Teaninich Distillery

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General
Pronunciation teeya’ninnig Pronunciation
Translation
Region Highlands
Distiller R.H. Thomson & Co. Ltd
Owner United Distillers & Vintners (UDV) (Diageo plc)
Address Alness
Ross-shire
IV17 0XB
Scotland
Telephone +44 (0)1463 - 87 20 04
LatLong 57° 41’ 29.5” N   04° 15’ 37.6” W
Altitude 15 m
Grid Reference NH653691
Website www.malts.com
E-mail
Open to public Not open to pubic
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History
1817
Founded by Captain Hugh Munro of Teaninich on his land near Alness, Ross-shire. Continued at least to 1837
1830
Output was 30 times the original
by 1852
Lieut.-Gen. John Munro
from c.1852
Let to Robert Pattison
from c.1867
Let to John McGilchrist Ross who transferred the lease Munro & Cameron of Elgin
1898
Acquired by Munro & Cameron, a spirits merchant and whisky broker from Elgin, which invested a lot of money in the distillery
1905
The assets transferred to Robert Innes Cameron (1904 mentioned as well)
1934
On the death of Robert Innes Cameron (1932) the distillery was sold to Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD) by the trustees of Cameron
1962
Extended from two to four stills, which became all steamheated
1971
New still house was built to hold six additional stills, which made a total of ten stills
1974
’Old’ site rebuilt. Dark-grains plant. Licensed to R.H. Thomson & Co. (Distillers) Ltd., Edinburgh
1985
Old part of the distillery, holding four stills, was mothballed
1990
Reopened together with dark-grains plant
1992
Licensed to United Malt & Grain Distillers Ltd. (UMGD). United Distillers (UD) started to bottle a single malt
1999
Owned by United Distillers & Vintners (UDV)
2004
Owned by Diageo plc

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production from Dairywell, below Novar Estate, for cooling from other different local springs
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
Johnnie Walker Red Label and Black Label
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 Oregon Pine
  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
  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 0
  Vatting and Bottling Location



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