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In operation for six months only before it stops. Starts again 1906. Major rebuilding in 1964. It expands from two to six pot stills and floor-malting ends. The pot stills gets steam-heated 1970. Closed for repairs 1992-sep 1995. New pot stills. A new 8,2 tonnes full-lauter mash tun in 2001 (Steinecker). Nine washbacks made of Larch. Closed during the later half of 2006 (?). Uses six wooden worm tub condensers.
Glen Elgin (SMWS 85).
William Simpson & James Carle 1900, Glen Elgin-Glenlivet Distillery Co. Ltd. 1901-07, John J. Blanche 1907-21, John J. Blanche & Co. 1921-27, J. J. Blanche & Co. Ltd. 1927-30, Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. 1930-99, United Distillers & Vintners Ltd. 1999-2004 and Diageo plc from 2004.

Timeline

Special Bottling: A 12 years old Glen Elgin is bottled under the Flora and Fauna label

Special bottling  •  2001  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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Production resumes

Just text  •  1995  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

Another renovation, production stops

Just text  •  1992  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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heating of the stills changed to steam heatingt

Just text  •  1970  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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Complete renovation

Just text  •  1964  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

Er opened a new still in 1964

New still  •  1964  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

four additional stills are installed, there are six stills available now.

Malting floors are closed.

Just text  •  1964  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

Special Bottling: First single malt bottling

Special bottling  •  1960  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD) is the new owner since 1936

New owner  •  1936  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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United Distillers & Vinters (UDV) is the new owner since 1930

New owner  •  1930  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

Distillery details

  • Country
    Scotland
  • Status
    Active
  • Founded
    01.05.1900
  • Owner
    Diageo
  • Spirit stills
    3
  • Wash stills
    3
  • Capacity per year
    2700000 Liters

Whisky Details

Distillery location

Longmorn by Elgin,
IV30 3SL
Scotland Speyside

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