Founded: 1800 — 1849

Whyte & Mackay’s

Whyte & Mackay’s ‘Double Lion’ blend has its origins in the Glasgow firm of Allan & Poynter, founded in November 1843 by John Poynter & William Allan. The firm was originally to warehouse dry goods for the grocery trade. In …


Chivas Brothers

Chivas Regal is a blended Scotch whisky produced by Chivas Brothers, owned by Pernod Ricard. According to the brand packaging, Chivas Brothers was first established in 1801 in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Chivas brand’s home is Strathisla Distillery at Keith, Moray …


Argyll Distillery

Argyll distillery was established by Duncan McKinnon in 1828 on Lorne St. Just after Duncan past away in 1839, Robert Colvill and his fellows moved the distillery near Millknowe Rd where it is now a Longrow St. Though the distillery …


Bomberger’s (Michter’s) Distillery

Bomberger’s Distillery, later known as Michter’s Distillery, may at the time of its closing have been the oldest distillery in the United States. The complex, located near Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania represents the transformation of whiskey distilling from an agricultural enterprise into …


H.S. Persse Nun’s Island (Galway) Distillery

This distillery had a chequered early past. Originally run by a Patrick Joyce, it had already closed down when it was bought by Burton Persse in 1840. He already owned two distilleries, but converted the Nun’s Island distillery to a …


Millburn Distillery


Glen Scotia Distillery

Glen Scotia was founded in 1832 by the Galbraith family. The family sold it to West Highland Malt Distillers in 1919, although that company went bankrupt in 1924 and control of the distillery was transferred to Duncan MacCallum. Glen Scotia …


Claeyssens de Wambrechies Distillery


Glenburgie Distillery


Fettercairn Distillery