Rosebank Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rare and selected Rosebank Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The distillery Rosebank was in Camelon founded in the Scottish Lowlands in an area north of the English border and south of the imaginary line between Greenock in the west and Dundee in the east around 1840 by James Rankine, said on the site probably already since 1798 (by the Stark brothers) whisky was produced. Opposite Rosebank, on the other side of the Forth-Clyde canal, was operated by the John Stark Camelon distillery which was closed in 1861. Even before its closure James Rankine had leased the malting of Camelon distillery. Following the closure of the distillery Camelon his son R. W. Rankie which now also Rosebank launched and this 1864 was fundamentally renovate the distillery, including malt house, leaving in 1865 to tear everything down to the malt house. Rosebank 1914 was next to Clydesdale, Glenkinchie, Grange and St. Magdalene one of the five founding distilleries of Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD). From 1917 to 1919, not produced. In 1968 the old Malthouse was closed and demolished. In 1987, the distillery at United Distillers (UD, now Diageo), since May 1993, the distillery is closed. The water of the members of the region Lowlands distillery came from the Carron Valley Reservoir in the Fintry Hills. It had an iron mash tun, a Wash- a low-Wine- and Spirit Still, accordingly was triple distilled. Rosebank single malt whisky was generally considered the best Lowland malt, of him appearing only very rarely bottlings old vintages on the market. As the whisky contains little or no peat, his character is lighter than the other regions. Typical of Lowland whiskys their relatively mild character, as well as the manufacturing process of triple distillation. The few remaining Rosebank single malt whiskys from the 70s and 80s are among the whisky rarities, have an extraordinary quality and are among connoisseurs and whisky-lovers in high demand.

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