Released in May 2022, this is the first edition in the Past, Present and Future series which commemorates Billy Walker's 50th year in the Scotch whisky industry.
Glenallachie distillery was built by Mackinlays in 1967 to meet the demands of its blends following an upturn in sales in the US. In its short history it has passed through the hands of Invergordon Distillers and Pernod-Ricard. During this period the focus was always on the provision of blends, with over 20 years between the first Mackinlay’s distillery bottlings of its single malt and the next official release from Chivas Brothers in 2005. Now in the hands of Billy Walker, Glenallachie is finally being pushed as an increasingly popular single malt brand since 2017.
This 16 year old malt was aged in nine ex-Sherry butts before being bottled in February 2022.
One of 4,000 bottles.