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Inver House Distillers

Scotland —

Inver House Distillers was established in 1964 as a subsidiary of the American company, Publicker Industries. In the 1970’s the Scotch Whisky industry faced competition from other spirit categoreis and coupled with the death of its American Chairman, Publicker Industries did not focus its business interests in its Scottish subsidiaries. As a result of this, the malt and grain distilleries at the Scottish site in Airdrie became surplus to require…

Inver House, Green Plaid, Bot. 1970′s

Scotland — Inver House
Photo of Inver House, Green Plaid, Bot. 1970′s

Balblair Distillery

Scotland — Highland

bought by Robert Cumming, who promptly expanded the distillery and increased production. Cumming ran the distillery until he retired in 1970 when he sold it to Hiram Walker. In 1996 Balblair Distillery was purchased by Inver House Distillers Limited. Balblair has one of the oldest archives in distilling, with the first ledger entry dated 25th January 1800. John Ross himself penned that first entry, which read: “Sale to David Kirkcaldy at Ardmore…

Speyburn Distillery

Scotland — Speyside

…e 1897 – Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee – had scheduled production to begin on 1st November 1897; however due to delays, the stills did not run until 15th December. When production finally began, the still house was without doors and windows. Under the watchful eye of the distillery’s manager, John Smith, the first spirit was run off in a violent snow storm with the distillery men working in overcoats and mufflers to pro…

Pulteney Distillery

Scotland — Highland

…on. DCL purchased the distillery in 1925 only to cease production in 1930, in 1955 Robert Cumming purchased the distillery from DCL, this gave him two distilleries, Pulteney and Balblair Distillery, both now owned by Inver House Distillers. The main water supply to the distillery is via a lade that comes from the nearby Loch Hempriggs. In the 1890′s Thomas Telford was commissioned to build this lade along with Wick harbour and Pulteney…

Balmenach Distillery

Scotland — Speyside

Balmenach Distillery was established in 1824 by a family of smugglers called Macgregor who resided in Tomintoul. Situated in the district of Cromdale on the banks of the River Spey the distillery stands in beneath the nearby hill of Tom Lethendry where the Jacobites were defeated in battle in 1690. Balmenach Distillery is one of the earliest distilleries sanctioned as a result of The Excise Act of 1823. The Distillery is owned by Inver House Dis…


Scotland — Inver House
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