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Glenallachie Single Malt Scotch Whisky


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Speyside
1967
Ben Rinnes Springs
Chivas Brothers Ltd (Pernod Ricard)
Operational
No
+44 (0)1340 810361
 
The Glenallachie distillery was founded in 1967 by Mackinlay McPherson Ltd a subsidiary of Scottish & Newcastle Breweries Ltd. It was designed by the architect William Delmé Evans, who also built Tullibardine and Isle of Jura. The Glenallachie was built to supply malt whisky to go into the Mackinlay blend.

In 1985 Scottish & Newcastle Breweries Ltd sold the distillery together with the Isle of Jura distillery to Invergordon Distillers and two years later in 1987 the Glenallachie distillery was decommissioned.

In 1989 Pernod Ricard acquired Glenallachie through its Campbell Distillers Ltd subsidiary who already owned the nearby Aberlour distillery. They doubled the number of stills from 2 to 4 and restarted production.

Official bottlings of Glenallachie are rare, in 2006 a 16 year old cask strength matured in sherry casks was released, independent bottlings are quite rare also. Almost all of the whisky produced at Glenallachie goes into blends such as Clan Campbell, Chivas Bothers 4th largest blend.
 

Glenallachie Tasting Notes



Glenallachie single malt tends to be light bodied, fresh, sweet, floral, fruity and a bit of honey.


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Where To Buy Glenallachie Whisky Online


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Glenallachie Bottlings


You will find a small choice of Glenallachie single malts both official and independent bottlings available from whisky specialist shops:
  • Glenallachie 16 year old bottled 2006
  • Glenallachie 35 Year Old Speciality Drinks Ltd
  • Glenallachie 1972 38 Year Old Douglas Laing
  • Glenallachie 1992 Gordon & Macphail

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