Glencadam Distillery

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General
Pronunciation glen’cadam Pronunciation
Translation
Region Highlands
Distiller The Glencadam Distillers Ltd.
Owner Angus Dundee Distillers plc
Address Brechin
Angus
DD9 7PA
Scotland
Telephone +44 (0)1356 - 62 22 17
+44 (0)1356 - 62 49 26 (Fax)
LatLong 56° 44’ 10.5” N   02° 39’ 11.0” W
Altitude 65 m
Grid Reference NO601607
Website
E-mail
Open to public Not open to public
Remarks

History
1825
Said to have been founded
1827-37
David Scott
1852
Alexander Miln Thomson
1857
Glencadam Distillery Co.
1860
Wallace & Scott
1867-87
Glencadam Distillery Co.
1890-91
James Ferguson & Sons
1891
Acquired by Gilmour, Thomson & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, who traded as Glencadam Distillery Co.
1954
Bought by Hiram Walker & Sons (Scotland) Ltd.
1959
Modernized by Hiram Walker & Sons (Scotland) Ltd.. Two stills. Licensed to George Ballantine & Sons Ltd.
1999
Owned by Allied Distillers
2004
Owned by Angus Dundee Distillers plc

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production from Loch Lee piped to the distillery to ensure purity, for cooling from the Unthank Hill Springs and Barries Burn is cooled down at bassin at the back of the distillery
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
blends of Angus Dundee (Glen Parker and The Dundee), in the old days 100% for blending (the heart of Ballantine’s and Stewart’s Cream)
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 6 in total, 4 made of Corton steel and 2 made of stainless steel
  Washback Charge
  Yeast
  Amount of Yeast
  Length of Fermentation
  Initial Fermentation Temp.
  Strength of Wash
Distillation Wash Stills 1
  Wash Still Built
  Wash Still Charge
  Heat Source steamheated
  Wash Still Height
  Lyne Arm
  Low Wines Run
  Low Wines Collection Range
  Spirit Stills
1
  Spirit Still Built
  Spirit Still Charge
  Strength of Spirit Still Charge
  Heat Source steamheated
  Spirit Still Height
  Lyne Arm
  Coolers
  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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