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Tartan Details - Glendronach Distillery

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Glendronach Distillery" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 2293
STWR ref: 2293
Designer: Lochcarron of Scotland
Tartan date: 01/01/1989
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Corporate
Registration notes: Situated on the Dronach Burn (hence the name - Glendronach.) near Huntly in the Highlands, this distillery was built in 1826 and apparently replaced one that had been illicitly distilling there for many years. Two notes on the woven sample read: 'William Teachers, Glendronach Tartan. Design submitted by Wm. Teachers 1990.' Second note in different hand reads: 'Designed by LOS for Glen Dronach whisky. Colours for logo etc.'
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