About Auchentoshan Whisky Distillery
1 750 000 litres
Dalmuir, Clydebank, Glasgow G81 4SJ
Morrison Bowmore (Suntory)
First mention of the distillery Duntocher, which may be identical to Auchentoshan.
An official license is obtained by the owner Mr. Thorne.
The distillery is purchased by John Maclachlan.
G. & J. Maclachlan goes bankrupt and a new company, Maclachlans Ltd is formed.
The distillery is severely damaged by a German bomb raid and reconstruction does not commence until 1948.
Maclachlans Ltd is purchased by the brewery J. & R. Tennant Brewers.
Auchentoshan is bought by Eadie Cairns Ltd who who starts major modernizations.
Stanley P. Morrison, eventually becoming Morrison Bowmore, becomes new owner.
Suntory buys Morrison Bowmore.
A cask strength 31 year old is launched in a limited edition.
Auchentoshan Three Wood is launched in May.
More than a £1 million is spent on a new, refurbished visitor centre. The oldest Auchentoshan ever, 42 years, is released.
Auchentoshan 18 year old is released.
A 40 year old and a 1976 30 years old are released.
New packaging as well as new expressions - Classic, 18 year old and 1988.