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Ardmore

Ardmore

Owner:                            Region/district:                        Beam Global           Highland

Spirits & Wine

Founded:    Status:          Capacity:

1898            Active           5 200 000 litres

 Address: Kennethmont,

Aberdeenshire AB54 4NH                              

 Tel:                       website:

01464 831213         www.ardmorewhisky.com

 History:

1898 – Adam Teacher, son of William Teacher, starts the construction of Ardmore Distillery which eventually becomes William Teacher & Sons´ first distillery. Adam Teacher passes away before it is completed.

 1955 – Stills are increased from two to four.

 1973 – A visitor centre is constructed.

 1974 – Another four stills are added, increasing the total to eight.

 1976 – Allied Breweries takes over William Teacher & Sons and thereby also Ardmore. The own maltings (Saladin box) is terminated.

 1999 A 12 year old is released to commemorate the distillery’s 100th anniversary. A 21 year old is launched in a limited edition.

 2002 – Ardmore is one of the last distilleries to abandon direct heating (by coal) of the stills in favour of indirect heating through steam.

 2005 – Jim Beam Brands becomes new owner when it takes over some 20 spirits and wine brands from Allied Domecq for five billion dollars.

 2007 – Ardmore Traditional Cask is launched. 

2008 – A 25 and a 30 year old are launched.

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