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Highland Park 1984 Douglas Laing 27 Year Old / Old and Rare

Lot: 6132748

Highland Park 1984 Douglas Laing 27 Year Old / Old and Rare

Winning Bid: £410

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Highland Park
Age: 
27 Year Old
Vintage: 
1984
Region: 
Island
Bottler: 
Douglas Laing
Cask Type: 
refill hogshead
Bottled Strength: 
51.6%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Highland Park 1984 Douglas Laing 27 Year Old / Old and Rare

Highland Park was built by David Robertson all the way back in 1798. The distillery's relationship with blenders, Robertson & Baxter, saw it acquired by Highland Distillers in 1937, who were subsequently bought by Edrington in 1999, who run it today. The modern Highland Park single malt brand was first officially bottled in the 1970s, with the release of an 8 year old age statement, but distillery bottlings first appeared around the 1950s. The look of the brand has changed many times over the years, but its cult following and popularity has never diminished. It remains one of the most recognisable single malts in the world to this day.

This whisky was distilled in 1984 and aged for 27 years in a refill hogshead.

Douglas Laing & Co was established in 1948 by Fred Douglas Laing, affectionately known as “FDL.” The company started out as a blending business, but over time their focus shifted towards independently bottlings single malts. Fred died in 1982, leaving the business to his two sons, Stewart and Fred Jr, who eventually carved it up in 2013, with Stewart leaving to establish Hunter Laing. Fred Jr and his daughter Cara now run Douglas Laing, which continues to bottle single malt and has also revived its blending business. Additionally, the company has recently moved into distilling as well, announcing plans to construct the new Clutha distillery in Glasgow, and taking over Strathearn in Perthshire in 2019.

This is part of the premium Old & Rare series. Launched in 2001, it was bottled by Douglas Laing until 2013 when the brand became part of the Hunter Laing portfolio instead.

One of 236 bottles.

 

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