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THE GLENDRONACH  12  years old 43 %            
Wm. Teacher & Sons, Ltd, Glasgow

THE GLENDRONACH  12 years old 43 %
LAST  BOTTLE  AND  EMPTY  
        
MATURED IN SHERRY CASKS
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE GLENDRONACH   12  years old 43 %           
TRADITIONAL
Matured  in
Seasoned Oak and Sherry Casks
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE GLENDRONACH   15  years old 40 %             
100 % MATURED IN SHERRY CASKS
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE GLENDRONACH   18  years old 43 %             
Distilled: 1976
Bottled: 1994
Matured in
Seasoned Oak and Sherry Casks
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

GLENDRONACH  9 years old 59 %            
VINTAGE 1987
Matured in a Sherry Butt
Distilled 29.5.87
Bottled 11.3.97
Butt No. 61
660 bottles
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

GLENDRONACH   9 years old 43 %           
VINTAGE 1987
Matured in a Sherry Butt
Bottled 15.2.97
Distilled 29.5.87
Cask No. 58
880 bottles
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

GLENDRONACH   13 years old 46 %            
Distilled: 1990
Bottled: 2003
Cask Ref: MM 579
Cask Type: Bourbon
Not Chill Filtered
Not Coloured
Ideal Drinking Strenght
Rigorously Selected
'Clachan A Choin
Murray McDavid Ltd,
Glasgow and London

GLENDRONACH       Aged  33 years  51,4 %    INFO
1 9 7 5                                                        
THREE  GENERATIONS
distilled in 1975 by ALBERT SHAND
Distiller and Glendronach Manager
filled into the cask by EUAN SHAND
who also coopered the cask and
finally bottled in 2008 by ANDREW SHAND
Euan's son

THE     GLENDRONACH          Aged 12 year  43 %    INFO                               
ORIGINAL
HIGHLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Matured in a Combination of the Finest
Pedro Ximinez and Oloroso Sherry Casks
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited
Forge by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE  GLENDRONACH        Aged 15 years  46 %          INFO           
REVIVAL
HIGHLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Exlusively Matured in the finest Spanish
Oloroso Sherry Casks
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
The Glendronach Distillery Co Limited,
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE  GLENDRONACH       Aged 18 years 46 %            INFO       
ALLARDICE HIGHLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Exclusively Matured in the Finest
Spanish Oloroso Sherry Casks
Date Bottled April 09
Lot 1
6600 Numbered Bottles
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited,
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE  GLENDRONACH    Aged 18 years 46 %     INFO              
ALLARDICE
HIGHLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Exclusively Matured in the Finest
Spanish Oloroso Sherry Casks
Date Bottled April 09
Lot 1
6600 Numbered Bottles
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited,
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE  GLENDRONACH    Aged 15 years  46 %   INFO                
REVIVAL
HIGHLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Exlusively Matured in the finest Spanish
Oloroso Sherry Casks
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
The Glendronach Distillery Co Limited,
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE     GLENDRONACH  Aged 12 year  43 %    INFO                          
ORIGINAL
HIGHLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Matured in a Combination of the Finest
Pedro Ximinez and Oloroso Sherry Casks
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited
Forge by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE  GLENDRONACH  Aged 38 Years  49.4 %  INFO
 1 9 7 1
HIGHLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY   
Date Distilled  25/02/1971
SINGLE  CASK
Cask type OLOROSO  BUTT
Cask Number 483
Date Bottled 07/2009
544 Numbered Bottles, numbered by hand
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Limited,
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE  GLENDRONACH     INFO
Aged  14 years  46 %                           
VIRGIN  OAK  FINISH
HIGHLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Finished in The Finest
American Virgin Oak Casks
Distilled, Matured and Bottled by
The Proprietors
The Glendronach Distillery Limited
Licensed since 1826
Forgue, Huntly, Aberdeenshire.

THE   GLENDRONACH
                                                                           

THE  GLENDRONACH  Since 1826
CASK  STRENGHT   55,2 % INFO                                  
BATCH  2
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Matured in a Combination of the
Finest Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez
Sherry Casks
Bottled at Cask Strenght
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Dstilled, Matured and Bottled by
The Proprietors
The Glendronach Distillery Co, Ltd,
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire

THE  GLENDRONACH  INFO      
Aged  10  years old  55,3 %              30,00    60,00
SINGLE  CASK
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled  2 0 0 2
Specially selected during
The Usquebach Society
Whisky Trip March 6th 2013
Date distilled 19/07/2002
Fresh Virgin Oak Hogshead
Cask Number 1743
312 Numbered Bottles
The GlenDronach Distillery Co, Ltd
Forgue by Huntly, Aberdeenshire.

