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Girvan 53 Year Old - That Boutique-y Whisky Company - Batch 3 - 2017 Release

LOT ID: 1023-945

End Date : Jan 03 2024 08:00 PM

Total Bids: 12   

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Girvan 53 Year Old Year Old. Batch 3. Bottled 2017. Bottled by That Boutique-y Whisky Company. One of 278 bottles. 50cl. 41.5%. No box.




High Shoulder

Distillery:  Girvan

Distillery Status:  Working

Bottler: That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Region: Lowland

Bottling Year: 2017

Age: 53

Bottles Produced: 278

Limited Edition: yes

Category: Grain

Country: Scotland

Bottle Size: 50cl / 500ml

ABV: 41.5%

The Girvan distillery was constructed in 1963 by owners William Grant & Sons and has been creating quality single grain whisky for the company’s blended whisky brands ever since. The move was necessary after Grant’s had broken a gentleman’s agreement with the rest of the industry not to advertise their whisky on television, imperilling their supply of grain whisky from rivals DCL.

The short-lived Ladyburn single malt distillery was built onsite at Girvan in 1965, but ceased production in 1975. In 2007 the Ailsa Bay single malt distillery was built at Girvan with considerably more success, and now produces around 12m litres of malt whisky per annum alongside Girvan’s output of 100 million litres of grain spirit. Girvan is also home to Grant’s Hendrick’s Gin, which has its own stillhouse within the complex.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company is an independent bottling subsidiary of Atom Group, the company that owns Master of Malt and Maverick Drinks. That Boutique-y Whisky Co.’s first bottlings appeared in 2012 and are easily recognisable by their small bottles and garish cartoon labels depicting oblique references to each distillery’s history and characteristics. The company does not reveal the whisky’s vintage on their labels, and only began using age statements in 2016.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company are prolific bottlers, with over 800 releases in their first decade. The company are also distinguished by the innovation of their offering, particularly in regard to world whiskies, and are often the first UK bottlers to release whiskies from new world distilleries. That Boutique-y Whisky Co.'s parent company Atom Group was purchased by Budweiser brewers AB-InBev in 2018.


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Last Bids £170.00 31st December 2023 09:13