Strathmill was originally founded in 1823 (as Glenisla-Glenlivet, confusingly), but had a bit of a stop-start existence originally. The first distillery had been converted from a flour mill, and was only in operation until 1837, when the distilling equipment was removed and the buildings converted back into a mill. This continued until the 189 ... Read More »
Bottled in 2009 as part of the not-altogether-uncontroversial Manager's Choice series, this Strathmill is one of the more interesting bottlings in the series, as one of only a tiny handful of official bottlings from this very obscure distillery, most of whose output goes into the J&B blend.
A special embossed teardrop decanter of aged Strathmill, bottled for the distillery's centenary in the early 1990s. Very rare to see an official bottling of Strathmill, this is a real collector's item.