Thanks to /u/devoz for the sample.
So Springbank owns Springbank, Longrow, and Hazelburn. In addition, the whole thing is owned by Cadenheads.
To add confusion, they helped supply the capital for Glengyle, one of three Campbeltown distilleries, however have nothing to do with Glen Scotia, the other one.
Following along? Okay.
So Cadenheads sells to everyone and independently bottles from other distilleries around the world. Then Springbank has their own single cask lines. And in addition to that, there’s the Springbank Society, which has it’s own single barrels.
Keeping up? Great.
So when considering making Longrow Red, the distillery manager has some casks that will make the cut, some that will come out as single casks, and some that will come out as single casks for Springbank Society, and some that may end up with Cadenheads.
That’s a big ole logistics river delta is what that is.
Today I’ll be…
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