About Miltonduff Whisky Distillery
5 500 000 litres
Miltonduff, Elgin, Morayshire IV30 8TQ
Andrew Peary and Robert Bain obtain a licence for Miltonduff Distillery. It has previously operated as an illicit farm distillery called Milton Distillery but changes name when the Duff family buys the site it is operating on.
William Stuart buys the distillery.
Thomas Yool & Co. becomes new part-owners.
Thomas Yool & Co. sells the distillery to Hiram Walker Gooderham & Worts. The latter transfers administration to the newly acquired subsidiary George Ballantine & Son.
A pair of Lomond stills is installed to produce the rare Mosstowie.
– Major reconstruction of the distillery.
The Lomond stills are decommissioned and replaced by two ordinary pot stills; the number of stills now totalling six.
Allied Lyons buys 51% of Hiram Walker.
Allied Lyons acquires the rest of Hiram Walker.
Allied Distillers follow United Distillers´ example of Classic Malts and introduce Caledonian Malts where Tormore, Glendronach and Laphroaig are included in addition to Miltonduff. Tormore is later replaced by Scapa.
Chivas Brothers (Pernod Ricard) become new owners through the acquisition of Allied Domecq.