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Though there is little hard evidence, Robert Haig was said to have operated the earliest whisky distillery. It was certainly the earliest ever referenced for in 1655 he was scorned by church elders for using his still on the Sabbath and was summoned to appear before the Kirk Session. In 1824, one of his descendents, John Haig, built the Cameron Bridge distillery in Windygates in the Lowlands. It was one of the first distilleries to produce grain whisky. The Haig Gold blend was released around this time. John’s cousin, Robert Stein built the first continuous still.

In 1877, Cameron Bridge merged with five whisky companies, forming Distillers Company Ltd. John Haig was one of the directors. In 1919, John Haig & Co was purchased by Distillers Company Ltd. During the early 1990s there was a substantial refurbishment and in 2000 the distillery reopened after £9 million on renovations. Cameron Bridge is, today, a decidedly colossal distillery with a capacity of over thirty million litres annually. A single grain whisky is released from the distillery and bottled as Cameron Brig.

There have been both independent releases as well as the official bottling. Today, Cameron Bridge is set for gin production following the closure of Gordon’s gin distillery in Essex. The Haig brand lives on today with the Dimple range of blended whiskies. Remember the motto, ‘don’t be vague, ask for Haig!’.

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Haig House, Albany Street, Edinburgh

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What we have here is a very rare bottling of Haig Dimple blended Scotch whisky from the 1970s presented in its instantly recognisable bottle. Lovely.  More info
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"Don't be vague, ask for Haig."

This is a well preserved bottle of Haig Dimple from the 1970s, which comes with the presentation box.  More info
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This bottle of the unmistakable Haig Dimple 12 Year Old was produced in the 1970s.  More info
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Bottled in the 1970s, this an ancient edition of the incredibly popular and collectible Dimple blend from Haig. This even comes in the original box, adding to its value!  More info
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An old half-bottle of Haig Dimple, a blend that draws much of its malt whisky from Glenkinchie and Linkwood. Haig Dimple uses a higher proportion of malt in its blend, as opposed to grain whisky.  More info
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Cor, what a well kept bottle of Haig's 12 Year Old Dimple! The fantastic whisky was produced some time around the 1980s and the 1990s, it's done pretty good for itself to get this far looking so good...  More info
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With one of the most unique bottles in the whisky world, Haig Dimple is well known for how it looks. However, it's not just a pretty face. It's a beautiful blended Scotch whisky that is love...  More info
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My, what a big bottle of Haig's Dimple this is! This is a whole litre of the glorious blended whisky, made in the 1970s.  More info
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Bottled for the French market, this is a 1970s 12 Year Old Pinch from Haig, potentially one of the old whisky distilleries in Scotland. Superb whisky, this is!  More info
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Just when we thought bottles of Haig's Dimple couldn't get any cooler, this shows up. A pewter encased decanter of Hiag's Dimple blended whisky from the 1970s! What an awesome collectible piece!  More info
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This is a half bottle of 1970s Haig's Dimple blended Scotch whisky, produced in the 1970s. It may be a smaller bottle, but it's still in the classic, instantly recognisable shape, which is always...  More info
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Haig Dimple blended Scotch whisky, bottled in the 1970s and housed in a handsome triangular box to go with the handsome triangular bottles that we all know and love.  More info
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A very rare, old Haig Dimple. This was bottled in around 1950, the exact date is hard to say. It is 70 proof (from the old UK way of deciding on alcoholic proof based on 7:4 proof to alcoholic volume...  More info
Delightfully designed in both flavour and bottle, Haig's 12 Year Old Dimple is a fantastic treat for the eyes and the palate. This bottle was produced in the 1970s.  More info
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A large, 1.9 litre bottling of the popular Haig Dimple from the 1970s!  More info
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Haig's Dimple blend has been a popular deluxe blended Scotch whisky for many years, we've got our hands on this rare antique bottling all for your delectation!  More info
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This shiny bottle of Haig's Dimple produced all the way back in the 1950s and includes a presentation box that features a chap who looks unsettlingly similar to Don Draper from Mad Men with a tartan...  More info
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Another entry in our antique spirits collection, this bottle of Haig's Gold Label blended Scotch whisky is over 50 years old! Top work from our spirit archaeologist, and top work from Haig in the...  More info
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Rather old Dimple! This bottle was released by Haig in the 1960s. It does not have a presentation box.  More info
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This is a 1970s bottling of Haig's Pinch blended Scotch whisky, bottled for the American market, which you can tell from its name. In the UK, it is called Haig's Dimple, but in the US, it's called...  More info
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A ceramic decanter of top blended whisky, Haig.  More info
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