Glenglassaugh Distillery, at the east end of the beautiful Sandend Bay, was founded by Col. James Moir in 1875. He quickly established a reputation for making a quality whisky and the company prospered.

He ran the distillery with his two nephews until 1892, when Glenglassaugh was purchased by Highland Distillers. After being completely re-built in 1960, the distillery continued to produce whisky until 1986 when it was mothballed.

The distillery sat silent for over 20 years until it was purchased by a group of investors and started production again in December 2008. In 2013, the BenRiach Distillery Company took over Glenglassaugh distillery with the intention to bring this iconic distillery fully back to life by giving it the investment, commitment and care it deserves.

Glenglassaugh is produced using the highest quality of Scottish barley and traditional distilling methods, our key focus being on quality. While many distilleries have become highly automated, here at Glenglassaugh our spirit is still handcrafted by a small, highly skilled team dedicated to creating the highest quality product. Only the finest casks are selected to slowly mature our precious spirit in our coastal warehouses until it is ready.

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Glenglassaugh Sandend

$129.00
Glenglassaugh Sandend is inspired by the crescent beach of Sandend Bay where the distillery resides. Enriched in bourbon, sherry and manzanilla casks, over time the lush flavour of Glenglassaugh Sandend brightens into waves of tropical sweetness, infused with a crack of sea salt.   Colour: Summer Gold Nose: Soft buttery vanilla ice-cream drenched in tropical fruit, with chocolate and a touch of sea salt. Palate: Waves of salted-caramel with an effervescent burst of pineapple, cherry and grapefruit, enlivened by the ocean shore.
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[Bundle] Glenglassaugh Sandend + The GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 12

$259.90
No. 1 - Glenglassaugh Sandend  Colour: Summer Gold Nose: Soft buttery vanilla ice-cream drenched in tropical fruit, with chocolate and a touch of sea salt. Palate: Waves of salted-caramel with an effervescent burst of pineapple, cherry and grapefruit, enlivened by the ocean shore. No. 10 - The GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 12

Nose: Dark fruit cake, with some chocolate covered coffee beans, and woody spices.

Palate: Sweet dates and raisins, toasted walnuts, affogato, and cinnamon and ginger spice.

Finish: Bakewell tart and some black pepper.

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Glenglassaugh Portsoy

$135.00
Our neighbouring harbour village of Portsoy inspires the deep maritime flavour of this richly peated single malt. Matured in sherry, bourbon and port casks, over time the full-bodied depth of Glenglassaugh Portsoy grows, harmoniously balanced with the rich coastal character of our peated spirit. Colour: Deep amber Nose: Rich maritime waves infused with tropical fruit and sherried dark soy, rolling into port with liquorice and sea kelp. Palate: Full-bodied with dark chocolate, fermented soy and charred mango with treacle and a crack of sea salt.
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Glenglassaugh Evolution

$117.30
Glenglassaugh Evolution is created by maturing the whisky in a unique combination of the finest hand-picked ex-Tennessee first-fill whiskey barrels. This expression shows great depth of character and finesse, a harmonious combination of whisky and oak. Bottled at 50%, natural colour and non-chill filtered.
  • Colour : Crisp harvest gold
  • Nose : Luscious combination of sweet barley, delicate pineapple and waves of soft buttery vanilla. Deeper oak spices and caramelised pear develop.
  • Palate : Robust, white peppery oak floods through crisp green apple and freshly cracked barley. A gentle salted caramel emerges alongside hints of ripe banana and fruit salad syrup.
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Glenglassaugh Aged 50 Years Massandra Sherry Cask #1724

$20,000.00
Tawny copper colour. On the nose, notes of black cherry and chocolate cream with blackcurrant, mango and raisin on polished walnut. On the palate, an elixir of sherried dark fruits meld with cassis and chocolate rolling into treacle and mocha cream on a sea breeze. Distiller on: 10th October 1972 Age: 50 years in 2023 No. of Bottles Yield: 229 To place an order, kindly email us with your inquiry.
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Glenglassaugh 12 Years Old

$119.00
Glenglassaugh 12 Years Old is a harmonious balance of our signature coastal style; lush, tropical, and coastal. Matured in bourbon, sherry and red wine casks for luscious waves of ripe fruit carried on an ocean breeze. Colour: Luminous gold Nose: Sweet coastal waves of ripe apricot and fig meld with toasted vanilla and tropical flora, carried on a warm ocean breeze. Palate: Candied pistachio, date and sweet fig roll into waves of morello cherry and whipped cream, infused with fresh coastal air.
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Glenglassaugh 40 Year Old

$2,200.00
This is an outstanding representation of this rare and enduring Highland single malt. Matured for over 40 years, this rich whisky has an abundance of of sweet tropical fruits and sophisticated sherry characteristics. Bottled at 42.5%ABV, non-chill filtered and at natural colour, this unique expression is full of character and complexity.
  • Colour : Deep gold.
  • Nose : An abundance of sweet syrupy tropical fruits; banana, pineapple and mango in perfect harmony with gentle Oloroso sherry.
  • Palate : Sweet, rich, syrupy and complex. Oloroso sherry, toffee apples, mango and banana sit beautifully in the mouth alongside ginger and cocoa spice.
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Glenglassaugh Torfa

$117.30
At Glenglassaugh, we also produce a very limited quantity of whisky using richly peated malted barley as the cereal varietal. Glenglassaugh ‘Torfa’, with its peaty, phenolic nature, is a unique expression, and is quite different to the usual style of whisky produced in the Highlands.
  • Colour : Gleaming yellow gold
  • Nose : Vivid, sweet, sooty campfire smoke and sea-air infuses zest of lime, apricot jam and ripe soft fruits; all gently warmed by hints of stem ginger and cracked black pepper.
  • Palate : An eloquent, sweet coastal pear smoke engulfs candied peel over melon, pineapple and roasted red apples. Oat biscuits, hints of heather honey and a gentle cigar box spice combines to give a terrific balance to the expressive smoke character.
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