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The Glenlivet Scotch Whisky Distillery

The Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Banffshire AB37 9DB
Tel: +44 (0)1340 821720

The Glenlivet Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsPernod Ricard
Location Speyside
Water source Josie's Well.
Stills 7 x wash stills and 7 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 21,000,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

The Glenlivet Distillery History
1824 Founded by George Smith
1858 Present distillery built
1880 Legal right to name of "The Glenlivet" granted
1953 Merger with Glen Grant (The Glenlivet and Glen Grant Distilleries Ltd)
1977 Seagram of Canada
1983 Seagram merged Chivas Brothers and The Glenlivet to make The Chivas and Glenlivet Group
2001 Pernod Ricard took over The Chivas and Glenlivet Group
2005 Glenlivet Nadurra 16 year old launched
2007 The Glenlivet XXV released

Capacity increased by 75% with £10m investment

2013 Launch of The Glenlivet Alpha
2014 Nadurra range extended
2015 The Glenlivert Founders Reserve launched

The Glenlivet Distillery Comments
Only distillery allowed to call itself "The Glenlivet"

The Glenlivet Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsThe Glenlivet 12 Year Old
The Glenlivet 12 Year Old French Finish
The Glenlivet 12 Year Old American Oak Finish
The Glenlivet 15 Year Old
The Glenlivet 18 Year Old
The Glenlivet Archive (no age statement)
The Glenlivet Archive 21 Year Old
The Glenlivet Cellar Collection
Various Glenlivet Vintages available: 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972

The Glenlivet Distillery Independent Bottlings

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The Glenlivet Distillery Visitor Centre Information
Contact +44 (0)1340 821720
Opening dates for 2010
29th March to 29th Ocotber.
Opening dates for 2011
4th April to 28th October
Mon-Sat 9.30-16.00. Sun 12.30-16.00
Admission charge No charge.
Comments For safety reasons children under 8 are not admitted to the production ares.
Coffee Shop offering light meals and fine home baking.
Location 10 miles north of Tomintoul.

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