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Mar 1, 2013 07:14 AM

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

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  1. 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.

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

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      1. re: DavidT

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

      2. 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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        1. re: ellaystingray

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