Dailuaine Distillery

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General
Pronunciation dal’whouanye Pronunciation
Translation Green Vale
Region Highlands / Speyside
Distiller Dailuaine-Talisker Distilleries Ltd.
Owner United Distillers & Vintners (UDV) (Diageo plc)
Address Carron
Aberlour
Banffshire
AB38 7RE
Scotland
Telephone +44 (0)1340 - 81 03 61
+44 (0)1340 - 81 05 10 (Fax)
LatLong 57° 27’ 12.3” N   03° 16’ 20.5” W
Altitude 120 m
Grid Reference NJ237410
Website www.malts.com
E-mail
Open to public Not open to public
Remarks

History
1854
Built by William Mackenzie between Ben Rinnes en the River Spey (1852 mentioned as well)
1860
William Mackenzie
1865
Taken over by Williams widow Jane
1866
The Strathspey railway was built on the opposite bank of the River Spey, and could be used with a newly built road bridge close to the distillery
....
Jane Mackenzie succeeded by her son Thomas, who formed a partnership under the style of Mackenzie & Co.
1869-79
James Fleming (who was later at Aberlour)
1884
Feu charter granted
1884-87
Distillery rebuilt
1890
Mackenzie & Co. converted to the Dailuaine-Glenlivet Distillery Ltd.
1896
Dailuaine-Glenlivet Distillery Ltd. reconstructed
1898
Dailuaine-Glenlivet Distillery Ltd. merged with the Talisker Distillery Ltd. to form Dailuaine-Talisker Distilleries Co. Ltd.. A controlling interest in this company secured by a consortium. The business was in the hands of Mackenzie & Son
1916
The company was bought by Dewar’s, Distillers Company Ltd. (DCL), W.P. Lowrie, and John Walker & Son and became part of Distillers Company Ltd. (DCL), although the distillery was run by Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD)
1917
Rebuilt after a fire
1959-60
Rebuilt after a fire, when the number of stills was increased from four to six. Dark-grains plant
1964
Stills became steamheated
1988-1989
A small quantity of the production is being sold as a single malt bottled by its owners
1992
Licensed to United Malt & Grain Distillers Ltd. (UMGD)

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production from the Bailliemullich Burn, for cooling from the Burn of Carron, for malting from the Burn of Derrybeg
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
<2% single malt, rest blending (Johnnie Walker)
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 Scottish Oak
  Washback Charge
  Yeast
  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
3
  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 bourbon, sherry, refill
  Warehouses
  Vatting and Bottling Location



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