THE  GLENDRONACH
Aged 8 years 43 %                              
Fine Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled and Bottled
in Scotland
Bourbon & Sherry Cask
Special Bottling for
Whisky Manufaktur
Since 2000
Limited Edition
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Whisky Manufaktur, Berlin

THE  GLENDRONACH INFO
Licensed since 1826
8 years old  46 %                                           
THE  HIELAN
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Matured and Married in a
combination of the finest
Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Distilled, Matured and Bottled by
The Proprietors
The Glendronach Distillery Limited
Forgue, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

GLENDRONACH INFO
Age 9 years 58.3 %                                   
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK                                                                                                                                                       Date Distilled: 8th  June 2006
Cask Type: Refill Barrel / ex Bourbon
Outturn: One of Only 172 Bottles
Society Single Cask: Code:  9 6 . 8
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
Sweet, Fruity & Mellow
Relaxing in an Alpine meadow

Highland Malt
Speyside
THE GLENDRONACH (1826 -1996) (2002


Forgue, Huntly, Aberdeenshire. Licentiehouder: Wm. Teacher & Sons Ltd. Werkmaatschappij van Caledonian Malt Whisky Distillers Ltd. Onderdeel van Allied Distillers Ltd. De wijnen drankdivisie van Hiram Walker Ltd. Eigendom van Allied Lyons Plc.
Gesticht in 1826 door James Allardyce, samen met een syndikaat van lokale zakenmensen. Het was één van de eerste legale distilleerderijen in de Hooglanden. De naam komt van de nabij gelegen Dronac Burn.
Daar wanbeheer, gevolgd door een grote brand in 1837, eindigde het beheer van James Allardyce.
Walter Scott, een ervaren distillateur, die het vak had geleerd te Teaninich, werd de volgende eigenaar. Hij was heel succesvol, en welvarend.
In 1920 werd The Glendronach verkocht aan Captain Charles Grant, de vijfde zoon van William Grant van Glenfiddich.
De familie Grant bleef 40 jaar eigenaar van The Glendronach tot in 1960 George Grey Grant de distilleerderij verkocht aan Wm. Teacher & Sons Ltd.
Gedurende de jaren 1966 - 1967 werd de distilleerderij verbouwd en de kapaciteit ver-dubbeld.
Wm. Teachers & Sons Ltd werd in 1976 overgenomen door Allied Brewers. In 1981 werd Allied Brewers deel van Allied - Lyons.
In 1987 werd het Canadese concern Hiram Walker - Gooderham & Worts overgenomen nadat al eerder de helft van het aandelenkapitaal in hun bezit was.
Een poging om The Distillers Company Ltd over te nemen mislukte.
Allied Distillers kocht in 1990 de drankendivisie van Whitbread, ook een bierbrouwer, en kreeg toen The Tormore en Laphroaig in zijn bezit, met de merken Long John en Black Bottle.
Met de fusie met Domecq kwam ook Lochside bij de groep.
Glendronach is Keltisch voor dal van de bramen en ligt vlakbij een roekenkolonie.
Glendronach werd in 1995 (tijdelijk) gesloten.
De vier ketels worden met kolen gestookt. Het proceswater komt van de Source Burn, het koelwater van de Dronach Burn.
Ongeveer 15 % wordt door Glendronach zelf gemout. De gerst komt van boeren in de omgeving.
Op 1 Mei 2002 wordt Glendronach weer opgestart, men gaat 270.000 liter spirit produceren dit jaar, volgend jaar 1.000.000 liter.

De mouterij blijft gesloten.
De Mash tun is 3.72 ton. De Wash backs, negen stuks, hebben elk een inhoud van 18.125 liter.
De twee Wash stills hebben elk een inhoud van 13.635 liter, de twee Spirit stills elk 6800 liter.
De capaciteit was 900.000 liter.
In Mei 2001, na een periode van zes jaar, wordt Glendronach opgestart door Paul Porter -Smith, de managing - director van Allied Distillers Ltd.
Tot eind December 2001 werd er 270.000 liter spirit geproduceerd te Glendronach, het is de bedoeling dat in 2002 ëën miljoen liter alcohol wordt geproduceerd.
Het laatste jaar voor zijn sluiting in 1996 werd er 300.000 liter spirit geproduceerd. De nieuwe spirit wordt nu gelagerd in first - fill American bourbon casks.

Februari 2003
Dumbarton Distillery sluit. Het komplex waar ook het hoofdkantoor van Allied was gevestigd, hergde ook de Dumbarton Grain distilleerderij, en ook werden de malt whiskies Lomond, waarvan slechts één botteling bekend is, uitgebracht door de Scotch Malt.Whisky Society, The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh onder code nummer 98.1, en Inverleven.
De capaciteit van de Grain distilleerderij Strathclyde wordt vergroot tot 39 miljoen liter spirit per jaar, dat was 32 miljoen liter.
Het hoofdkantoor wordt gevestigd te Kilmalid.
Het enorme gebouwencomplex is verkocht aan twee projectontwikkelaars.

