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Linkwood Scotch Whisky Distillery

Linkwood Distillery, Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3RD
Tel: +44 (0)1343 862000

Linkwood 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 3,700,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Linkwood Distillery History
1821 Established
1825 Peter Brown
1872 Rebuilt by William Brown
1897 Linkwood-Glenlivet Distillery Co Ltd
1933 Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD) take over
1962 Renovated
1971 Renovated and extended from 2-6 stills
1985 The old side of the distillery was closed
1990 The old side was reopened for production a few months per year
2008 Linkwood 26 year old wood finishes released
2012 Distillery upgraded with 6 new washbacks and two new stills. Old buildings are demolished

Linkwood Distillery Comments
Roderick Mackenzie, distillery manager at one time, forbade the removal of even spider webs in case the quality of the whisky was adversely affected!.

Linkwood Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsLinkwood 12 Year Old (Flora & Fauna)
Linkwood 26 Year Old Rare Malts

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