Founded in 1897, the building was designed by John Alcock, and the building was overseen by Charles Doig & Son. It starting producing when James Buchanan Co. Ltd. and three members of Glentauchers Distillery Co. joined hands with Glentachers a year after that. It was mothballed by United Distillers in 1985, and sold to Allied Distillers in 1989. Malts from this distillery are rarely bottled, usually, the produced whisky is used in blended whiskies. In 2000, an official bottling was released. This was a 15-year-old whisky. Before that a semi-official bottling was released by Gordon & MacPhail in the 1990s.
The distillery has three spirit stills and three wash stills, with a total production capacity of 4,500,000 litres (990,000 imp gal) of pure alcohol per year.
Glentauchers Whisky Reviews:
- Glentauchers 1991 (Bottled 2010) ~ 43% (Gordon & MacPhail) - Glentauchers 19 year old 1991 single malt scotch whisky Glentauchers Distillery via Gordon & MacPhail 43% ABV, RRP £42.99 for 70cl Score 89/100 What they say: Gordon & MacPhail “Located in the north-east of Scotland in the heart of the world famous whisky producing region of Speyside, Gordon & MacPhail is an independent family owned and […]
- Glentauchers 1996 (bottled 2016) ~ 43% (Gordon & MacPhail) - Whisky Review: Glentauchers 1996 (bottled 2016) Category: Speyside single malt scotch whisky Origin: Glentauchers Distillery Bottling: Gordon & Macphail; Distillery Labels collection ABV: 43% Cost: £49.83 from Master of Malt What they say: In partnership with each respective distillery, all whiskies in our ‘Distillery Labels’ range are uniquely labelled. In years gone by many of […]