When was Glen Scotia opened?

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vitara7
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Postby vitara7 » Sat Jan 27, 2007 7:20 pm

well spotted

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Postby vitara7 » Sat Jan 27, 2007 7:20 pm

if you go to scotchwhisky.net they have an atoz of distilleries

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Postby vitara7 » Sat Jan 27, 2007 7:30 pm

well who can you trust if the owners dont even know... its a bit like not knowing the age of your kids... :?

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Postby Drrich1965 » Sat Jan 27, 2007 9:26 pm

Must have been 1833 and a half :wink:

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Postby Jan » Sat Jan 27, 2007 11:16 pm

According to Stirks "The Distilleries of Campeltown, it was built in 1832 by Stewart, Galbraith & Co. It was called Scotia then.

Looked it up in a few other books as well - they all states 1832.

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Postby lambda » Sat Jan 27, 2007 11:39 pm

Writers of the malt whisky yearbook 2007 noticed this too:

1832 - The family Gailbraith founds Scotia Distillery (the year 1835 is mentioned by the distillery themselves on their labels).


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