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Glen Albyn 40 Year Old 1979 Private Collection #3856

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ABV: 52.2%
Age: 40 Year Old
Vintage: 1979
Cask Type: First fill Sherry puncheon
Cask #: #3856
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Region: Highland
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl

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Glen Albyn 40 Year Old 1979 vintage Highland single malt Scotch whisky. Single cask first fill Sherry puncheon #3856. Distilled 19th September 1979 & bottled 23rd September 2019 by Gordon & MacPhail for the Private Collection series. Just 142 hand-blown crystal decanters have been produced.

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Glen Albyn Distillery

Glen Albyn Single Malt Whisky


Glen Albyn Distillery was established in 1844 on the east bank of the Caledonian Canal in Inverness. Whilst the canal opened in 1822 in order to facilitate a short cut between the Atlantic Ocean and North Sea for our navy during the Napoleonic wars, it provided ready access for shipping raw materials in and whisky casks out when the distillery opened. Glen Albyn Distillery closed in 1983 and was demolished in 1986 although some fragments of its old walls can still be found. Albyn Distillery is a lost Scottish Highland malt whisky distillery and releases are scarce with Gordon & MacPhails 1976 Rare Old an example.

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