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Issue 73 - Join the debate

Whisky Magazine Issue 73
July 2008


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For me it was great to see the article about Giuseppe in the last edition.

I have known Giuseppe all the time he has been at the Library Bar. As an avid malt whisky drinker and collector it was a real pleasure and privilege to have someone running the bar with so much experience and even more importantly with so much feeling for whisky and for those who enjoy it.

Indeed on my 70th birthday I was the recipient of an excellent bottle of malt gifted to me by Giuseppe. Frequent drinking patently paid off.

Reading the headline I wondered if in fact there had been some mistake? Perhaps it should have read “I don't not know if anyone else sells The Dalmore 50 to David Glass.” That for me certainly would have been appropriate.

David Glass London Ending any rumours As a consequence of the continuing instability of basic raw material prices, which have doubled within the last year, the management of J & A Mitchell and Company Ltd.

have decided to cut back the production of new spirit at their Springbank and Glengyle Distilleries until prices settle.

The state of the materials market will be kept under continuous review.

The opportunity will be taken to carry out necessary maintenance work and create the increased warehousing accommodation required for future development.

In the short term there will however, regrettably, be a few staff redundancies.

There will be no impact on the availability of bottled Springbank or the Kilkerran whisky as...

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