Linkwood Speyside Whisky
Founded: Status: Capacity:
1821 Active 3 500 000 litres
Address: Elgin, Morayshire IV30 3RD
01343 862000 www.malts.com
1821 – Peter Brown founds the distillery.
1868 – Peter Brown passes away and his son William inherits the distillery.
1872 – William demolishes the distillery and builds a new one.
1897 – Linkwood Glenlivet Distillery Company Ltd takes over operations.
1902 – Innes Cameron, a whisky trader from Elgin, joins the Board and eventually becomes the major shareholder and Director.
1932 – Innes Cameron dies and Scottish Malt Distillers takes over in 1933.
1962 – Major refurbishment takes place.
1971 – The two stills are increased by four. Technically, the four new stills belong to a new distillery sometimes referred to as Linkwood B.
1985 – Linkwood A (the two original stills) closes.
1990 – Linkwood A is in production again for a few months each year.
2002 – A 26 year old from 1975 is launched as a Rare Malt.
2005 – A 30 year old from 1974 is launched as a Rare Malt.
2008 – Three different wood finishes (all 26 year old) are released.
2009 – A Manager´s Choice 1996 is released.
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