Owner: Region/district: Beam Global Highland
Spirits & Wine
1898 Active 5 200 000 litres
Aberdeenshire AB54 4NH
01464 831213 www.ardmorewhisky.com
1898 – Adam Teacher, son of William Teacher, starts the construction of Ardmore Distillery which eventually becomes William Teacher & Sons´ first distillery. Adam Teacher passes away before it is completed.
1955 – Stills are increased from two to four.
1973 – A visitor centre is constructed.
1974 – Another four stills are added, increasing the total to eight.
1976 – Allied Breweries takes over William Teacher & Sons and thereby also Ardmore. The own maltings (Saladin box) is terminated.
1999 – A 12 year old is released to commemorate the distillery’s 100th anniversary. A 21 year old is launched in a limited edition.
2002 – Ardmore is one of the last distilleries to abandon direct heating (by coal) of the stills in favour of indirect heating through steam.
2005 – Jim Beam Brands becomes new owner when it takes over some 20 spirits and wine brands from Allied Domecq for five billion dollars.
2007 – Ardmore Traditional Cask is launched.
2008 – A 25 and a 30 year old are launched.
The above timeline is a quote from Malt Whisky Year Book, written by author Ingvar Ronde, we thank you for your inspirational work -