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Glen Ord

Glen Ord

Owner:                            Region/district:                       

Diageo                             Northern Highlands

 Founded:    Status:          Capacity:

1838            Active (vc)     5 000 000 litres

Address: Muir of Ord, Ross-shire IV6 7UJ

Tel:                         website:

01463 872004 (vc)     www.malts.com

History:

1838 – Thomas Mackenzie founds the distillery and licenses it to Ord Distillery Co. (Robert Johnstone and Donald MacLennan).

1847 – The distillery is put up for sale.

1855 – Alexander MacLennan and Thomas McGregor buy the distillery.

1870 – Alexander MacLennan dies and the distillery is taken over by his widow who even-tually marries the banker Alexander Mackenzie.

1877 – Alexander Mackenzie leases the distillery.

1878 – Alexander Mackenzie builds a new still house and barely manages to start production before a fire destroys it.

1882 – Mackenzie registers the name Glenoran to be used for whisky from Glen Ord.

1896 – Alexander Mackenzie dies and the distillery is sold to the blending company James Watson & Co. for £15,800.

1923 – John Jabez Watson, James Watson’s son, dies and the distillery is sold to John Dewar & Sons. The name is changed from Glen Oran to Glen Ord.

1925 – Dewar’s joins Distillers Company Limited.

1961 – Floor maltings is abandoned in favour of a Saladin box.

1966 – The two stills are increased to six.

1968 – To augment the Saladin box a drum maltings is built.

1983 – Malting in the Saladin box ceases.

1988 – A visitor centre is opened.

2002 – A 12 year old is launched.

2003 – A limited-edition cask strength, 28 years, is launched.

2004 – A 25 year old is launched.

2005 – A 30 year old is launched as a Special Release from Diageo.

2006 – A 12 year old Singleton of Glen Ord is launched.

2010 – A Singleton of Glen Ord 15 year old is released in Taiwan.

2011 – Two more washbacks are installed, increasing the capacity by 25%.

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  • Glen Ord 1996/2014 Raw Cask Blackadder 18 år Single Highland Malt Whisky 54%
    Varenr.: 22227865363-97
    Destilleri: Glen Ord
    Aftapper: Blackadder RAW CASK
    Årgang: Distilled: 07/03/1996 Bottled: 05/2014
    Alder: 18 år
    Type: Single Speyside Malt Whisky
    Fad nummer/type: Single Oak Hogshead no. 2175
    Alc. styrke: 54 %
    Antal flasker: 302
    Un-chillfiltered
    Natural Colour
    Andet:
    70 cl.

    • 999,00
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  • Old Malt Cask Whisky from Hunter Laing
    Varenr.: 22227865449-298
    Destilleri: Glen Ord
    Aftapper: Old Malt Cask - Hunter Laing
    Årgang: Distilled: /09/2004 Bottled: /10/2016
    Alder: 12 år
    Type: Single Highland Malt Whisky
    Fad nummer/type: Refill Hogshead Cask No. HL12812
    Alc. styrke: 50%
    Antal flasker: 337
    Un-chillfiltered
    Natural Colour
    Andet:
    70 cl.


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  • Glen Ord 2009/2017  A D Rattray 8 år sherry Finish Single Cask Highland Malt Whisky 56,5%
    Varenr.: 22227865449-7030
    Destilleri: Glen Ord
    Aftapper: A. D. Rattray
    Årgang: 8 år Distilled: 14/07/2009 Bottled: 31/08/2017
    Alder: 8 år
    Type: Single Highland Malt Whisky
    Fad nummer/type: Bourbon Hogshead #700241 + sherry finish
    Alc. styrke: 56,5%
    Antal flasker: 257
    Un-chillfiltered
    Natural Colour
    Andet:
    70 cl.


    • 649,00
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