0
0,00 DKK
Indtast søgeord
 

Springbank

Springbank

Owner:                            Region/district:                       

Springbank Distillers           Campbeltown

(J & A Mitchell)

Founded:    Status:          Capacity:

1828            Active (vc)     750 000 litres

Address: Well Close, Campbeltown,

Argyll PA28 6ET

Tel:                 website:

01586 552085   www.springbankdistillers.com

History:

1828 – The Reid family, in-laws of the Mitchells (see below), founds the distillery.

1837 – The Reid family encounters financial difficulties and John and William Mitchell buy the distillery.

1897 – J. & A. Mitchell Co Ltd is founded.

1926 – The depression forces the distillery to close.

1933 – The distillery is back in production.

1960 – Own maltings ceases.

1969 – J. & A. Mitchell buys the independent bottler Cadenhead.

1979 – The distillery closes.

1985 – A 10 year old Longrow is launched.

1987 – Limited production restarts.

1989 – Production restarts.

1992 – Springbank takes up its maltings again.

1997 – First distillation of Hazelburn.

1998 – Springbank 12 years is launched.

1999 – Dha Mhile (7 years), the world’s first organic single malt, is released.

2000 – A 10 year old is launched.

2001 – Springbank 1965 ‘Local barley’ (36 years), 741 bottles, is launched.

2002 – Number one in the series Wood Expressions is a 12 year old with five years on Demerara rum casks. Next is a Longrow sherry cask (13 years). A relaunch of the 15 year old replaces the 21 year old.

2004 – J. & A. Mitchell’s main owner, Hedley Wright, reopens Glengyle Distillery. Springbank 10 years 100 proof is launched as well as Springbank Wood Expression bourbon, Longrow 14 years old, Springbank 32 years old and Springbank 14 years Port Wood.

2005 2 400 bottles of Springbank 21 years old are released in March. The first version of Hazel-burn (8 years old) is released. Longrow Tokaji Wood Expression is launched.

2006 Longrow 10 years 100 proof, Springbank 25 years (1,200 bottles), Springbank 9 years Marsala finish, Springbank 11 years Madeira finish and a new Hazelburn 8 year old are released.

2007 Springbank Vintage 1997 and a 16 year old rum wood are released.

2008 The distillery closes temporarily. Three new releases of Longrow - CV, 18 year old and 7 year old Gaja Barolo.

2009 Springbank Madeira 11 year old, Springbank 18 year old, Springbank Vintage 2001 and Hazelburn 12 year old are released.

2010 Springbank 12 year old cask strentgh and a 12 year old claret expression together with new editions of the CV and 18 year old are released. Longrow 10 year old cask strength and Hazelburn CV are also new.

2011 Longrow 18 year old and Hazelburn 8 year old Sauternes wood expression are released.

Ovennævnte tekst er fra Malt Whisky Year Book. Tak til Ingvar Ronde, forfatter til Malt Whisky Year Book 2012 - Køb den fulde udgave her for 149,- kr.

Bogen er på Engelsk skrevet af Ingvar Ronde, samt en masse whiskyeksperter bl.a.: Chris Bunting, Gavin D Smith, Ian Buxton; Charles MacLean, Dominic Roskrow, Colin Dunn, Neil Ridley

2012 udgaven er udvidet med 24 sider til i alt 300 sider. Malt Whisky Yearbook 2012 fortæller alt om alle skotske, irske & japanske destillerier krydret med mere end 500 billeder. Derudover en detaljeret gennemgang af helt nye og planlagte destillerier samt destillerier fra lande vi normalt ikke forbinder med Whisky. Kort sagt, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2012 er et fantastisk opslagsværk, der fortæller dig alt hvad du behøver at vide om verdens maltwhisky - og mere til!