About Longmorn Whisky Distillery
3 500 000 litres
Longmorn, Morayshire IV30 8SJ
John Duff & Company, which founded Glenlossie already in 1876, starts construction. John Duff, George Thomson and Charles Shirres are involved in the company. The total cost amounts to £20,000.
First production in December.
John Duff buys out the others and founds Longmorn Distillery.
John Duff builds another distillery next to Longmorn which is called Benriach (at times aka Longmorn no. 2). Duff declares bankruptcy and the shares are sold by the bank to James R. Grant.
The distillery company is merged with The Glenlivet & Glen Grant Distilleries and Hill Thomson & Co. Ltd. Own floor maltings ceases.
The number of stills is increased from four to six.
Another two stills are added.
Seagrams takes over through The Chivas & Glenlivet Group.
Seagrams introduces The Heritage Selection. Apart from Longmorn, Glen Keith, Benriach and Strathisla are included.
Pernod Ricard buys Seagram Spirits & Wine together with Diageo and Pernod Ricard takes over the Chivas group.
A 17 year old cask strength is released.
A 16 year old is released replacing the 15 year old.