Loch Lomond Whiskies
Loch Lomond WhiskiesOwner: Region/district:
Loch Lomond Distillery Co Campbeltown
Founded: Status: Capacity:
1832 Active 750 000 litres
Address: High Street, Campbeltown,
Argyll PA28 6DS
01586 552288 www.glenscotia-distillery.co.uk
1832 – The family Galbraith founds Scotia Distillery (the year 1835 is mentioned by the distillery itself on labels).
1895 – The distillery is sold to Stewart Galbraith.
1919 – Sold to West Highland Malt Distillers.
1924 – West Highland Malt Distillers goes bankrupt and one of its directors, Duncan MacCallum, buys the distillery.
1928 – The distillery closes.
1930 – Duncan MacCallum commits suicide and the Bloch brothers take over.
1933 – Production restarts.
1954 – Hiram Walker takes over.
1955 – A. Gillies & Co. becomes new owner.
1970 – A. Gillies & Co. becomes part of Amalgated Distillers Products.
1979–82 – Reconstruction takes place.
1984 – The distillery closes.
1989 – Amalgated Distillers Products is taken over by Gibson International and production restarts.
1994 – Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse Ltd takes over and the distillery is mothballed.
1999 – Production restarts 5th May through J. A. Mitchell & Co., owner of Springbank.
2000 – Loch Lomond Distillers runs operations with its own staff from May onwards.
2005 – A 12 year old is released.
2006 – A peated version from 1999 is released.
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