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Dufftown Whisky

Dufftown Malt Whisky

Owner:                            Region/district:                        Diageo                                                Speyside

 Founded:    Status:          Capacity:

1896            Active           5 800 000 litres

 Address: Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire AB55 4BR

 Tel:                         website:

01340 822100           www.malts.com

 History:

1895 – Peter Mackenzie, Richard Stackpole, John Symon and Charles MacPherson build the distillery Dufftown-Glenlivet in an old mill.

 1896 – Production starts in November.

 1897 – The distillery is owned by P. Mackenzie & Co., who also owns Blair Athol in Pitlochry.

1933 – P. Mackenzie & Co. is bought by Arthur Bell & Sons for £56,000.

1968 – The floor maltings is discontinued and malt is bought from outside suppliers. The number of stills is increased from two to four.

1974 – The number of stills is increased from four to six.

1979 – The stills are increased by a further two to eight.

1985 – Guinness buys Arthur Bell & Sons.

1997 – Guinness and Grand Metropolitan merge to form Diageo.

2006 – The Singleton of Dufftown 12 year old is launched as a special duty free bottling.

2008 – The Singleton of Dufftown is made available also in the UK.

2010 – A Manager´s Choice 1997 is released.

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