Glen Scotia celebrates Malt Festival with new release

20 June, 2019
Glen Scotia Campbeltown Malts Festival 2019 Limited Edition Rum Cask Finish

Glen Scotia has introduced a new Limited Edition Rum Cask Finish single malt to celebrate its Campbeltown Malts Festival programme.

The festival was held last month to showcase single malts from the region and today Glen Scotia is one of just three surviving local distilleries.

To mark its biggest ever festival events programme, the distillery has released its Glen Scotia Campbeltown Malts Festival 2019 Limited Edition Rum Cask Finish.

Non-chill filtered and bottled at cask strength (51.3% abv), there will be  around 9,500 bottles of this released worldwide.

Iain McAlister, distillery manager at Glen Scotia, said: “Our new limited edition rum cask single malt offers whisky fans something very special, bringing together the maritime influences associated with Campbeltown and the sweet, tropical notes of rum – another sea-faring spirit.”

Hundreds of visitors from all over the world took part in tours, tastings at Glen Scotia as part of its programme during the Campbeltown Malts Festival.

The distillery also hosted local MSP Michael Russell to launch its new campaign to recognise Campbeltown, the fifth and smallest of Scotland’s official malt-producing regions and Glen Scotia has introduced new branding as part of the global campaign.

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