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Episode 110: Glayva
Episode 11014th October 2022 • Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur • Matt Birchard
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Episode 110 features Glayva. Bottled in 750ml at 35% ABV, or 70 proof and it retails for about $36.

Enjoy this episode with a pour of Glayva neat.

Glayva's official website: https://www.glayva.com/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1947 - Ronald Morrison creates Glayva
  • 1960s - Glayva begins to spread across the UK and around the globe
  • 1993 - Whyte & Mackay Ltd. acquire the brand
  • 2022 - Glayva wins yet another double gold at the IWSC

Key Cocktails:

Enjoy Glayva neat or over ice.

References:

My thanks to Whyte & Mackay Ltd. for answering questions I had about Glayva via email and helping to fill in some of the blank.

Whyte & Mackay Ltd Listing for Glayva

Scotsman.com Article on Glayva

Scottish Dance Site with Historical Bottles

Glayva.com Circa December 2004

Telegraph.co.uk Article on Glayva (archived)

Wikipedia Article on Glayva

Wikipedia Article on Leith

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