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 sumptuous (natural) colour on this Glencadam 1977, bottled from a single sherry cask by Douglas Laing for their rarely-less-than-pretty-amazing Platinum Selection. Sweet initially, with plenty of wood as you'd expect and some pleasant savoury notes and burnt toast flavours.
A 1977 vintage whisky from the increasingly well known distillery of Glenacadam, revitalised in the early 2000s by Angus Dundee. This has matured for 34 years in a sherry butt, as you can guess from it's impressive natural colour.
This 1965 vintage whisky was distilled at Glencadam distillery. Specially selected by Gordon & Macphail, after 18 years of maturation, for their Connoisseurs Choice series. We can't get enough of these old-style brown labels.
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.