Owner: Region/district: Chivas Brothers Speyside
Founded: Status: Capacity:
1810 Active 4 200 000 litres
Address: Glenburgie, Forres,
Morayshire IV36 2QY
01343 850258 -
1810 – William Paul founds Kilnflat Distillery. Official production starts in 1829.
1870 – Kilnflat distillery closes.
1878 – The distillery reopens under the name Glenburgie-Glenlivet, Charles Hay is licensee.
1884 – Alexander Fraser & Co. takes over.
1925 – Alexander Fraser & Co. files for bankruptcy and the receiver Donald Mustad assumes control of operations.
1927 – James & George Stodart Ltd buys the distillery which by this time is inactive.
1930 – Hiram Walker buys 60% of James & George Stodart Ltd.
1936 – Hiram Walker buys Glenburgie Distillery in October. Production restarts.
1958 – Lomond stills are installed producing a single malt, Glencraig. Floor malting ceases.
1981 – The Lomond stills are replaced by conventional stills.
1987 – Allied Lyons buys Hiram Walker.
2002 – A 15 year old is released.
2004 – A £4.3 million refurbishment and reconstruction takes place.
2005 – Chivas Brothers (Pernod Ricard) becomes the new owner through the acquisition of Allied Domecq.
2006 – The number of stills are increased from four to six in May.
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