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Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch #6

Lot: 240013
Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch #6
Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch #6
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Winning Bid: £160

Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch #6

Distillery:
Glengoyne
Age:
N/A
Vintage:
N/A
Region:
Highland
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
First Fill Oloroso
Bottle Strength:
59.3%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch #6

An incredibly popular Glengoyne, this is the sixth batch of the Teapot Dram.

The name of the expression relates to a 150 year tradition at the distillery, wherein the Brewer would select a different cask in the warehouse each week for the workers to receive a dram 3 times a day, at 9am, midday and 3pm. The agreed share was for it to be no more than three fingers measured from the base of the tumbler, with the colleague in possession of the chubbiest fingers usually chosen for the job. Go figure. So large were some of these drams, that often the less hardy souls were unable to finish theirs, with the leftovers decanter into a copper teapot for some of the more seasoned drinkers to imbibe a little extra from throughout the day.

Matured in first-fill Oloroso sherry casks, this is one of 2772 bottles. 

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