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Glen Elgin Scotch Whisky Distillery

Glen Elgin Distillery, Longmorn, Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3SL
Tel: +44 (0)1343 862100

Glen Elgin Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsDiageo
Location Speyside
Water source Springs near Millbuies Loch.
Stills 3 x wash stills and 3 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 2,600,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

knockdhu distillery
spirit safe

Glen Elgin Distillery History
1898 Built by William Simpson (ex manager of Glenfarclas Distillery) & James Carle (partners)
1900 Production commenced
1901 Purchased by Glen Elgin-Glenlivet Distillery Co Ltd
1907 John J. Blanche, Glasgow whisky trader
1930 Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD)
1964 Reconstructed and stills increased from 2-6
1984 Refurbished and new still installed
2001 Glen Elgin 12 year old released
2008 Glen Elgin 16 year old special release

Glen Elgin Distillery Comments
License holders White Horse Distillers Ltd
Major component of White Horse blends

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