Strathmill Speyside Whisky
Founded: Status: Capacity:
1891 Active 2 300 000 litres
Address: Keith, Banffshire AB55 5DQ
01542 883000 www.malts.com
1891 – The distillery is founded in an old mill from 1823 and is named Glenisla-Glenlivet Distillery.
1892 – The inauguration takes place in June.
1895 – The gin company W. & A. Gilbey buys the distillery for £9,500 and names it Strathmill.
1962 – W. & A. Gilbey merges with United Wine Traders (including Justerini & Brooks) and forms International Distillers & Vintners (IDV).
1968 – The number of stills is increased from two to four and purifiers are added.
1972 – IDV is bought by Watney Mann which later the same year is acquired by Grand Metropolitan.
1993 – Strathmill becomes available as a single malt for the first time since 1909 as a result of a bottling (1980) from Oddbins.
1997 – Guinness and Grand Metropolitan merge and form Diageo.
2001 – The first official bottling is a 12 year old in the Flora & Fauna series.
2010 – A Manager´s Choice single cask from 1996 is released.
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