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Glen Garioch is the most easterly distillery in the Scottish Highlands, from 1797. With its historic character Glen Garioch mention. An extraordinary discovery The traditional preparation with non-chill-filtering 'and bottling at higher alcohol strengths Glen Garioch produces classic, traditional single malts.
Glen Garioch is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. This historic distillery stoke single malt whiskey on a small scale and traditional way. The malts are bottled at higher alcohol strengths above 48%, and unfiltered. All the flavor elements of the distillate remain preserved. Glen Garioch is a robust malt character with a somewhat creamy sweet flavor nuances.
Glen Garioch is highly valued as a classic, traditional malt. Recent awards in 2012, "Best Highland (12 Years Old & under)" Glen Garioch 12 Years Old at the World Whiskies Awards and 'Double Gold' Glen Garioch Founders Reserve at the San Francisco World Spirits.
One of the oldest distilleries in Scotland
Glen Garioch has a long and colorful history. According to a historical newspaper article from The Aberdeen Journal's first whiskey would already be produced on December 1, 1785, but in 1797 is considered the official year of establishment. In 1837 John Manson & Co. bought. the distillery. The name of father John and his son Alexander Manson are still listed on the bottle. In 1968 the production had to stop and close the distillery because the well was exhausted. After finding a new water source, the distillery was reopened in 1970 by the new owner Stanley P. Morrison Ltd.. Since 1994, Glen Garioch part of Morrison Bowmore Ltd.. After a brief closure since 1997, the "new" Glen Garioch produced, the malt is no longer dry. With peat smoke
'Non Chill Filtering'
From 2008 Glen Garioch produces only malts with an alcohol content of 48% or higher fired, which can be bottled. Whisky's non-chill-filtered " All the flavor elements of the distillate remain preserved. Glen Garioch is a robust malt character with a somewhat creamy sweet flavor nuances. Since 1997, the 'new style' Glen Garioch produced, the malt is no longer dry. With peat smoke
Glen Garioch Distillery
The Glen Garioch Distillery is located in the historic village of Old Meldrum, about 25 km. northwest of Abderdeen. The name 'Garioch' comes from the beautiful valley of the same name, also known as the "granary of Arbeenshire" is mentioned. The very best of Scotland barley comes from here, also for Glen Garioch.
Glen Garioch is owned by Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd, a specialist in Scottish Single Malt Whisky with three distilleries:. Glen Garioch in the Highlands, Lowlands and the Auchentoshan Bowmore on Islay. Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd.. is part of the Suntory Japanese group. Glen Garioch is to visit the village of Old Meldrum, about 25 miles northwest of Aberdeen. Look at the Glen Garioch website under Visitor center for details.