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LOCHSIDE   10 years old 40 %           
LAST BOTTLE AND EMPTY
Macnab Distilleries Limited,
Montrose

LOCHSIDE   21 years old 40 %            
CONNOISSEURS CHOICE
Distilled 1966
Bottled 1987
Proprietors: Macnab Distilleries Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

LOCHSIDE   31 years old 57.7 %              
SILENT STILLS
Distilled 1.7.66
Bottled 28.5.98
Cask No. 3910
230 bottles
Lochside Distillery
Malt Macnab Distilleries Ltd
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

LOCHSIDE   17 years old 40 %            
CONNOISSEURS CHOICE
Distilled 1981
Bottled 1998
Proprietors: Macnab Distilleries Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

LOCHSIDE  17 years old 40%                    
RARE OLD SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH WHISKY
Distilled 1981
Bottled 1998
Proprietors: Macnab Distilleries Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

LOCHSIDE   20 years old 60,3 %       INFO          
SINGLE CASK SCOTCH MALT WHISKY
Date Distilled May 81
Date Bottled Jun 01
Society Cask Code 92.8
Outturn 552 bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
'A Mechanic's Break'

LOCHSIDE   12 years old 43%                   
CONNOISSEURS CHOICE
Distilled 1991
Bottled 2003
Proprietors: Macnab Distillers Ltd.
Gordon &Macphail, Elgin

LOCHSIDE   18 years old 46 %          
COASTAL SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH WHISKY
Distilled May 1981
Bottled February 2000
Cask Ref: M M 9636
Refill Sherry
Not Chill Filtered
Not Coloured
Murray McDavid! Ltd, Glasgow and London

LOCHSIDE   19 years old 46 %             
COASTAL SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH WHISKY
Distilled May 1981
Bottled March 2001
Cask Ref: MM 9637
Refill Sherry
Not Chill Filtered
Not Coloured
Murray McBavid1 Ltd,
Glasgow and London

LOCHSIDE   21 years old 50 %              
THE OLD MALT CASK 50o
Single Cask Bottling
Distilled May 1979
Bottled June 2000
306 bottles
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Douglas Laing & Co, Ltd. Glasgow

LOCHSIDE   20 years old 46 %             
COASTAL SINGLE  
MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
Distilled May 1981
Bottled December 2001
Cask Ref: MM 2106
Refill Sherry
Not Chill Filtered
Not Coloured
Murray McDavid Ltd,
Glasgow and London

LOCHSIDE  35 years old 50%         
THE OLD MALT CASK 50o
A Single Cask Bottling
Distilled December 1966
Bottled January 2002
216 bottles
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Douglas Laing & Co, Ltd, Glasgow

LOCHSIDE   21 years old 60,7 %                 
East Highland
AUTHENTIC COLLECTION
Cask Strenght
Distilled 1981
Cask: Sherry Hogshead
Bottled: June 2002
No. of Bottles: 306
Distillery: Closed
Wm. Cadenhead, Campbeltown,
Argyll

LOCHSIDE   36 years old 51,8 %   INFO       
SCOTTISH CASTLES
Series 6 Castle Stalker
Limited Christmas Edition
Cask Strenght
Distilled 1966
Bottled November 2002
Cask No. 3912
Imported by Jack Wiebers
Whisky World, Gemany
The Highlands & Islands
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Glasgow

LOCHSIDE   22 years old 59%            
East Highland
AUTHENTIC COLLECTION
Cask Strenght
Distilled 1981
Wood Type: Sherry Hogshead
Bottled: July 2003
No. of Bottles: 276
Wm. Cadenhead Limited,
Campbeltown, Argyll

LOCHSIDE   13 years old 63,1%             
Distilled: 1991
Bottled: 2004
Cask No. 15184
Limited Edition
171 Bottles
GORDON & MACPHAIL RESERVE

LOCHSIDE     23 years old 46 %         INFO         
BERRY'S OWN SELECTION
SINGLE 1981 MALT
Scots Whisky
From Lochside Distillery, Montrose, Angus
Highland
Distilled 1981
Drawn from Cask Nos 610/613
Unchillfiltered
Uncoloured
Berry Bros, & Rudd,
3 St. James's Street, London

