Glenlochy was constructed in Fortwilliam by the Glenlochy-Fortwilliam Distillery Co. in 1898, just in time for the worst recession the industry had seen. In the chaos following the collapse of Scotland's largest blender, Pattison's of Leith Ltd, the distillery was unable to begin production until 1901. It then fell silent during the Great War a ... Read More »
A Rare Old bottling of whisky from Glenlochy, released by Gordon & Macphail. The distillery closed back in 1983 and has since been demolished, but fortunately G&M have an archive of lost distilleries in their warehouses that they occasionaly dip into for whiskies such as this - a 1979 vintage.
A 1977 vintage Glenlochy, released by independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range in 1999. the distillery closed just six years after this was distilled and bottlings form Glenlochy are now in high demand.
A 1975 vintage Glenlochy released by Douglas Laing as part of their Old Malt Cask series. Distilled in March it was aged fro 26 years before being bottled in June 2001. The distillery sadly closed in 1983, a few years after this was distilled.
A 27 year old whisky from seldom seen Glenlochy, closed in 1983 without an official bottling appearing. Since then only a few whiskies have appeared with the distillery's name on, including this 1974 vintage from Signatory, distilled on 29th November and bottled on 11th November 2002.
A 21 year old bottling of 1977 Glenlochy by stalwart independent bottler Cadenhead's. Glenlochy was another victim of the 1983 mass closure of distilleries and has now been part converted into a guest house and flats.
A 14 year old whisky from closed Glenlochy, one of the casualties of the indsustry-wide distillery closures in 1983, bottled by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. This was distilled in April 1979 and bottled in August 1993.
A rare 1974 vintage whisky from Glenlochy, closed in 1983 without an official bottling appearing. This is one of a handful of independent bottlings, distilled on 29th November and bottled on 11th November 2002 by Signatory.
An old and rare single cask bottling of 1952 vintage whisky from Glenlochy, which closed as part of the wave of shutdowns across Scotland in 1983. It has since been almost demolished and releases are rather rare, making this 49 year old a bit of a find.