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Old Rhosdhu

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LOCH LOMOND
(RHOSDHU)
9 years old
60,5 %
CADENHEAD's
AUTHENTIC COLLECTION
Distilled March 1985

Bottled June 1994
Cask Strenght
Not diluted
No filtration
No colouring
Wm. Cadenhead, 32 Unionstreet, Campbeltown

Bleekgeel van kleur met een zweempje groen. In de neus mout, gember. Licht van body. Droog. Zacht, toch indringend van smaak met specerijen. Zachte, verwarmende afdronk.

OLD RHOSDHU
LAST  BOTTLE  AND  EMPTY
5 years old
40 %
Distilled and Matured at
Loch Lomond Distillery, Alexandria

OLD RHOSDHU
32 years old
40 %
THE ORIGINAL WHISKY COLLECTION
Distilled 1967

Bottled August 1999
Loch Lomond Distillery, Alexandria

OLD RHOSDHU
24 years old
46 %
MISSION
Selection Number Three
Unique Bottling of Old Rhosdhu
Distilled 1979
Bottled 2003
Genummerde flessen
498 Bottles
Murray McDavid, Glasgow

Chosen and bottled for your appreciation by Gordon, Mark, Simon, Jim and Andrew of Murray McDavid, Glasgow.
Jim McEwan, Master Distiller.
Our reputation has been based on the quality of the casks we have chosen and bottled since 1985, and these are no exception.
The 'Mission' range is a collection of some of the older and rarer casks in our cellars chosen for their outstanding quality and uniqueness.
As with all 'Murray McDavid' bottlings, this single malt is bottled at 46 % vol without being coloured with caramel or subjected to chill-filtration.

RHOSDHU
Aged 11 years
46 %                                              
THE  N C 2  RANGE                                               
Single Malt Scotch Whisky                                               
Highland Region                                               
Unique Whiskies of Distinction                                               
Fons et Origo                                               
D T C                                               
Distilled 1995                                               
Bottled 2007-12-17                                               
No Chill Filtering or Colourings                                               
Duncan Taylor & Co, Ltd, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

The casks are hand selected by Duncan Taylor & Co. Prior to bottling. The whiskies are
matured at their original distilleries to allow them to age in the environment in which
they were distilled. Casks ar only bottled when they reach optimum age and quality



The Western Highlands
OLD RHOSDHU  also see Loch Lomond, Inchmurrin, Croftengea, Inchmoan, Glen Douglas, Inchmurrin, Craiglodge

Alexandria, Dunbartonshire. Eigendom van Loch Lomond Distillery, Dunbartonshire.

Loch Lomond produceert zeven verschillende malt whiskies, in volgorde van turfhoudendheid: Croftengea, Inchmoan, Craiglodge, Old Rhosdhu, Glen Douglas, Inchmurrin en Loch Lomond.

Single malt Old Rhosdhu was last made at the versatile Loch Lomond distillery around 2000, but bottles dating back as far as the 1960s still turn up occasionally at auction. Distillery bottlings have included NAS and five-year-old expressions, while independent bottlings have been released in a variety of age statements and vintages.

The whisky itself exuded fruity and floral characteristics, a testament to Loch Lomond’s distillery set-up that tends toward maximising reflux.

The name Rhosdhu is today used internally by the distillery’s owner to classify one of its many spirit types: an unusual single grain produced by distilling 100% malted barley in a continuous still. The resulting whisky is bottled as Loch Lomond Single Grain.

The Loch Lomond distillery at Alexandria in Dunbartonshire has been one of the most flexible and versatile in the Scotch whisky industry for more than 50 years, accumulating a confusing array of pot, column and hybrid stills over that period.

Old Rhosdhu was first produced soon after the distillery opened in 1966, and until 2000 the name referred to a single malt style produced at the plant, with bottles from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s still turning up at auction from time to time.

In 2007, a continuous still was installed in Loch Lomond’s malt distillery – separate to its by-now operational on-site grain plant – in which a spirit made from 100% malted barley was produced. Despite the raw materials used, the Scotch Whisky Association ruled that this had to be classified as a single grain, rather than single malt, whisky. While the internal name used for this spirit type is Rhosdhu, it’s better known on the market as Loch Lomond Single Grain. There are no current plans for commercial releases under the Rhosdhu name.
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