Brora - 26 Year Old 1977 (Douglas Laing)

LOT #3047
880.00
£880.00 €983.84$1,172.95
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Sold 26/02/2017

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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Highlands
  • Distillery status: Closed
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 26
  • Bottles Produced: 228
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 54.9%
Highlands

About the distillery

The Brora distillery was a producer of single malt Scotch whisky that operated between 1819 and 1983.

The Brora distillery was built in 1819 by the Marquess of Stafford, although it was known as "Clynelish" until the opening of the Clynelish Distillery in 1968, whereupon the name of the original Clynelish was changed to "Brora". Between May 1969 and July 1973, Brora produced a heavily peated whisky to supply for blending; this was done to cover a shortage of Islay whisky caused by a drought in that region. Most of the whisky produced as Brora after 1973 is in the lightly peated Highland style.

In early 1983, production at Brora was stopped and the distillery was mothballed.

Other Information

A very rare Brora bottled by Douglas Laing as part of the 'Old & Rare' Platinum Selection.  Distilled in 1977 and bottled in 2003.

Complete with case and Certificate of Authenticity.

Limited Edition Bottle 153 of 228

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