Glendronach was founded in 1826 by James Allardice (also spelt Allardyce and Allardes), and almost completely destroyed by fire a decade later. After the rebuild, Allardice - a colourful character - is rumoured to have accidentally ensured the popularity of his whisky in Edinburgh in the 1840s by gifting a quantity of it to some local prostitu ... Read More »
The third batch of no-age-statement cask strength whisky from Glendronach, bottled at 54.9% and originally released in November 2013. It's a vatting of Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez matured whisky, shown in its colour and intense sherried flavour.
Just like the 15yo, Glendronach Allardice 18yo (named after the distillery's founder) has been 100% matured in Oloroso sherry casks. We're delighted to welcome Glendronach back from the wilderness - Billy Walker and his team are doing outstanding work here.
A 2011 release to fill a gap in the rapidly expanding Glendronach range and named for the Parliament of rooks that live in the trees near the distillery. A tasty combination of sherry matured whiskies, both Oloroso and PX, perfect for sherry-heads.
A big bottle of Glendronach 12 year old. The distillery was mothballed between 1996 to 2002 and since its reopening has experienced something of a renaissance. In 2009, the core range was relaunched and the 12 year old is now fully matured in Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso sherry casks to give a deliciously rich and spicy malt.
A classic dumpy bottle of Glendronach 12 year old. In general, bottlings from the distillery in this shape bottle are fantastic and remain in high demand. We estimate that this was bottled in the 1980s.
An 8 year old Glendronach presented in the sought after dumpy bottle released, we estimate, in the 1970s. The distillery is renowned for whiskies produced during this period, even if they are not quite in the same sherry-monster style as we know today..
An old bottle of Glendronach 12 year old . Dumpy shaped bottles from this distillery are incredibly sought after and held in high regard. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, the decade when a visitor's centre was opened at Glendronach.
An old gift boxed bottle of Glendronach 12 year old, in the incredibly sought after dumpy bottle presentation. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, the decade when a visitor's centre was opened at Glendronach.
Distilled in 1971 and matured in a small batch of exquisite Oloroso sherry casks, this 33 year-old dram appeared in 2004 and at the time was the oldest and quite possibly the best Glendronach ever released. Boasting 95/100 from Jim Murray's Whisky Bible and a Gold Medal at the San Francisco Spirits Competition, this is not a dram to miss.