Glenugie used to be the easternmost distillery in Scotland, located near the town of Peterhead in the Eastern Highlands north of Aberdeen. The distillery was constructed by Donald, McLeod & Co in the early 1830s and originally rejoiced in the name 'Invernettie'. The first spirit ran off the stills in 1837, but the distillery struggled afte ... Read More »
Only the second official bottling of whisky from closed distillery Glenugie in recent times, following the previous 32 year entry with this 1980 vintage 30 year old. The distillery closed in 1983 and has since been demolished, and bottlings in general are quite rare.
A very rare Signatory bottling of Glenugie 1976 from a single cask, bottled in 2001. The vast majority of Glenugie's spirit went for blending and the distillery was closed in 1983, so single malt expressions are rather rare nowadays.
The first official bottling of Glenugie since a near-impossible-to-find 5yo Grant McDonald bottling from about twenty years ago, this 1977 was bottled in 2010, twenty-seven years after the distillery closed its doors for the last time in 1983. Bottled at its impressive cask strength of 55% abv.
A very old early 1980s Connoisseur's Choice bottling of Glenugie 1966, this was bottled at 15 years old. As Jim Murray once said, "...this distillery never seems to let you down. The rule of thumb is: find a bottle of Glunugie and you'll find liquid gold." (Whisky Bible 2008)