Who owns Knockando distillery?

Who owns Knockando distillery?

In 1904 the distillery was purchased by W & A Gilbey, a gin producer from London, becoming part of J&B / Grand Metropolitan in the 1960s and 1970s, and is now owned by multinational firm Diageo. Knockando was the first distillery in Scotland to be built with electric lighting.

Does Macallan make whiskey?

The Macallan distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Craigellachie, Moray, Scotland. Beginning in 2004, The Macallan introduced a new main product, the Fine Oak series, with the whisky mellowed in bourbon oak casks as well as sherry ones.

Where is the Glenrothes distillery?

Our distillery is in the town of Rothes, in the heart of Speyside.

Who owns Speyside distillery?

Products. Harvey’s of Edinburgh, established 1770, are the new owners of The Speyside distillery company since 2012.

Where is Knockando distillery?

Knockando Scotch Whisky Distillery was built in 1898 and is situated in the Speyside region of Scotland. It produces a few single malt whiskies.

What is Knockando whisky?

Knockando is a lighter Speyside whisky, and takes the unusual step of declaring the vintage, as well as the age, of the malt on the bottle. The majority of the malt whisky produced at the site is used in blended whiskies, such as J&B, and Spey Royal.

What is the history of Knockando-Glenlivet whisky?

The distillery was founded in 1898 by John Thompson, and administered by the Knockando-Glenlivet Distillery Company. The acclaimed whisky architect Charles Doig designed the site. The name of the distillery comes from the Gaelic ‘Cnoc-an-dhu’, meaning ‘little black hill’, quite probably an homage to the hills in-between which the site is located.

Is spey’side Knockando a single malt?

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Knockando is fairly typical of the style of the period when blenders were looking for lighter styles from the region. Its production – rapid mashing, short fermentation and quick distillation – is designed to produce a light nutty/malty character.

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