About Millburn Whisky Distillery
Millburn Road, Inverness
A Mr. Welsh founds the distillery on the outskirts of Inverness and names it Inverness Distillery.
Alexander Macdonald and James Rose operate the distillery.
The company Macdonald & Rose is wound up.
The corn dealer David Rose buys the distillery but probably uses it for purposes other than distilling.
Inverness Distillery is reconstructed in order to function as a distillery again.
David Rose’s son George takes over.
Andrew Haig & Co. buys the distillery.
The distillery is renamed Millburn and Millburn Distillery Company is formed.
Booth’s Distillers Limited (distiller of gin) from London acquires the distillery.
A raging fire destroys most of the distillery, but it is rebuilt the same year.
Booth’s Distillers merges with William Sanderson & Co.
Sanderson & Booth’s joins Distillers Company Limited (DCL).
Administration is transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD).
Production ceases and the distillery closes.
The equipment is removed and the facilities are rebuilt as the steakhouse ‘The Auld Distillery’ by the restaurant chain Beefeater.
Millburn 1975 (18 years) is the first official bottling in the Rare Malts series.
Another Rare Malt is launched; Millburn 1975 (25 years).
A 35 year old is launched in the Rare Malt series.
Reproduced from the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2009 with the kind permission of Mr Ingvar Ronde