Mortlach distillery

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Mortlach
Dufftown Distillery built originally in 1896
Dufftown Distillery built originally in 1896
Region: Speyside
Owner Diageo
Founded 1823
Status Active
Number of stills 3 wash stills, 3 spirit stills
Capacity 2,910,000 litres

Mortlach distillery is a distiller of Scotch whisky in Dufftown, Moray, Scotland. Founded in 1823-1824, the distillery is currently owned by Diageo.[1] The whisky is a key component in several Johnnie Walker bottlings.[2]

History[edit]

The Mortlach distillery was founded in 1823 by James Findlater in Dufftown, Banffshire. The Mortlach distillery was the first distillery in Dufftown, pre-dating the next one (Glenfiddich) by over four decades.

On the Third of April 2013, Diageo announced a project to "substantially increase the capacity of the Mortlach distillery at Dufftown".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mortlach Distillery - The Distilleries of Scotland". scotchwhisky.net. 2007-06-25. Retrieved 2014-05-18. 
  2. ^ "Mortlach". Whiskiesofscotland.com. Retrieved 2014-05-18. 
  3. ^ "Diageo announce upgrade of Mortlach". diageo.com. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 

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Coordinates: 57°26′34″N 03°07′22″W / 57.44278°N 3.12278°W / 57.44278; -3.12278