21st Light Dragoon Whisky



21st Light Dragoon Whisky relates how the army was brought in to patrol the coastal areas in order to apprehend smuggling gangs. The area was remote which made the dragoon’s job extremely dangerous. Tales of fights, arrests and betrayal can be found in the local archives.

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Throughout the 18th century the army was called in to seek out smugglers. Dragoons from York were ordered to Robin Hood’s Bay on several occasions. The 21st Light Dragoons were raised specifically to patrol the Yorkshire and North East coast from 1779 onwards.

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500ml, 700ml