2005   The distillery sluit een half jaar, om de ketels om te bouwen van kolen gestookte-
tot indirect met stoom gestookte ketels
           De distilleerderij wordt in September weer opgestart
           Chivas Brothers onderdeel van Pernod Ricard, wordt de nieuwe eigenaar door de
           overname van Allied Domecq


2008   September ongeveer 4 jaar nadat Billy Walker, samen met twee Zuid - Afrikaanse
compagnons Geoff Bell en Wayne Kiesewetter Ben Riach hebben overgenomen
wordt nu Glendronach gekocht
Nu worden er van Glendronach alleen een 12- en 33 jaar oude whisky uitgebracht

De voorraad van Glendronach zou van heel hoge kwaliteit zijn, vooral oudere whiskies gelagerd op sherry vaten, alleen de whisky van de laatste jaren zijn gerijpt op Bourbon vaten

History:

1826            Founded by a consortium led by James Allardes

1837            The major part of the distillery is destroyed in a fire
 
1852           Walter Scott from Teaninich takes over

1887           Walter Scott dies and the distillery is taken over by a consortium from Leith

1920           Charles Grant, son of the founder of Glenfiddich Distillery, buys Glendronach
            for 9.000 Pounds and production starts 3 months later

1960          William teacher & Sons buys Glendronach

1966 - 1967
                 The number of stills is increased from two to four

1976          A visitor centre is opened

1976          Allied Breweries takes over William Teacher & Sons

1991          Glendronach is one of a selected few in Caledonian Malts by Allied Distillers

1996          Glendronach is mothballed

2002          Production starts on 14th May

2005         Glendronach 33 years old is launched and the distillery closes for six months to
                 rebuild  from coal to indirecht firing by steam and reopens in September
                Chivas Brothers, Pernod Ricard becomes new owner through the acquisition
                of Allied Domecq

2008         Pernod Ricard sells Glendronach to owners of Ben Riach, headed by Billy Walker,
                for 15.000.000 Pounds  

Although known for maturing predominantly in sherry casks since reopening in 2002 the whole production has been filled in bourbon casks

THE  GLENDRONACH


James  Allardice (1780 - 1849)

Inventor,  Pioneer, Entrepreneur, Founder of The Glendronach Distillery


Founded in 1826 by James Allardice Glen Dronach was one of the very first licensed distilleries

Allardice was a colourful character and stories abound as to how he promoted his whisky
with entrepreneurial flair.

He was also a pioneer of wood finishing and would have celebrated today's superb Glen Dronach

Matured in a combination of the best Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso sherry casks - the Glen Dronach is a perfectly balanced, smooth, creamy full - bodied single malt Scotch whisky


The GlenDronach distillery in the Forgue valley in Aberdeenshire is named after the source
of its water; the Dronach burn

It has a history of enterprising owners from the flamboyant James Allardice to the ambitious
Walter Scott. Although times have moved on the process used to create the GlenDronach
have remained largely unchanged.

Today's malt is created using great Oregon pine washbacks and the same shaped still used
in 1826

October 2009

There is an investment in sherry cask of 5.000.000 Pounds in the next 4 or 5 years
and an investment of 2.000.000 in brand promotion

In 2008 20.000 bottles of Glendronach were sold, 2009 150.000.

The new owners of Glendronach have selected five Vintages for their first series
of single cask bottling

All five in the traditional Glendronach style: richly sherried, from Oloroso Butts.

Each will bottled at cask strength, natural colour, no chill filtered and bottles are
individually numbered by hand and will be housed in a de luxe gift box

The full cask list in 2009 is:

1971     cask  483   38 years old
1972     cask  719   37 years old
1992     cask 1140  16 years old
1993     cask   523  16 years old
1996     cask   193  13 years old

James  Allardice (1780 - 1849)

Inventor,  Pioneer, Entrepreneur, Founder of The Glendronach Distillery


Founded in 1826 by James Allardice Glen Dronach was one of the very first licensed distilleries

Allardice was a colourful character and stories abound as to how he promoted his whisky
with entrepreneurial flair.

He was also a pioneer of wood finishing and would have celebrated today's superb Glen Dronach

Matured in a combination of the best Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso sherry casks - the Glen Dronach is a perfectly balanced, smooth, creamy full - bodied single malt Scotch whisky


The GlenDronach distillery in the Forgue valley in Aberdeenshire is named after the source
of its water; the Dronach burn

It has a history of enterprising owners from the flamboyant James Allardice to the ambitious
Walter Scott. Although times have moved on the process used to create the GlenDronach
have remained largely unchanged.

Today's malt is created using great Oregon pine washbacks and the same shaped still used
in 1826

The GlenDronach was chosen in a momentous time in the history of the Usquebach Society.
Twenty eight members made the pilgrimage to one of the most scenic distilleries in Scotland, to adore eight of the highest quality samples of the finest nectar GlenDronach has
to offer.

The angels guided us to thid Virgin Oak expression which is as fresh as a woman just out of the shower, as multi - layered as a brilliant musician and with the depth of an accomplished
novelist.

This GlenDronach has a story, listen to it, take it in, and enjoy.

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