Strathclyde 1989 Alambic Classique 28 Year Old
Strathclyde distillery is located in the Gorbals district of Glasgow, and was built in 1927 by London-based distillers, Seager-Evans, in order to supply grain neutral spirit for its gin. The company bought into the whisky business 9 years later, acquiring the Long John brand, the popularity of which saw a small malt distillery hidden within the large grain plant between 1957 and 1975, known as Kinclaith. The distillery was expanded in the 1970s under the watch of American giants, Schenley, and passed through the hands of Whitbread to Allied Distillers. Nowadays it is part of the Pernod-Ricard group, and since the closure of Port Dundas, is the last grain distillery in Glasgow.
This whisky was distilled in 1989 and aged in a single ex-Bourbon cask for 28 years before being bottled in 2018.
Alambic Classique are a German wholesaler and importer based in Bad Wörishofen, Germany. Established in 1981, the company deals in speciality spirts including whisky, rum, cognac, armagnac and more. The company started bottling its own brands in 2005. Single malts from Ben Nevis and Ledaig have always been firm favourites, and the portfolio also includes Single Cask, Small Batch, Double-Matured and Very Old vintage bottlings from many different distilleries. A lesser known bottler, Alambic Classique have targeted specialist retailers and small restaurants to represent their releases, which over the years has made them difficult to come by.
One of 196 bottles.
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