Macduff Distillery

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General
Pronunciation mac’duff
Translation
Region Highlands / Speyside
Distiller William Lawson Distillers Ltd.
Owner John Dewar & Sons Ltd. (Bacardi-Martini)
Address Banff
Banffshire
AB45 3JT
Scotland
Telephone +44 (0)1261 - 81 26 12
+44 (0)1261 - 81 80 83 (Fax)
LatLong 57° 39’ 31” N   02° 30’ 52” W
Altitude
Grid Reference NJ694633
Website
E-mail
Open to public Open to public by appointment only
Remarks

History
1962-63
Built by a consortium which included George Crawford, Brodie Hepburn, and Morty Dykes
....
Operated as Glen Devron Distillers Ltd.
1966
Bought by Block, Grey & Block (Leslie Kaufman)
1966
Extended from two to three stills
between 1966 and 1969
Stanley P. Morrison Ltd. had an interest between 1966 and 1969
1968
Extended from three to four stills
1972
Acquired by William Lawson Distillers Ltd., part of the General Beverage Corporation, Luxembourg, which controls the world-wide interest of Martini & Rossi
1999
Owned by William Lawson (Bacardi)
2004
Owned by John Dewar & Sons Ltd.

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production from multiple local springs, for cooling from the Gelly Burn
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
10% for single malt (Glen Deveron), blend (William Lawson's)
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 9 made of stainless steel
  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
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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