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SKENE OF BURNSIDE

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A Few Miles South Of The Town Of Elgin

 

A few miles south of the town of Elgin in an area called Glassgreen is located Burnside croft where the Skene’s can trace back to the early 1700’s.

 

In the heart of malt whisky country “Burnside” is situated on the burn of Linkwood which is in itself in the shadow of the Linkwood, Longmorn and Benriach distilleries.

 

Andrew Skene who runs the Scotland based operation is a direct descendant of the Burnside Skenes. His gr great grandfather John Skene who was born on the croft was a cooper (barrel maker).