LOCHSIDE       22  years old 50 %             
THE OLD MALT CASK 50o
A Single Cask Bottling
CLOSED DISTILLERY
Quality and Rarity Value
Distilled 1979 May
Bottled 2001 December
276 Bottles
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Douglas Laing & Co, Ltd, Glasgow
                        
LOCHSIDE     19 years old 40 %                 
1981
RARE OLD SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
A Special Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled 1981
Bottled 2000
Proprietors: Macnab Distillers Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

LOCHSIDE    Aged  40 years  47,3 %                                        
SIGNATORY  VINTAGE
CASK  STRENGHT  COLLECTION
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled on: 22/12/1966
Matured in a Sherry Hogshead
Cask No: 7535
Bottled on: 29/06/2007
Numbered Bottles
114 Bottles
Natural Colour
Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edunburgh
                                     
LOCHSIDE     Aged  40 years 54,4 %                                         
SIGNATORY  VINTAGE
CASK  STRENGHT  COLLECTION
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled on: 22/12/1966
Matured in a Sherry Hogshead
Cask No: 7536
Bottled on: 29/06/2007
Numbered Bottles
213 Bottles
Natural Colour
Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

LOCHSIDE     16 years old   43 %        INFO                             
1991
CONNOISSEURS  CHOICE
Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillation Date: September 1991
Cask Type: Refill Bourbon Barrels
Bottling date: July 2007
Proprietors: Macnab Distillers Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

LOCHSIDE    24 years old 43 %                                 
1981
RARE  OLD  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
A Special Single malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled 1981
Bottled 2005
Proprietors Macnab Distillers Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

LOCHSIDE    18 years old  61.8 %                          
1 9 9 1
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
GORDON  &  MACPHAIL  RESERVE
Distilled 18/09/1991
Cask Type: Refill Bourbon Barrel
Cask No: 15216
Bottled 15/01/2009
Selected by Van Wees, Amersfoort January 2009
Limited Edition
184 Bottles
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

Highland Malt
The Eastern Highlands
LOCHSIDE  (1833 - 1992)

Hillside, Montrose. Licentiehouder: MacNab Distilleries Ltd. Eigendom van Distillerias y Crianza del Whisky S.A. (D.Y.C). Het eigendom van Allied Domecq.
Lochside werd gesticht in 1781 als bierbrouwerij met de naam Clayshades, genoemd naar de kleigronden ten westen en zuiden van de brouwerij.
Omstreeks 1830 werd de naam veranderd in Lochside, wat komt van Mary's Loch, gelegen in de nabijheid.
William Ross was toen de eigenaar en verkocht in 1833 de brouwerij aan James Deuchar & Sons te Newcastle on Tyne, een heel bekende bierbrouwer in die tijd.
Die herbouwde de brouwerij naar een ontwerp van Charles Doig, die veel distilleerderijen heeft ontworpen en uitvinder was van de Pagode roof.
Lochside weerspiegelt de Bauhaus stijl die toen opgang maakte in Duitsland.
In de markante toren werd bovenin begonnen met het brouwproces en eindigde met bier beneden, waar paarden en wagens klaar stonden om het produkt naar de lokale pubs en haven van Montrose te brengen, waar het bier met speciale schepen 'Beeries', genaamd naar Newcastle werd verscheept.
Dit laatste hield stand tot 1956 toen Scottish & Newcastle Breweries Lochside kochten, de brouwerij sloot en de produktie overbrachten naar Edinburgh.
In 1957 werd Lochside overgenomen door Joseph W. Hobbs.
Hij had met Amerikaanse steun tijdens de drooglegging een aantal Schotse distilleerderijen overgenomen, en daarmee speculeerde op het einde van die drooglegging om Schotse whisky naar Amerika te verkopen.
Nadat hij de distilleerderijen weer van de hand had gedaan begon hij nu opnieuw als dis-tillateur met Lochside en Ben Nevis.
Tot 1961 bleef graanwhisky het enige produkt.
Maar omdat in het begin van de jaren zestig in Schotland grotere graandistilleerderijen werden gebouwd, zoals Invergordon, en het produkt goedkoper konden produceren zag Höbbs^ in dat zijn kleinschalige produktieeenheden die concurentie moeilijk vol zou kunnen houden.
Hij bouwde een deel van de brouw uitrusting om tot pot stills.
Bedoeling was om de graan- en maltwhisky ter plaatse te blenden, hij noemde dat 'blending at birth'.
Joseph Hobbs stierf in 1964.
Lochside sloot in 1971.
In 1973 neemt het Spaanse Destilerias Y Crianza Del Whisky (D.Y.C.) Lochside over.
D.Y.C, is het eigendom van Allied Domecq.

