The Springbank connection is undeniable here, and there is a lot to find in this malt. But this edition has a slight bitterness to it that puts it a notch below last year’s release. – Rating: 83/100
Current owner: Mitchell’s Glengyle Ltd.
Stills: 1 wash, 1 spirit
Capacity: ?? million litres per year
Location: Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute
Notable Facts: Glengyle sells its whisky under the Kilkerran brand for legal reasons. The distillery history dates back to 1872, but there had not been any production since 1925. Several attempts to revive the distillery had failed before until the owners of Springbank reopened it in 2004.