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Knockando Scotch Whisky Distillery

Knockando Distillery, Knockando, Morayshire AB38 7RT
Tel: +44 (0)1340 810205

Knockando Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsDiageo
Location Speyside
Water source The Cardnach Spring.
Stills 2 x wash stills and 2 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 1,400,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing


Knockando Distillery History
1898 Founded by Kockando-Glenlivet Distillery Co
1900 J. Thomson & Co
1904 W. & A. Gilbey Ltd
1962 IDV Ltd (formed by joining of W. & A. Gilbey and Unwin's, owners of Justerini & Brooks)
1969 Renovated - stills increased from 2-4
1972 Grand Metropolitan
1997 Grand Metropolitan merge with Guinness to form Diageo

Knockando Distillery Comments
Knockando is Gaelic for "Little Black Hill".
Labels state date of distillation and date of bottling.
Major contributor to J&B blends.


Knockando Distillery Bottlings
The label states the year of distillation and the year of bottling allowing the distillers to vary the length of maturation, between normally 12 and 14 years, and bottle when the whisky reaches its best.
click for detailsKnockando 10 Year Old

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