What happens to a whiskey recipe when the distillery behind it ceases to exist? That’s when you end up with a ghost on your hands. Considering the long history of making whiskey, it’s not surprising to learn that a number of ghost whiskeys and ghost distilleries are out there — notably in Scotland and Ireland. In a 2018 interview, Johnnie Walker master distiller Jim Beveridge spoke about the appeal of revisiting them. “There is something quite romantic about being able to savour the great whiskies from distilleries that closed long ago,” Beveridge told Euronews.
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