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Benromach 1949 Classic 55 Year Old

Lot: 136465

Benromach 1949 Classic 55 Year Old

Winning Bid: £3,800
(Reserve not met) This lot currently has: 8 bids

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Lot: 136465
Distillery: 
Benromach
Age: 
55 Year Old
Vintage: 
1949
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
refill bourbon barrel
Bottled Strength: 
42.4%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Benromach 1949 Classic 55 Year Old

An incredible offering from the storied Speyside distillery. This is an early post-war vintage, distilled all the way back in 1949. Since then the distillery has changed hands twice, and closed down in the intervening 55 years between then and bottling.

Closed in 1983, the distillery lay silent for 10 years before being re-opened by Gordon & MacPhail in 1998 after a year of restoration. Despite all of this upheaval, this whisky lay patiently maturing in refill bourbon barrel #706 until it was bottled in 2004.

This 55 year old is one of only 83 bottled in hand-blown glass bottles, and presented in an individually numbered burnished copper tube.

This is bottle 34.

Each set also includes a copy of the cask's "Brewing Report."

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Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.

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