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No: 59
Producer: United
Region: Highlands
District: Northern Highlands  -   Multimap view
OS Sheet 21 ; Map reference NH 655 693 ; Latitude 57 42° N, Longitude 4 15.4° W
Founded 1817 ; Operating Status: operating

The distillery, near Alness was founded in 1817, grew very quickly and was extened in 1899. In 1970 a new stillhouse was constructed. With its six stills visible from the road it looks a very modern establishment. It closed in the mid 1980s but reopened in 1991 and there may be future official bottlings.
© Michael Jackson 1994

Distillery rating: 3*

Alness, Rossshire


26 yr old, 92 proof
Sweet and smokey at the same time. Best diluted a bit (indecipherable notes -- perhaps too late in the evening to be trusted fully?) [lh]

SMWS bottling 59.2 Teaninich.
Said to come from an amontillado sherry cask, but there was a definite hint of salt, so I wonder whether it was a manzanilla cask. 12 years old and 115.7%! To be treated with great care, and a lot of water, but had a pleasant citrusy flavour at the end. [rb]

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