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Glyn Albyn Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Telford Street, Inverness
Highland, IV3 5LD Scotland
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The original Glen Albyn Distillery was founded in 1844 by the Inverness Provost at the time, James Sutherland. Three years later, fire destroyed the main building of the distillery and production did not resume until 1852. However, misfortune continued when the the owner went bankrupt another three years later and the distillery closed. Although used briefly as a flour mill, Glen Albyn lay silent until 1884 when it was purchased by A.M. Gregory who rebuilt the distillery, kept the same name and had his own railway which linked to the main line.

During World War I, Glen Albyn was closed once again as it was occupied by the American military and used as a U.S. Naval base. In 1920, Charles Mackinlay and the distillery manager, John Birnie, acquired the Glen Alybn distillery. They also owned the neighboring Glen Mhor Distillery. In 1972, Glen Albyn was acquired by DCL.

Due to cutbacks, DCL closed the Glen Albyn Distillery in 1983. A few years later, the distillery was demolised to make way for new development.

The bottles of Glen Albyn whisky are stored in reserves and private collections.

GLEN ALBYN 28 YEAR 1981
SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY

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GLEN ALBYN 28 YEAR 1981 CASK STRENGTH COLLECTION FROM SIGNATORY

Botting Note: A rare single cask bottling from a closed distillery! This was distilled on the 16th January 1981, matured in hogshead number 51 and bottled by Signatory on the 27th October 2009. Part of a release of just 173 bottles.

 

The Glen Albyn Distillery

The Glen Albyn Distillery existed for over 140 years and was one of three distilleries in Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. Glen Albyn was situated alongside the Caledonian Canal which connects the Scottish east coast with the west coast at Corpach. It is believed the distillery was founded on the site of the Muirtown Brewery.

The Glen Albyn Distillery was demolished in the late 1980s.


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