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Samtse Distillery / Army Welfare Project

 

Samtse Distillery / Army Welfare Project

 Year established: 1981

 Year closed:

 Owner: Armed Forces of Bhutan

 Web page: http://www.awp.com.bt/

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 Type of still:

 Production capacity: 10 million cases per year

 Location: Samtse

 History:

The Army Welfare Project was established in 1974 with the aim of creating employment and post service benefits for ex-servicemen. The first distillery was established in Gelephu in 1976. The AWP expanded, leasing the Samdrup Jongkhar distillery from Namdik Enterprises in 1979 and the Samtse distillery from Bhutan Central Distillers in 1981.

 

Samtse distillery has an installed production capacity of over 10 million cases per annum. The distillery blends and bottles brands like Black Mountain whisky, Bhutan rum, gin and liquers.[16][17]

 

 Products:

XXX Bhutan Rum 42.8%

 

 

Buthan Deluxe Rum 42.8%   

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