Inver House Distillers Speyside
(Thai Beverages plc)
Founded: Status: Capacity:
1897 Active 2 000 000 litres
Address: Rothes, Aberlour,
Morayshire AB38 7AG
01340 831213 www.speyburn.com
1897 – Brothers John and Edward Hopkin and their cousin Edward Broughton found the distillery through John Hopkin & Co. They already own Tobermory. The architect is Charles Doig. Building the distillery costs £17,000 and the distillery is transferred to Speyburn-Glenlivet Distillery Company.
1916 – Distillers Company Limited (DCL) acquires John Hopkin & Co. and the distillery.
1930 – Production stops.
1934 – Productions restarts.
1962 – Speyburn is transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD).
1968 – Drum maltings closes.
1991 – Inver House Distillers buys Speyburn.
1992 – A 10 year old is launched as a replacement for the 12 year old in the Flora & Fauna series.
2001 – Pacific Spirits (Great Oriole Group) buys Inver House for $85 million.
2005 – A 25 year old Solera is released.
2006 – Inver House changes owner when International Beverage Holdings acquires Pacific Spirits UK.
2009 – The un-aged Bradan Orach is introduced for the American market.
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