About Scapa Whisky Distillery
1 000 000 litres
Macfarlane & Townsend founds the distillery with John Townsend at the helm.
Scapa Distillery Company Ltd takes over.
Scapa Distillery Company goes into voluntary liquidation and production ceases.
Bloch Brothers Ltd (John and Sir Maurice) takes over.
Hiram Walker & Sons takes over.
A Lomond still is installed.
The distillery is modernized.
The distillery is mothballed.
Production takes place a few months each year using staff from Highland Park.
Extensive refurbishing takes place, the
Production ceases in April and phase two of the refurbishment programme starts. Chivas Brothers (Pernod Ricard) become new owners through the acquisition of Allied Domecq.
Scapa 1992 (14 years) is launched.