which distilleries has closed recent ?

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which distilleries has closed recent ?

Postby mrmagic » Thu Oct 24, 2002 12:34 pm

Is Little mill one of them ? and are there others ?

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Postby lexkraai » Thu Oct 24, 2002 12:42 pm

Littlemill closed in 1994. Since then several more distilleries were closed (or rather mothballed): Scapa, Tamnavulin, Tullibardine, Imperial, Glen Keith, Glencadam, and, very recently, Allt-a-Bhainne, Benriach, Braeval and Caperdonich.

Hope this helps (and I didn't leave one out)!

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Postby Jenny » Sat Oct 26, 2002 6:17 pm

Why are the best (well some of the best and some less good ones) at first?

*tilt* Scapa closed. NO!!!!!!!!!!!!
Who's next? Highland Park? The Talisker distillery? Bowmore? Where will this end? Do we all drink Jonny Walker at the end? Or Glen Fiddish (the supermarket edition)?

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Postby howarths » Wed Nov 13, 2002 9:23 pm

Jenny, don't worry. It's my understanding that distilleries generally get mothballed due to overproduction or lack of demand. They will reopen when the stocks get too low/demand rises! Obviously some may have gone through finance problems, but that's another story!

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