Speyburn Distillery

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General
Pronunciation ’spayburn Pronunciation
Translation
Region Highlands / Speyside
Distiller Inver House Distillers Ltd.
Owner Inver House Distillers Ltd.
Address Rothes
Aberlour
Morayshire
AB38 7AG
Scotland
Telephone +44 (0)1340 - 83 12 13
+44 (0)1340 - 83 16 78 (Fax)
LatLong 57° 32’ 11.9” N   03° 12’ 51.3” W
Altitude 83 m
Grid Reference NJ273502
Website www.inverhouse.com
E-mail enquiries@inverhouse.com
Open to public Not open to public
Remarks

History
1897-Dec
Established, built by the Speyburn-Glenlivet Distillery Co. Ltd., subsidiary of John Hopkins & Co. from stones quarried from an ancient river bed nearby. This was also the year of Queen Victoria&rsquos Diamond Jubilee and the owners were keen on having casks bearing this year. Production started during the last week of 1897 and there is only one Cask from this year. It is told that the windows were not even installed yet and the workers wore thick wintercoats to keep warm
1916
John Hopkins & Co. taken over by the Distillers Company Ltd. (DCL) and was licensed to John Robertson & Son
1930-34
Silent
1962
Company liquidated and the distillery transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD). All stills became steamheated
1968
The first drum maltings in the pot-still industry closed. Two stills. Licensed to John Robertson & Sons Ltd.
1990
Distillery sold
1991
Sold by United Distillers (UD) to Inver House Distillers
1999
Owned by Inver House Distillers Ltd.
2004
Owned by Inver House Distillers Ltd.

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production from the Granty Burn, for cooling from the Broad Burn
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
blend (Inver House, Catto's, Hankey Bannister, Mac Arthur's, Heather Cream), some single malt
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 made of Larch
  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 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
  Warehouses
  Vatting and Bottling Location



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