Red Hackle 1980s
Named after the red feather that adorns the hats of the Scottish military unit The Black Watch.
This blend was produced by Hepburn & Ross of Glasgow. Established in 1920 by Charles Hepburn (who served with the Black Watch) and Herbert Ross both veterans of the First World War. The company had a policy of hiring ex-military and became popular with military bases during the Second World War.
Although the brand would vanish during the 1980s this would be one of the last bottlings prior to its recent return.