Glen Flagler
Distillery
Founded in 1965
Glen Flagler was located in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, making it closer to being a distillery to England. The distillery was also close to Lilly Loch, which was their main source of water.

Their story begins within the Moffat grain distillery complex. Two sets of stills were constructed in order to supply three single malts, namely Glen Flagler, Islebrae and Killyloch, with a grain Whisky called Garnheath.

Killyloch's stills were taken out of commission in 1970, but Glen Flagler and Garnheath continued production for another decade. The maltings were sold in 1978, and Glen Flagler was demolished in 1985.
The grain plant was also demolished in 1988, for good.

The spirit stills of Glen Flagler were onion-shaped, and had broad short necks. The distillery also had the biggest mash tun in Scotland, made of stainless steel. The complex had 32 warehouses, that could store 500,000 barrels.

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Distillery Details

  • Country
    United Kingdom, Scotland
  • Region
    Lowlands
  • Established
    1965
  • Owner
    Inver House Distillers Ltd.
  • Type
    Single malt
  • Status
    Inactive
  • Address
    Glen Flagler Distillery, Tower Road, Moffat, Airdrie, North Lankashire, M6 8PL ,UK
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Glen Flagler had the biggest mash tun in Scotland. It was made of stainless steel and was considered revolutionary.

The first official international football match was played between England and Scotland. The pitch was very close to the distillery

The awarded Whisky, Hankey Bannister 40YO, had Glen Flagler Whisky in it.
About
Lowlands
Perching just above England, the Lowlands can play truant from peat or salinity. 

Triple distilled malts are characteristic of the region, offering a gentle, elegant palate reminiscent of grass, honeysuckle, cream, ginger, toffee, toast and cinnamon.

The Lowlands are master of the Whisky blend and are also known for their silent stills, which sadly no longer produce.
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