Clynelish Distillery

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Pronunciation cline’lish Pronunciation
Translation Slope of the Garden
Region Highlands
Distiller Ainslie & Heilbron (Distillers), Glasgow
Owner United Distillers & Vintners (UDV) (Diageo plc)
Address Brora
Telephone +44 (0)1408 - 62 30 00
+44 (0)1408 - 62 30 04 (Fax)
LatLong 58° 01’ 26.1” N   03° 52’ 08.4” W
Altitude 26 m
Grid Reference NC897053
Open to public January - Easter : by appointment only
Easter - June : mo - fr 10:00 - 17:00
July - August : mo - fr 10:00 - 17:00, sa - su 11:00 - 16:00
September - October : mo - fr 11:00 - 17:00
November - December : by appointment only
Closed between Christmas and New Year
Last admission 1 hour before closing time
Admission chargedSource : Discovering Distilleries 2008 leaflet

Built by Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD) next to the ’old’ Clynelish Distillery. New distillery named Clynelish 2, the old Clynelish Clynelish 1. Six stills. Licensed to Ainslie & Heilbron (Distillers) Ltd., Glasgow
Clynelish 2 renamed to Clynelish, Clynelish 1 to Brora
Licensed to United Malt & Grain Distillers Ltd. (UMGD)

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production and cooling from the Clynemilton Burn
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
5% as single malt, rest for blends (the heart of Johnnie Walker Gold Label)
Malt Malt Source
  Malt Type
  Malt Specification (phenols)
  Own Malting Floor
  Malt Storage
  Grist Storage
Mashing Mash Tun
  Mash Size
  First Water
  Second Water
  Third Water
  Fourth Water
Fermentation Washbacks 8 made of Larch
  Washback Charge
  Amount of Yeast
  Length of Fermentation
  Initial Fermentation Temp.
  Strength of Wash
Distillation Wash Stills 3
  Wash Still Built
  Wash Still Charge
  Heat Source steamheated
  Wash Still Height
  Lyne Arm
  Low Wines Run
  Low Wines Collection Range
  Spirit Stills
  Spirit Still Built
  Spirit Still Charge
  Strength of Spirit Still Charge
  Heat Source steamheated
  Spirit Still Height
  Lyne Arm
  Coolers wormtubs
  Foreshot Run
  Spirit Run
  Feints Run
  Spirit Cut
  Distilling Strength
Storage Storage Strength
  Average Spirit Yield
  Disposal of Pot Ale/Spent Lees
  Type of Casks bourbon, sherry, refill
  Vatting and Bottling Location

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