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Blending vats

Blending vats at Gleeenlees Brothers' warehouse beneath the raiway arches in Osborne Street, c 1890. There were six huge vats in the vatting house, with a total capacity of nearly 21,000 gallons of whisky. A steam-driven revolving oak propellers was used to help mix the whiskies in each vat.

Reproduced courtesy of Iain Russell

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bonded warehouses, casks, distillery workers, Greenlees Brothers, Scotch whisky, vats, vatting, whisky blending



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