Gibson International,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 owners of A.D.P.
Then Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

 Ltd bought the distillery in 1994.
Glen Scotia starts production on a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

modest scale in 1999.
After Iain McAlister became manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  Glen Scotia was painted in 2008,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

six washbacks were installed in 2011
and also a new wash still condenser                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

and spirit still condenser in 2012.
The racked warehouse used dates from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

1971
From now on (2012) Glen Scotia is now                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

  promoted as a premium single malt whisky,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

  and producing whisky with a growth of
500 % in 2012.
The new range of Glen Scotia expressions:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 12, 12, 16, 18, 21 years old.
A 1973 Vintage is released in 2012.
New packaging is introduced, and also                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 peated versions are coming out.
New bottling are at 46 % and non                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

chill filtered.
The mash tun is from 1970 and cast                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

  iron lauter, there are 6 stainless steel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

  washbacks with a capacity  of 20.000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

litres each
The wash still is 11.000 litres, the spirit still                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

7.000 litres.
There are three mashes a week.
In 2011 12.000 litres of lightly peated                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

whisky was made and in the future also a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

heavily peated whisky will be made.

Water: Crosshill Loch
Mash tun: 1 x 5 tonnes
Wasback: 1 x 16000 litres
1 wash still x 16000 litres
1 x spirit still x 12000 litres
Output: 750.000 litres

We, the Tasting Panel, verify that the Scotch Malt Whisky inside this bottle has been
passed under some of the most scrupulous noses in the world and approved for re-
lease as a Society bottling.

Only single cask whiskies that promise to intrigue, entertain and delight our members
are selected, true to our motto: "TO  LEAVE  NO  NOSE UPTURNED ".

This limited edition bottling of 6000 bottles is being
released to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of
the date this prestigious Glasgow School Art Noveau
design style of cinema was built in 1913.

Designed by A. V. Gardener it is the oldest continuous
operating in Scotland and one of the oldest in the world.

This limited edition bottling will provide a contribution
Towards the restoration work being undertaken by the
Campbeltown Community Business Ltd organisation
as a gesture of support for Campbeltown's heritage
and community.


GILLIES & CO DISTILLERS


According to Richard Paterson, who began his illustrious whisky blending career with A. Gillies & Co in Glasgow in 1966, the company was ‘an old-fashioned firm involved in broking, blending and distilling.’

While the company was based out of Renfield Street in Glasgow, it operated the Glen Scotia distillery and a whisky warehousing and bottling site in Campbeltown, the latter formed from the merger of Glen Nevis and Ardlussa’s disused warehouses.

Its main Scotch whisky brands included the Old Court, Scotia Royale and Royal Culross blends, as well as Glen Scotia single malt.

A GILLIES & CO DISTILLERS

A. Gillies & Co was founded by Sir Maurice Bloch, founder of whisky blender and broker Bloch Brothers.

The firm acquired the Glen Scotia distillery in 1955 from Hiram Walker, which had itself acquired the distillery 12 months earlier from Bloch Bros.

In the same year the company bought the disused warehouses of Ardlussa and Glen Nevis distilleries in Campbeltown. The two neighbouring distilleries both closed in 1923, though their warehouses were combined in 1936 by Glen Nevis and Ardlussa Warehouses as a blending and bottling facility.

A. Gillies & Co. was eventually acquired by Amalgamated Distilled Products (ADP) in 1970, which became part of supermarket tycoon James Gulliver’s Argyll Group in 1983.

The firm held Glen Scotia’s license until its mothballing in 1984, and following Gulliver’s failed bid to purchase Distillers Company Ltd in 1985, A. Gillies & Co, along with ADP’s distilling interests, which included Glen Scotia and Littlemill distilleries, were sold to Gibson International.

Gibson was later acquired by Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse Ltd in 1994, where A. Gillies & Co. remains a subsidiary under the name AG Bowling Ltd. Its Scotia Royale and Old Court brands were transferred to Loch Lomond Distillers in 2014.

A. Gillies & Co’s former office on Renfield Street is now the location of a sandwich shop.

DISTILLERIES & BRANDS

Burberrys
BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY
Old Governor
BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY
Old Worthy
BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY
Royal Culross
BLENDED MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
ASSOCIATED COMPANIES

Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse (Owner)


Across town at Glen Scotia, a private equity company acquired the distillery (with Loch Lomond at Alexandria) last year. After decades of neglect, work had started to improve Glen Scotia before acquisition, as manager Iain McAlister explains.

‘We’d already increased annual production from 100,000 litres a year to 350,000 litres and installed new washbacks before the new owners came along. Since the change in ownership, we’ve also been improving the overall image of the place, and we opened a distillery shop this spring, with pre-booked distillery tours now available.’

The single pair of stills has been cleaned and lacquered, and shine for the first time in living memory, while a three-section warehouse has been developed, allowing single malt stock to be matured on site.

‘We’ve just launched a revised Glen Scotia line-up of three new expressions – a 15-year-old, a Double Cask, and Victoriana – which are being promoted globally, and there’s a real sense that the distillery and the whisky have got their confidence back,’ says McAlister.

