Edrington will be part of the events sponsorship family

Edrington will be part of the event's sponsorship family

Edrington brand The Famous Grouse is to be the official whisky of this year's Commonwealth Games in Scotland. 

The deal, announced yesterday (26 May), sees the brand join Heineken as an official "provider" sponsor to the games, being held in Glasgow from 23 July to 3 August. David Grevemberg, Glasgow 2014's CEO said: "We will be working with Edrington from now until games time on collaborative opportunities to showcase this special product while encouraging those celebrating the games to do so responsibly." 

AG Barr is also an official "supporter" sponsor of the Commonwealth Games. The Irn Bru maker announced  in January details of a campaign to celebrate the event