Mortlach Distillery was the first licensed distillery in Dufftown in the heart of Speyside, dating back to 1823.

Mortlach uses a form of triple distillation using the three Wash and three Spirit Still resulting in a spirit that is distilled 2.81 times.

Timeline

Diageo is the new owner since 1997

New owner  •  1997  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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United Distillers is the new owner since 1986

New owner  •  1986  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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Malting floors are closed

Just text  •  1968  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD) is the new owner since 1930

New owner  •  1930  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

Distillers Company Limited (DCL) is the new owner since 1925

New owner  •  1925  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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Er opened a new still in 1897

New still  •  1897  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

Three additional stills are installed. There are six still available now.
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George Cowie & Son is the new owner since 1867

New owner  •  1867  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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George Cowie and John Gordon is the new owner since 1853

New owner  •  1853  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

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James and John Grant is the new owner since 1837

New owner  •  1837  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

A & T Gregory is the new owner since 1832

New owner  •  1832  •  Posted by Hans-Ludwig

Distillery details

  • Country
    Scotland
  • Status
    Active
  • Founded
    01.01.1823
  • Owner
    Diageo
  • Spirit stills
    3
  • Wash stills
    3
  • Capacity per year
    2800000 Liters
  • Website

Whisky Details

Distillery location

Dufftown, Banffshire
AB55 4AQ
Scotland Speyside

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