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In the 19th century the blender divided scotland in the northern highlands, the western highlands, the whisky´s from Aberdeenshire and Perthshire. The whisky´s from Speyside and Strathspey represented their own style. Until the 1970s there was a classification for highlandwhisky´s in fact of their use for blending. The blender had the categories TOP (only Speyside whisky´s), 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class. The regions of the Highlands, Lowlands, Campeltown and Islay had their validity until the mid of the 1980s. Afterward there came smaller whikyregions on the map with their own typical style like whisky from the Deveron, Fiddich etc.