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Whisky galore... down the drain: Thousands of litres of drink thrown away in bottling plant blunder

zin1953 Mar 1, 2013 07:14 AM


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  1. Veggo RE: zin1953 Mar 1, 2013 08:00 AM

    This had me think of the look of pain in Charlie Allnut's face as Rosie dumps his stash of Gordon's gin overboard from the African Queen.

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      DavidT RE: zin1953 Mar 1, 2013 09:35 AM

      The good news is it sound like it was grain whisky, not malt whisky, that got flushed away.

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        zin1953 RE: DavidT Mar 1, 2013 10:51 AM

        The article doesn't say that - how do you know?

      2. ellaystingray RE: zin1953 Mar 2, 2013 04:06 PM

        Depletions! Mistakenly dump thousands of gallons of whisky and have the insurance company pay for it.

        Oh wait, it's the middle of the night in Scotland and somebody made a mistake a distillery? Sounds more like there was extensive "quality control" going on at the time.

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          zin1953 RE: ellaystingray Mar 2, 2013 05:17 PM

          First thought that ran through my head: "depletions!"

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