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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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Distillery Address

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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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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Haig Gold Label
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Made by John Haig and Company, the oldest Scotch whisky distillers in the world (well, in Scotland, and by proxy the world). Haig Gold Label is made with 40% malt whisky, including Glenkinchie and...  More info
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A big, shiny bottle of 15 Year Old Haig's Dimple blended Scotch whisky, bottled in the 1990s, and since then it has remained in rather swell condition. Fact fact: this bottle evidently came from the...  More info
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A great, big Dimple from the 1970s! This is 66 2/3 fluid ounces of Haig's blended Scotch whisky produced over 30 years ago, complete with a metal stand to make sure it stays upright - a rare...  More info
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Dimple
(70cl, 35%)
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Dimple
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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 decanter of Haig's deluxe blended Scotch whisky, Dimple, was released to commemorate the Commonwealth Games Scotland of 1986.  More info
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Haig Dimple - 1980s
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A large, 1.9 litre bottling of the popular Haig Dimple from the 1970s!  More info
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This is a very rare and highly collectible bottle of Haig Dimple 15 year old - a legendary blended Scotch whisky.  More info
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A litre bottle of the famous Haig blend in the dimple bottle. This was matured for 15 years.  More info
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