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Bell's Islander

Lot: 5077042

Bell's Islander

Winning Bid: £22

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Lot:
Region: 
Islay / Island
Bottler: 
Official
Bottled Strength: 
40%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bell's Islander

Blended Scotch whisky using single malts from the Islay and Island regions; reputed to contain a fairly high proportion of Port Ellen.

The history of Arthur Bell & Sons dates back to the mid-19th century, but it was not until the 1930s that they became a big name player in the Scotch industry, acquiring the Blair Athol and Dufftown distilleries from P. Mackenzie & Co in 1932, and Inchgower from Moray Town Council four years later. The company placed its focus on the domestic market, and commanded 35% of it by the 1970s, with Bell's Extra Special the best-selling brand in Scotland. The firm was bought over by Guinness in 1985, who in turn procured DCL the following year. Today Bell's blends are still produced by its modern iteration, Diageo.

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