Red Hackle 1970s / Including Matching Miniature
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.
The brand disappeared from shelves in the 1980s during the end of the golden blending age.