Young Whisky

Joel Bernstein joel at
Sun Feb 19 20:04:10 GMT 2006

On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 11:49:17AM -0000, Raphael Mankin wrote:
> You are very unlikely to find any Scapa outside Orkney. The distillery has been
> shut down for some years and is in the process of re-commissioning. If you go
> to Kirkwall there is still some left in the shops, but you really have to look
> for it.

My local Oddbins has Scapa 14 year old in stock. I suppose that could
still mean they stopped distilling 14 years ago thought...

Does 'recommissioning' mean they're distilling but the new stuff hasn't
aged sufficiently to sell? Or that they're still rebuilding?


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