About Dalmore Whisky Distillery
4 200 000 litres
Whyte & Mackay Ltd (United Spirits)
Alexander Matheson founds the distillery and lets it to the Sunderland family.
The brothers Charles, Andrew and Alexander Mackenzie run the distillery.
The number of stills is increased to four.
Alexander Matheson dies.
Sir Kenneth Matheson sells the distillery for £14,500 to the Mackenzie brothers.
The Royal Navy moves in to start manufacturing of American mines.
The Royal Navy moves out and leaves behind a distillery damaged by an explosion.
The distillery is in production again. Andrew Mackenzie and the Royal Navy disagree on compensation for the damages.
Floor malting is replaced by Saladin box.
Mackenzie Brothers (Dalmore) Ltd merges with Whyte & Mackay and forms the company Dalmore-Whyte & Mackay Ltd.
The number of stills is increased from four to eight.
The Saladin box is abandoned.
American Brands buys Whyte & Mackay.
Whyte & Mackay changes name to JBB (Greater Europe).
Through management buy-out, JBB (Greater Europe) is bought from Fortune Brands and changes name to Kyndal Spirits.
A 62 year old Dalmore is sold at McTear’s auction for £25,877.50 and becomes the world’s so far most expensive bottle of whisky. Kyndal Spirits changes name to Whyte & Mackay.
A new visitor centre opens.
Black Pearl, with six months on Madeira barrels, is launched.
United Spirits buys Whyte & Mackay. 15 year old, 1973 Cabernet Sauvignon and a 40 year old are released.
1263 King Alexander III and Vintage 1974 are released.