Craigellachie Distillery

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General
Pronunciation kray’kellachie Pronunciation
Translation
Region Highlands / Speyside
Distiller John Dewar & Sons Ltd.
Owner John Dewar & Sons Ltd. (Bacardi-Martini)
Address Craigellachie
Banffshire
AB38 9ST
Scotland
Telephone +44 (0)1340 - 88 12 12
+44 (0)1340 - 88 12 28 (Fax)
LatLong 57° 29’ 17.0” N   03° 11’ 05.9” W
Altitude 117 m
Grid Reference NJ290448
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Open to public Not open to public
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History
1891
Built by the Craigellachie Distillery Co. Ltd., a partnership of blenders and merchants led by Alexander Edward. The other story is that the distillery was established by Peter Mackie. After he inherited Lagavulin Distillery, he formed a partnership with Alexander Edward (1888 & 1898 mentioned as well)
1893
Incorporated as a limited company
1896
Reconstructed as the Craigellachie-Glenlivet Distillery Ltd.
1916
Craigellachie-Glenlivet Distillery Ltd. acquired by Mackie & Co. (Distillers) Ltd., owners of the White Horse Brand, who had had a share from the start
1927
Acquired by the Distillers Company Ltd. (DCL)
1930
Transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD)
1964-65
Rebuilt when extended from two to four stills, which all became steamheated. Licensed to White Horse Distillers Ltd., Glasgow
1998
Sold to John Dewar’s & Sons Ltd. (owned by Bacardi Ltd.) after the merge of United Distillers (UD) with International Distillers and Vintners (IDV)
1999
Owned by John Dewar’s & Sons Ltd.
2004
Owned by John Dewar’s & Sons Ltd.

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production spring in the Little Conval Hill and water from the Burn of Allachoy, for cooling from River Fiddich
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
100% blending (mainly Dewar's White Label)
Malt Malt Source
  Malt Type
  Malt Specification (phenols)
  Own Malting Floor
  Malt Storage
Mill
  Grist Storage
Mashing Mash Tun
  Mash Size
  First Water
  Second Water
  Third Water
  Fourth Water
Fermentation Washbacks 8 made of Oregon Pine
  Washback Charge
  Yeast
  Amount of Yeast
  Length of Fermentation
  Initial Fermentation Temp.
  Strength of Wash
Distillation Wash Stills 2
  Wash Still Built
  Wash Still Charge
  Heat Source steamheated
  Wash Still Height
  Lyne Arm
  Low Wines Run
  Low Wines Collection Range
  Spirit Stills
2
  Spirit Still Built
  Spirit Still Charge
  Strength of Spirit Still Charge
  Heat Source steamheated
  Spirit Still Height
  Lyne Arm
  Coolers condensers
  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 mainly refill
  Warehouses
  Vatting and Bottling Location



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