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Benromach Distillery

Distillery Region:

Speyside

Established in:

1898

Water Source:

Chapeltown springs near Forres

History:

1898 Established by F.W. Brickman (Spirit broker from Leith) and Duncan McCallum (Glen Nevis distillery). 1907 Run by McCallum. 1910 Re-opened after WW1 by Benromach Distillery Ltd. 1931 Silent for the next 6 years. 1938 Sold to Train & McIntyre (part of Associated Scottish Distillers Ltd). 1953 DCL acquire Train & McIntyre and control of Benromach passes to SMD. 1966 Rebuilt. 1974 Two stills installed. 1983 Closed and production equipment dismantled. 1993 Purchased by Gordon & MacPhail. 1997 Renovation work commences. 1998 Two stills commissioned and installed. 1998 October 15th - Official re-opening of Benromach Distillery by HRH The Prince of Wales. 1999 Malt whisky Centre opens.

Additional Information:

Benromach Distillery sits on the outskirts of the Royal Burgh and ancient market town of Forres. Here whisky was first made in the final year of the 19th Century. This imposing distillery lay silent and empty for a number of years. Now it has been transformed and revived by Gordon & MacPhail. See the mash tun, the burnished copper stills and the spirit safe where the distiller's craft creates the unique qualities of the single malt. Learn the meaning of the mystical names - so much part of the heritage of Scotch Whisky. The distillery was purchased in 1993 by Gordon & MacPhail and was officially re-opened in 1998 by HRH The Prince of Wales.

Web Site:

www.benromach.com

Active:

This is an active distillery.

Bottlings Associated with the Benromach Scotch Whisky Distillery

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