Royal Lochnagar Distillery granted Royal Warrant

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Royal Lochnagar Distillery has been granted a Royal Warrant and is allowed to display the Royal Arms on the bottles of its Highland single malt Scotch whiskies.

To celebrate, the first cask filled since the granting of the Royal Warrant has gone on display at the distillery on Royal Deeside bearing the Scottish Royal Arms.  it has been painted by artist Thomas Oates, whose family have worked for generations at The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace.
The Royal Warrant in recognition of the regular supply of goods to the Royal Household will permit Royal Lochnagar to display the Royal Arms on its Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskies and at the distillery in Scotland, a mile from Her Majesty’s Balmoral Estate.

Ewan Andrew, director of the Lochnagar Distillery, who has been appointed as grantee for the Royal Warrant, said: “Being granted a Royal Warrant is a great privilege for everyone associated with Royal Lochnagar. The distillery has a long assocition with the royal family and it is a source of great pride that we have become Scotch whisky distillers by appointment to Her Majesty the Queen.”

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