Whiskybase

Also known as Parkmore-Glenlivet.

Built and founded in 1894 by Parkmore Distillery Co.
In 1900, ownership was transferred to James Watson and Co. Ltd. from Dundee.
In 1923, James Watson and Co. Ltd. was taken over by John Dewar & Sons Ltd.
In 1925, the distillery was taken over by the Distillers Company Ltd. (DCL).
In 1930, the distillery was taken over by Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD).
In 1931, the distillery was closed due to problems with the water supply.
After closure, all the remaining casks sadly was destroyed.
In 1940, the license was transferred to Daniel Crawford & Son Ltd. who used the warehouses and stores for stock.
in 1988, the distillery and buildings were sold to Highland distillers, now The Edrington Group, who still own Parkmore.
The first manager was George Smith, whose father had been brewing at the Glenlivet and whose brother had been a part of the founders of Cragganmore Distillery.
Parkmore's malthouse was in use until the late 1960's.
Today the buildings still are used for storing Whisky from The Edrington Group 
(Macallan).
Parkmore is one of Scotlands best kept silent distilleries and become a grade B listed building in 1987.

Timeline

Parkmore closed its doors on Thursday 01st January 1931

Closed  •  01.01.1931

~

Parkmore opened its doors on Monday 01st January 1894

Opened  •  01.01.1894

Distillery details

  • Country
    Scotland
  • Status
    Closed
  • Founded
    01.01.1894
  • Closed
    01.01.1931
  • Owner
    The Edrington Group

Whisky Details

  • Whiskies
    2
  • WB Ranking
    C
  • Rating
    87.00
  • Collection
    3
  • Wishlist
    13
  • Views
    7992
  • Vote
    1
  • Specialists

Distillery location


Dufftown
Scotland Speyside

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2018


Forgot your password?

Login