Episode 110

Published on:

14th Oct 2022

Episode 110: Glayva

Episode 110 features Glayva. Bottled in 750ml at 35% ABV, or 70 proof and it retails for about $36.

Enjoy this episode with a pour of Glayva neat.

Glayva's official website: https://www.glayva.com/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1947 - Ronald Morrison creates Glayva
  • 1960s - Glayva begins to spread across the UK and around the globe
  • 1993 - Whyte & Mackay Ltd. acquire the brand
  • 2022 - Glayva wins yet another double gold at the IWSC

Key Cocktails:

Enjoy Glayva neat or over ice.


My thanks to Whyte & Mackay Ltd. for answering questions I had about Glayva via email and helping to fill in some of the blank.

Whyte & Mackay Ltd Listing for Glayva

Scotsman.com Article on Glayva

Scottish Dance Site with Historical Bottles

Glayva.com Circa December 2004

Telegraph.co.uk Article on Glayva (archived)

Wikipedia Article on Glayva

Wikipedia Article on Leith

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Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur
Podcast dedicated to drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits.
Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur is a podcast for anyone that enjoys distilled spirits!

Built on the premise of drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits, each episode features consistent tastings and much more. The featured spirit's backstory is covered, including history of production, marketing, availability, notable events for the spirit, as well as personal stories on enjoyment.

This podcast features new episodes at least weekly, and is the work of host Matt Birchard, who created the podcast as a way to keep a new year's resolution to himself - which was to drink more!

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Matthew Birchard

I'm a fan of distilled spirits, and marketer by trade. Native of Portland, Oregon, USA.