Glencadam was founded in 1825 and began production in 1827. The distillery changed hands several times over the next sixty-odd years, before being bought by Gilmour Thompson & Co. in 1891. The latter ran the distillery for over fifty years before selling to Hiram Walker, owners of the Ballantine's blend and several other distilleries, in t ... Read More »
The new Glencadam 10yo, released at the end of 2008 by (relatively) new owners Angus Dundee. This is styled as 'The Rather Delicate Highland Malt'. Unchilfiltered, with no colouring and bottled at 46% - this is what we like to see.
Glencadam 15 has gone from strength to strength since a packaging facelift in 2009, at which time the strength was upped to 46% by owners Angus Dundee, who took over the distillery from Allied in 2003. An undersung distillery that is now starting to stretch its wings with some very good value for money whiskies.
Released in 2005, a couple of years after owners Angus Dundee had bought this little-known distillery, this landmark 15yo was the first official bottling of Glencadam for many years, with most of its previous output going into Cream of the Barley and Ballantine's.
A rare old bottling of Glencadam 12 year old. The distillery has intriguing surroundings – Brechin City football club's ground on one side and the local cememtery on the other. We estimate this bottle dates from the 1980s.
Please note this bottle has a low fill level as shown in the photograph.
An incredibly rare 1960s Glencadam 6yo Special Reserve in excellent condition for its age. A really beautiful bottle with a springcap, this is a fantastically well-preserved piece with a perfect level.