Auchentoshan Single Lowland Malt Scotch WhiskyOwner: Region/district: Morrison Bowmore Lowlands
1823 Active (vc) 1 750 000 litres
Address: Dalmuir, Clydebank, Glasgow G81 4SJ
01389 878561 www.auchentoshan.com
1800 – First mention of the distillery Duntocher, which may be identical to Auchentoshan.
1823 – An official license is obtained by the owner, Mr. Thorne.
1903 – The distillery is purchased by John Maclachlan.
1923 – G. & J. Maclachlan goes bankrupt and a new company, Maclachlans Ltd, is formed.
1941 – The distillery is severely damaged by a German bomb raid and reconstruction does not commence until 1948.
1960 – Maclachlans Ltd is purchased by the brewery J. & R. Tennant Brewers.
1969 – Auchentoshan is bought by Eadie Cairns Ltd who starts major modernizations.
1984 – Stanley P. Morrison, eventually becoming Morrison Bowmore, becomes new owner.
1994 – Suntory buys Morrison Bowmore.
2002 – Auchentoshan Three Wood is launched.
2004 – More than a £1 million is spent on a new, refurbished visitor centre. The oldest Auchentoshan ever, 42 years, is released.
2006 – Auchentoshan 18 year old is released.
2007 – A 40 year old and a 1976 30 year old are released.
2008 – New packaging as well as new expressions - Classic, 18 year old and 1988.
2010 – Two vintages, 1977 and 1998, are released.
2011 – Two vintages, 1975 and 1999, and Valinch are released.
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