Glendronach Cask Strength single malt scotch whisky
A classic GlenDronach exactly as we made it – cask strength, non chill filtered and at natural colour. The cask strength matured in a combination of Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso sherry casks. The first batch comprises of some 12,000 bottles and is bottled at 54.8%. Please contact us to confirm the batch.
STANDING THE TEST OF TIME
In fact, The Distillery has been creating the finest richly single malts for nearly 200 years.
1826, the exuberant and extroverted James founded the distillery and produced his ‘ ’ single malt. However, the distillery has thrived under the stewardship of far-sighted investors. The investors are like Walter Scott in 1847 and Captain Charles Grant in 1920. In more recent times, was bought in 1960 by William Teacher & Sons. Originally, all of the workers at lived on site. To this day many of the old houses still remain. The most famous of them all is Glen House was built in 1771. Apparently she is quite partial to the odd tipple now and then.
released as a single malt brand for the first time. Furthermore, the brand’s reputation grew from strength to strength. In 2008, nothing less than a complete renaissance began. The Distillery Company became proud new owner. While time can never stand still. will ensure that the distinctive practices that have always defined the distillery will live on. The most influential of these, its return to independent ownership.
, the sleeping giant, has awoken and is once again an independent distillery.
Independent ownership gives us the freedom to rekindle the reputation of as the distiller of richly single malt whiskies of inimitable and individual character. It’s a reputation that has travelled worldwide. The team at have set out on a journey to bring back to life. In April 2009, G relauched the Core Range. Since then, we have developed our portfolio with some interesting wood finishes, excellent single cask bottlings and fantastic additions to the core range.
A UNIQUE HERITAGE AND TRADITIONAL PAST
As was the case in 1826, The Distillery patiently matures its single malt whisky in superior quality sherry casks. Our distilling methods may be old-fashioned. However, we prefer to look on them as handcrafted techniques created through nearly 200 years of tradition. From the germination of the barley to the flow of the purest middle cuts of distilled spirit, every step in the journey is taken with meticulous care and immaculate timing.
Moreover, our malt mill, glistening copper mash and traditional wooden form part of a vigorous but carefully attended process. Our elegant copper pot stills distil and re-distil the richest spirit which is then filled into the finest casks and left patiently maturing in our warehouses. Nearly 70% of the in whisky is derived from the cask it has been matured in. Wood’s important, which is why we adopt a ‘no compromise’ approach when choosing our world renowned sherry casks to enrich our whisky. Over the years of extended maturation, these carefully seasoned casks help create the unique richly style that is famous for.