Glenlossie was founded near Elgin in 1876 by John Duff, a former manager at Glendronach, in partnership with a consortium including Alexander Grigor Allan (who would later have a share in Talisker) and HMS Mackay. The restless, entrepreneurial Duff departed in 1888 to seek his fortune in South Africa and, later, the USA.
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A 1993 vintage Glenlossie, bottled by Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. Aged in a combination of first fill sherry and refill American oak, this has toffee, black pepper and tropical fruit notes.
A single cask 1975 vintage Glenlossie from independent bottlers Berry Brothers & Rudd, bottled in 2010 at its natural strength, just shy of 50%. This was bottled in the same year that Berrys' were warded with the title of 'Independent Bottler of the Year' at Whisky Magazine's Icons of Whisky awards.
A 1957 bottle of Glenlossie from independent bottlers Cadenhead's,bottled at 21 years of age. This was awarded an impressive 92 points by Malt Maniac Serge Valentin, who commented it had notes of ginger, liquorice and tangerine.