Brora Triptych 3 x 50cl
A spectacular release which was produced to celebrate the reopening of the Brora distillery in 2021.
Brora distillery (originally known as Clynelish) was built by the Duke of Sutherland in 1819. Prized by blenders, the distillery found itself in the hands of DCL in 1925 when they acquired shareholders, Ainslie & Heilbron and John Walker & Sons. DCL closed the distillery in 1967 after opening a new, larger Clynelish next-door, but re-opened the first site, now renamed as Brora the following year. Bottlings of the whisky it produced between then and its second closure in 1983 are now increasingly sought after. It was never bottled officially as Brora during its years of operation, and the Rare Malts Selection in 1995 were the first distillery bottlings to bear the name. In 2017 it was announced that Diageo planned to re-open this formerly lost gem, and the revived distillery filled its first casks on 19th May 2021.
Titled Triptych, the set includes three malts which each represent a different and iconic style of spirit from the distillery. It includes:
The bottles are presented in an impressive wooden presentation case which includes three weighty decanter stoppers for each of the bottles. It also carries a small book which details each of the whiskies in this beautiful release.
One of 300 sets.
Note: This lot does NOT include the invitation to the Brora distillery which was originally included in this presentation set
Due to the size and weight of this item, it will include a sixteen-bottle shipping fee.
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