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23 Oct 2010

Glenugie – lost distillery

Tasting notes by Ruben Luyten - Posted in * News

Glenugie distilleryA few weeks ago, Jean-Luc from Connosr told me about a new series in their online magazine Connosr Distilled. I was asked to present one of the lost distilleries.

While I have a few favourites among the closed / silent distilleries, most of them have quite a lot of fame and are well-known: Brora, Port Ellen, Caperdonich, St. Magdalene… So I decided to go for a lesser known distillery that is even rarer and surprised me a couple of times with its outstanding quality: Glenugie.

Read the article here.

Glenugie – lost distillery Ruben Luyten 2010-10-23
  • Michael

    Very interesting, Ruben. I have been looking at some (still available) bottlings and your article rekindled this my interests.

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