About Blair Athol Whisky Distillery
2 500 000 litres
Perth Road, Pitlochry, Perthshire PH16 5LY
John Stewart and Robert Robertson found Aldour Distillery, the predecessor to Blair Athol. The name is taken from the adjacent river Allt Dour.
The distillery is expanded by Robert Robertson and takes the name Blair Athol Distillery.
The Duke of Atholl leases the distillery to Alexander Connacher & Co.
The distillery closes.
Elizabeth Connacher runs the distillery.
Peter Mackenzie & Company Distillers Ltd of Edinburgh (future founders of Dufftown Distillery) buys Blair Athol and expands it.
The distillery is mothballed.
Arthur Bell & Sons takes over by acquiring Peter Mackenzie & Company.
Stills are expanded from two to four.
Guinness Group buys Arthur Bell & Sons.
A visitor centre is built.
A 27 year old cask strength from 1975 is launched in Diageo’s Rare Malts series.