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  • Glencadam Wins Gold Award At The Scottish Field Challenge 2015

    Glencadam 17 years old Triple Cask Portwood Finish was awarded a gold medal at the 2015 Scottish Field Whisky Challenge. The whisky was judged by a panel of very experienced and knowledgeable judges within whisky and drinks industry.
    Our limited edition bottle was up against tough contenders at this year's whisky challenge. Despite this, we successfully won the award. Judges gave an overall score of 21 and described the whisky as 'rich sherry influence' 'an exquisite nose' and 'a sweet malt with summer fruits and vanilla'. The bottle was also featured in the Scottish Field Whisky Food Supplement Magazine as seen below.

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  • Glencadam Soap Box Racer Built For Scottish Cartie Association Race.

     A 'Spirit of Brechin' cartie racer was created to replicate a Glencadam cask. Graham, production operator at the Distillery; along with his father John and Brother Scott have built the 'Spirit of Brechin' soapbox racer to participate in the Scottish Cartie Race Championships this October.
    With a speed of 25-30 mph, the cartie will be driven by Graham's 78 year old father, John. The race will take place on Saturday 31st October (Halloween), starting at St Davids Street in Brechin and down a 900 meter circuit.  It's the first race to go through any town and it is bound to be an occasion of fun.
    Soap box racer relication a Glencadam Cask. 
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  • Glencadam Hosts Whisky Tasting Event With Les Whiskies Du Monde.

    Last week, Glencadam Whisky had the honour of hosting a whisky tasting event in Bordeaux with Les Whiskies Du Monde. Guests were treated to Glencadam Whisky including a Tombola raffle draw with a prize of Glencadam New Origin 1825.  

    Pictured above is Duncan with raffle prize winner (left). 

    Glencadam Whisky on display for guests, it was a pleasure meeting and discussing whisky with guests including the history and process of how Glencadam make their specially crafted whisky.


    Glencadam Whisky beautifully displayed.

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  • From The Archives: Glencadam Old Pot Still Scotch Viking, pictured with 10 and 15 year old.

    Pulled from the archives, The Viking Old Pot Still Scotch Whisky pictured with 10 year old and 15 year old Glencadam whisky. The 100 year old rare malt (pictured centre) made by the distillery in the 1900's is one of the rarest malts in the world. Hidden in a secret cupboard by it's owner after the prohibition movement in the US, which was designed to eliminate the production, consumption and distribution of alcohol.

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  • Glencadam at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show.


    This weekend Glencadam, Tomintoul and Old Ballantruan attended The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show. The two day event was held at Old Billingsgate, bringing together whisky enthusiasts and distillers. The day involved whisky tasting, masterclasses and demonstrations, it was great day introducing people to the Tomintoul, Glencadam and Old Ballatruan whiskies.

    Our award winning whiskies! 10,14,15 and 21 were a big hit amongst guests who loved our deeply flavoured whisky.

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  • Glencadam at the Whisky Exhibitions in Taipei & Shanghai.


    Glencadam Whisky was showcased in the 007 themed whisky luxe exhibition in Taipei and at China's biggest Whisky festival, Whisky Live. In attendance was master distiller Robert Fleming with our long term distributors 'the drinks company'. The exhibition took place in August, on the 14th floor of Taipei cultural and creative building for the casina royale, James Bond themed exhibition. Robert also attended a Glencadam dinner in Taipei as pictured below with friends and guests, it wasn't long before he headed to China after a breif trip to Scotland from Taiwan for Tomintoul's 50th celebrations. Nevertheless, he was able to give support and introduce guests to the Glencadam whisky family.



    Robert pictured above in Shanghai with the lovely Glencadam distributors team, infinity.


     Also in attendance whisky expert and author of the worlds leading whisky guide 'The Whisky Bible', Jim murray who describes Glencadams whisky as 'understated elegance'. 

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  • Glencadam At The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show



     The UK's finest whisky festival is back and we will be in attendance. The Whisky Exchange Whisky Tasting Show will be held at the Old Billingsgate on October 3rd - 4th bringing whisky aficianados and distillers together. There will be whisky and food tasting and great talks; including demonstrations by with Ian Huxton and Professor Paul Hughes. It's certainly not a day to be missed! and tickets are now on sale on the whisky show website 


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  • Glencadam At The BBC Good Food Festival


    This weekend Glencadam & Tomintoul Whisky were at the BBC Good Food Festival at Hampton Court Palace. It was a great 3 days meeting and introducing people to the Glencadam and Tomintoul Single Malt Whisky families. Including the Old Ballantruan Peated Malt Whisky which went down a treat with many! Below before the start of the festivities with one of our amazing team members!

    Our award winning highland whisky! Aged 10 to 21 (pictured below) was very popular amongst guests! (No suprise there!)

    Popular amongst crowds despite the rain! On the third day (as pictured above) we were greeted with rain however, this didn't stop the fun! A big thank you to all who came by to try our delicious whisky and a big cheers to a great 3 day event. Looking forward to the next one!


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  • Brechin Buccaneers

    Glencadam Distillery is proud to be sponsoring local cricket club the ‘Brechin Buccaneers’.