Bedoeling was om de kwaliteit van de Spaanse blends te verbeteren met Schotse malt whisky.
Tegelijkertijd werd een blend gebotteld te Lochside met de naam Sandy MacNab.
In 1987 wordt een tien jaar oude Lochside single malt whisky uitgebracht.
In Juni 1992 werd de produktie gestopt te Lochside.
In 1996 was de laatste whisky uit de lagerpakhuizen verkocht.
Lochside heeft 4 pot stills en had één 67 voet hoge patent still.
De whisky werd gelagerd in Bourbonvaten.
Het water kwam van bronnen in de distilleerderij.
De Mash tun was 6 ton.
De Wash backs, negen stuks waren elk 35000 liter. De twee Wash stills waren elk 20000 liter, de Spirit stills ook 20.000 liter.
De ketels werden met stoom verhit.

A sad story. The distillery, established in 1957 is situated in the old trading port of Montrose, south of Aberdeen on Scotland's bleak east coast. Its spirit is lamen tably unknown. McNab sold it to a Spanish company which, to their horror, was ulti mately bought out by our friends, Allied; Lochside was then promptly turned into a block of executive flats. Yet this a Coastal Malt of tremendous quality with the briny, seaside flavour and complexity shared with the great malts ahed in close proximity to the sea. This distillery deserved much, much greater recogition, sadly we are too late. Enjoy it while you can, it is a true star: the Springbank of the East.

Highland Malt Eastern Highlands LOCHSIDE (1833-1992)
Lochside distillery began life as a brewery in the 1890s. Is was rebuilt on the site of an earlier brewery which is thought to have dated back to the 1700s.
The new brewery was located beside the Montrose Basin and in its day, was one of the most visible landmarks for miles around with bright cream-washed walls and striking tower.
It was the only location outside Newcastle to produce Newcastle Brown Ale.
After closing in the 1950s the brewery was bought by Joseph Hobbs, who also ran the Ben Nevis distillery. Joseph Hobbs combined the side with trademarks from the Glenmavis Dis-tillery to cobvert the brewery into Lochside distillery.
The new distillery contained four pot stills and a 21 metre high Coffey still. Lochside distillery was one of a few distilleries which produced both malt and grain whisky.
Following the death of Joseph Hobbs, his son, also Joe, ran the distillery until it was acquired by Destilerias y Crianza, of Madrid, in 1973. The main purpose for the distillery was to produce Scotch Malt to blend with their own Spanish spirit.
After years of industrious production Lochside distillery fell victim to drinks industry over-production problems of the early 1990s.
After swapping hans many times the distillery ended up in the hans of Allied Distillers and was eventually handed over to developers in 1997. Locals campaigned to have the building preserved but unfortunately it did not have any listings.
The Sandy Macnab blend, initially for export, was disposed of along with Lochside single malt in the last years of the distillery, leaving stocks in short supply.

History:

1957   The legendary Joseph William Hobbs starts production at Lochside Distillery
housed in the old brewery James Deuchar Brewery
Macnab Distillery Ltd is responsible for operations and the whisky is used in
their blend Sandy Macnab
Only grain whisky is produced the first years
    
1961   Malt whisky is also distilled

1964   Joseph William Hobbs passes away and his son Joe takes over

1973   The Spanish company Destilerias y Crianza del Whisky (later to be aquired
by Pedro Domecq) buys the distillery and restarts production
      
1974   Grain whisky production ceases

1992   The last distillation takes place in May and the distillery is then mothballed

1993   Allied Lyons buys Pedro Domecq and changes name to Allied Domecq

1997   All equipment and stored whisky is removed from the buildings

2005   The facilities are partly destroyed by a fire in January
Chivas Brothers (Pernod Ricard) become new owners, through the acquisition
of Allied Domecq    


LOCHSIDE  DISTILLERY

Mash tun: 1 x 6 tonnes
Washbacks: 9 x 35000 litres
2 wash stills x 18.000 litres
2 spirit still x 18000 litres

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