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Glendullan

Glendullan

Owner:                            Region/district:                        Diageo                                                Speyside

 Founded:    Status:          Capacity:

1897            Active           3 700 000 litres

Address: Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire AB55 4DJ

Tel:                         website:

01340 822100           www.malts.com

History:

1896-97 – William Williams & Sons, a blending company with Three Stars and Strahdon among its brands, founds the distillery.

1902 – Glendullan is delivered to the Royal Court and becomes the favourite whisky of Edward VII.

1919 – Macdonald Greenlees buys a share of the company and Macdonald Greenlees & Williams Distillers is formed.

1926 – Distillers Company Limited (DCL) buys Glendullan.

1930 – Glendullan is transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD).

1962 – Major refurbishing and reconstruction.

1972 – A brand new distillery, accommodating six stills, is constructed next to the old one and both operate simultaneously during a few years.

1985 – The oldest of the two distilleries is mothballed.

1995 – The first launch of Glendullan in the Rare Malts series becomes a 22 year old from

1972.

2005 – A 26 year old from 1978 is launched in the Rare Malts series.

2007 – Singleton of Glendullan is launched in the USA.

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