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Caperdonich distillery

Postby Whiskytaster » Wed Jul 08, 2009 11:06 pm

Anyone know what is happening at Caperdonich?

mothballed? dismantled? ....
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby laddie teun » Wed Jul 08, 2009 11:39 pm

it looks awefull
bit and pieces already have been removed I was told
and the building suposedly could collapse
not very likely it will ever run again

to bad they found out after about 30 years its excellent whisky
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby Reggaeblues » Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:31 am

Ha d a brill peated Caperdonich at a Whisky Exchange tasting last year...
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby Wave » Thu Jul 09, 2009 4:40 am

The building really isn't in that bad of condition (I've seen worse!), parts of the Mashtun and other pieces have been taken for the Glen Grant distillery but the stills look passable. I took a tour of it last year during the Speyside Festival, below is a link to pictures I took from within.

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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby jmrl » Thu Jul 09, 2009 7:00 am

Who bottled the peaty Caperdonich?
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby corbuso » Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:30 am

jmrl wrote:Who bottled the peaty Caperdonich?

The french independent bottler Jean Boyer has bottled it and I think Signatory too.
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby laddie teun » Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:10 am

was at the speyside festival last may. we were supossed to visit Caperdonich during teh 5 distilleries of Rothes tour. But that visit was cnceled due to the state of the buildings...we were told anyway
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby laphroaig10_65 » Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:25 am

jmrl wrote:Who bottled the peaty Caperdonich?

Speciality Drinks bottled a 10 yo at 58.5%.
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby Reggaeblues » Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:29 pm

This was "Single Malts of Scotland" based at the Whisky Exchange.
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby Whiskytaster » Sat Aug 01, 2009 6:11 pm

is it likely to ever re-open?
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Re: Caperdonich distillery

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Aug 01, 2009 7:33 pm

In the current Market conditions it doesn't seem likely that it will reopen and the longer it is closed the harder it is to reopen it.
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