GLEN SCOTIA BRINGS CAMPBELTOWN TO LONDON
27 February 2018
Glen Scotia distillery is launching the Glen Scotia Grand Tour next month, a tasting experience in London’s Borough Market that will replicate the sights and sounds of the distillery’s home in Campbeltown.

Campbeltown harbour
Grand Tour: Glen Scotia is taking the sights, smells and tastes of Campbeltown on tour
Based in Borough Market’s Wine Pantry store, the Grand Tour will give whisky lovers the chance to experience a visit to the distillery on Scotland’s west coast, without leaving their seats.

After sampling whisky-based cocktails and canapes, Campbeltown scenes and views of the Mull of Kintyre will be digitally projected onto the walls to create an ‘immersive’ experience.

The smallest of Scotland’s whisky-producing regions, Campbeltown is a remote area on Scotland’s west coast that was once the capital of whisky production and home to 30 distilleries. The region is now home to just three: Glen Scotia, Springbank and Glengyle (which produces Kilkerran whisky).

Iain McAlister, distillery manager at Glen Scotia, said: ‘We are the first to admit that Campbeltown isn’t the easiest to get to, but when whisky fans visit Glen Scotia, they are deeply impressed by the unique character of the region.

‘Our Glen Scotia Grand Tour will allow whisky lovers to share that sense of discovery and experience the lure of Campbeltown for themselves.’

The 60-minute Grand Tour will ‘guide’ visitors through the distillery manager’s office into the dunnage warehouse, where visitors will be able to sample drams straight from an authentic cask including a whisky exclusive to the experience.

Visitors will also have the chance to win a trip to the distillery to experience the region for themselves.

The Glen Scotia Grand Tour will run at the Wine Pantry from 15-17 March 2018, before being rolled out internationally to countries including the US.

Tickets and more information are available from skiddle.com.


CAMPBELTOWN WHISKY
Whisky making on the Campbeltown peninsula dates back to 1636 when a farm at Crosshill made a return for 6 quarts of Aqua Vitae payable to the town of Lochhead, the former name for Campbeltown. With the ready availability of local barley ‘bere’, peat for drying the malted barley and fresh water, the area became a rich bed of illicit whisky production through the late 18th century and the first years of the 19th century.

The final key element was the Armour family, a firm of local plumbers and coppersmiths, who arrived in Campbeltown in 1798. Robert Armour’s coppersmith business, set up in 1811, was the perfect cover for the manufacture of 4 part illicit stills made up of ‘The Vessel’, typically less than 40 gallons, ‘head , arm and the worm’. Robert Armour kept detailed records in his Still Book up until 1817. The map below shows the sites of all the stills supplied by Armour from 1811-1817.

THE DISTILLERY
Campbeltown or Lochhead as it was earlier known, was reportedly the ancient seat of the Scottish Parliament set up by King Fergus in 503AD. Indeed the site of the Glen Scotia distillery is built near to Campbeltown’s ancient parliament square. It is suggested that the Stone of Destiny, on which all Scottish monarchs were crowned, came from here.

Towards the southern end of the Mull of Kintyre, Campbeltown is an isolated, distinctive place. The whisky produced here is special too - so much so that it’s classified as a separate region, quite apart from the Highland, Speyside, Lowland and Islay whiskies which are perhaps better known today.

With an excellent water supply, easy access to peat and grain and a growing market in Victorian Britain and beyond, little Campbeltown had 28 distilleries by 1851, and proudly proclaimed itself ‘the whisky capital of the world’. Today only three distilleries remain, of which ours, Glen Scotia, is one of the finest in Scotland.

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Glen Scotia adopts 100,000 bees
October, 2018


Loch Lomond Group's Glen Scotia has adopted 100,000 bees to increase the sustainability of the distillery’s environment.

The Campbeltown-based distillery teamed up with the Plan Bee, Scotland’s leading beekeepers, as part of its plan to position the Kintyre peninsula at the forefront of Scotland’s food and drink map.

The honey produced on-site will be available to purchase at the distillery in spring 2019 and Glen Scotia hopes it will be on sale at the next Glen Scotia Open Day, which is to be held as part of the Campbeltown Malts Festival in May 2019.

Iain McAlister, distillery manager at Glen Scotia said: “We’re dedicated to improving our corporate sustainability, and by partnering up with Plan Bee, we can help one of the world’s hardest workers.

“They (the bees) will help us to progress our plans to be more sustainable and protect Scotland’s beautiful countryside, which is so crucial to the distilling industry.

“Whisky itself is made with natural ingredients – water, yeast and malted barley, so it is essential that we do what we can to have a positive impact on the environment and protect the land on which we depend to make our wonderful award-winning Glen Scotia single malt Scotch.”

Plan Bee is an eco-innovation business offering beehive adoption, management and educational services to individuals and organisations. By providing an area where the bees can thrive, Glen Scotia is helping to preserve the endangered species.

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