Not in Perthshire but Angus. Quiet, less visited distillery where visits are by appointment only

Address  :BRECHIN

Telephone  :01356 622217

Fax  :01356 624926

Owning Company  :Allied Distillers Ltd.

Production Status  :Operational

Established  :c1825

Source  :Loch Lee

Visitors per annum  :400

Tasting Notes  :1974, 40%

Nose  :Light hint of sweetness

Taste  :Full, with quite a fruity flavour and a good finish

Comments  :An after-dinner malt.

Description  :Believed to have been established in 1825, the distillery was purchased by Hiram Walker in 1954, but is now operated by Allied Distillers. The water comes from springs in the Unthank Hills, and there are two stills. The Glencadam 1974 Single Malt has a full-bodied, smoky flavour. Tours of the distillery are by appointment only.

Directions  :Off A935, 0.5 miles E of Brechin, Angus.

Rating  :***

Opening Hours  :Open Sep-Jun, Mon-Thu 14.00-16.00; maximum ten people in parties; all visits by appt only.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013