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Glenesk-Hillside 1969 Rare Malts 25 Year Old 20cl / 61.9%

Lot: 5080884

Glenesk-Hillside 1969 Rare Malts 25 Year Old 20cl / 61.9%

Winning Bid: £260
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 13 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Hillside (Glenesk)
Age: 
25 Year Old
Vintage: 
1969
Region: 
Highland
Bottler: 
Official
Bottled Strength: 
61.9%
Bottle Size: 
20cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

Glenesk-Hillside 1969 Rare Malts 25 Year Old 20cl / 61.9%

The Rare Malts Selection was a historic selection of single malt whiskies from operational and lost distilleries that were released by Diageo between 1995 and 2005. As with the Flora & Fauna series, they were often from lesser-seen single malt distilleries.

This is a Hillside single malt, distilled in 1969 and bottled as a 25 year old

Known as Glenesk from 1980-85, and prior to that as Hillside since 1964, this distillery produced both malt and grain at different stages in its history. It is not often seen officially bottled, but has contributed to several Rare Malt releases. Distilling ceased there entirely in 1985, and the site operates exclusively as a maltings now. 

 

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