Lost Distillery

Dumbarton 30 Year Old 1987 Sovereign 10th Anniversary #14247

£93.92
ABV: 55.3%
Age: 30 Year Old
Vintage: 1987
Cask Type: Refill Barrel
Cask #: #14247
Bottler: Hunter Laing & Co.
Region: Lowland
Type: Single Grain Scotch
Volume: 70cl

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Dumbarton 30 Year Old 1987 vintage Lowland single grain Scotch whisky. Rare example of the lost Scottish distillery. Single cask refill barrel #14247 distilled March 1987 and bottled September 2017 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Sovereign series. This is a specially selected exclusive release to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of The Whisky Barrel. 160 numbered bottles.

Tasting Notes

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A pale golden whisky, with citrus, vanilla and caramel on the nose. Sweet and fruity on the palate with notes of orange and honey, with just a wisp of smoke on the long, clean finish.

Distillery

Distillery

Dumbarton Distillery

Dumbarton Single Grain Whisky


Dumbarton Distillery is a lost Lowland grain distillery opened by Hiram Walker in 1938 on the site of the former McMillan shipyard. The distillery sat on the banks of the River Leven and River Clyde in Dumbarton and was equipped with one continuous still manufactured in Cincinnati. It was one of the largest grain distilleries in Scotland however it closed in 2002 with most of its buildings demolished by 2008. Spirit was produced primarily from maize with water originating from Loch Lomond with spirit destined for Ballantyne’s blends. Single cask bottlings have been released by Hunter Laing & Co.

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