Brora Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rare and selected Brora Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Brora was a distillery in Brora in the Scottish Highlands and is now called Closed Destilleries. The distillery was built in 1819 as Clynelish distillery for political reasons by George Granville Levison-Gower, the second Marquis of Stafford and later Duke of Sutherland. The aim was to deprive black burners in the course of the Highland Clearances the basis of their business and to move them to resettle. In the first decades of existence, the history of the distillery by numerous tenants change is marked. Only George Lawson led the distillery from 1846 across a longer period. 1896 the distillery was in equal parts to the Blender James Ainslie and Co of Glasgow and John Risk, who also ran the banker distillery in Banknock, sold. In 1925 the operation became the property of the Distillers Company Ltd. (DCL) on and belonged from 1930 to Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD). Between 1931 and 1939 the distillery was closed. 1967 the distillery should be replaced by the newly built Clynelish distillery. Since the production of the required for blending highly peated whisky on Islay faltered due to weather conditions at that time, now as Clynelish A designated distillery and Clynelish B were operated initially called new operating parallel, was being carried out the production heavily peated whiskys in Clynelish A , Later Clynelish A was renamed Brora Clynelish and B in Clynelish. The Brora distillery still operating until 1983, a year in which to Banff, Dallas Dhu, Glen Mhor, Glenlochy, Glenugie, Northport and St. Magdalene seven other distilleries were still closed. Brora Single Malts are now rarely available, especially old bottlings from the Rare Malts Selection are considered rare whiskys.

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