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Opinion by Richard Baird.
Aultmore is a rare Speyside single malt Scotch whisky known locally as “a nip of the Buckie Road” and is part of the ‘Last Great Malts of Scotland’ collection from John Dewar & Sons. Drawing inspiration from the misty and mysterious area known as ‘Foggie Moss’, a place where the distillery’s water filters through, London based graphic design studio Stranger & Stranger developed a label, bottle and packaging treatment that, while heavy on the heritage, individuality and craft cues inherent to the industry, sets a unique tone through image and the absence of image.
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