About Glen Albyn Whisky Distillery
The distillery is founded by James Sutherland and inaugurated in October the same year.
Production starts in earnest.
A fire in November damages the distillery.
Production recommences in February.
James Sutherland goes bankrupt due to costly repair work and the distillery is put up for sale without success.
The building is transformed into a flour mill.
The new owners Gregory & Co. converts the mill to a distillery.
Glen Albyn Distillery Company is formed.
A sister distillery, Glen Mohr, is built by Glen Albyn’s manager John Birnie and James Mackinlay.
Mackinlay & Birnie Ltd, owner of Glen Mohr, buys Glen Albyn and runs both distilleries in parallel operations.
Floor maltings is abolished and replaced by a Saladin box.
DCL buys Glen Albyn which is administered by SMD.
The distillery is taken out of production.
The distillery is demolished.
Reproduced from the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2009 with the kind permission of Mr Ingvar Ronde