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Dumbarton 30 Year Old 1988 Sovereign Exclusive #14859

ABV: 50.5%
Age: 30 Year Old
Vintage: 1988
Cask Type: Bourbon Barrel
Cask #: #14859
Bottler: Hunter Laing & Co.
Region: Lowland
Type: Single Grain Scotch
Volume: 70cl



Dumbarton 30 Year Old 1988 vintage Lowland single grain Scotch whiskey. Rare example of the lost Scottish distillery. Single cask bourbon barrel #14859 distilled February 1988 bottled March 2018 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Sovereign series. Selected and bottled exclusively for The Whisky Barrel. 127 numbered bottles.

Tasting Notes


This light golden whisky has a sweet nose of tropical fruits, vanilla and salted caramel. The palate is hot and sweet with toffee, milk chocolate, and forest berries. The finish is long, with a lingering tropical note.



Dumbarton Distillery

Dumbarton Single Grain Whiskey

Dumbarton Distillery is a lost Lowland grain distillery opened by Hiram Walker in 1938 on the site of the former McMillan shipyard. The distillery sat on the banks of the River Leven and River Clyde in Dumbarton and was equipped with one continuous still manufactured in Cincinnati. It was one of the largest grain distilleries in Scotland however it closed in 2002 with most of its buildings demolished by 2008. Spirit was produced primarily from maize with water originating from Loch Lomond with spirit destined for Ballantyne's blends. Single cask bottlings have been released by Hunter Laing & Co.


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