Springbank Distillery

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General
Pronunciation ’springbank Pronunciation
Translation
Region Campbeltown
Distiller J. & A. Mitchell & Co. Ltd.
Owner J. & A. Mitchell & Co. Ltd.
Address Well Close
Campbeltown
Argyll
PA28 6ET
Scotland
Telephone +44 (0)1586 - 55 20 85
+44 (0)1586 - 55 32 15 (Fax)
LatLong 55° 25’ 30.7” N   05° 36’ 30.4” W
Altitude 6 m
Grid Reference NR717205
Website www.springbankdistillers.com
E-mail info@springbankwhisky.com
Open to public Summer only by appointment
Remarks
Own Bottling Line

History
1828
Established by the Mitchell family on the site were Archibald Mitchell already was illicitly distilling. Another source says: said to have been first licensed by the Reid family, but no reference in Excise returns
1837
William Reid jun. & Co. (not in 1833 return), when acquired by John & William Mitchell
1852-60
J.W. Mitchell & Co. until at least 1860
1867
J. & W. Mitchell & Co.
by 1878
J. & A. Mitchell
1881-89
J. & A. Mitchell & Co., when dissolved and reconstructed
1890
Alexander Mitchell went bankrupt
1897
Incorporated as J. & A. Mitchell & Co., who are still the owners (1994)
1926-35
Silent
1999
Owned by J.&A. Mitchell
....
Installation of own bottling line
2004
Owned by Springbank Distillers Ltd.

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production, cooling and diluting from Crosshill Loch on the Ben Ghullion, named after a farm
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
70% as single malt, 30% for blending (Campbeltown Loch, Mitchell)
Malt Malt Source
  Malt Type
  Malt Specification (phenols)
  Own Malting Floor yes
  Malt Storage
Mill
  Grist Storage
Mashing Mash Tun 1 open
  Mash Size
  First Water
  Second Water
  Third Water
  Fourth Water
Fermentation Washbacks 5 made of Larch
  Washback Charge
  Yeast
  Amount of Yeast
  Length of Fermentation 70 hours
  Initial Fermentation Temp.
  Strength of Wash
Distillation Wash Stills 1
  Wash Still Built
  Wash Still Charge
  Heat Source steamheated or dieselburners
  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 all kinds of casks
  Warehouses
  Vatting and Bottling Location



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