|Distillery Opened||Capacity||Malting Floor||Washback Type||Number of Washbacks||Number of Wash Stills||Number of Spirit Stills|
|1975||4 million litres||/||Stainless steel||8||2||2|
Allt-a-Bhainne distillery was founded in 1975 by Chivas Brothers Ltd, then a subsidiary of Seagram and, as of 2001, of drinks giant Pernod Ricard.
Allt-a-Bhainne distillery was built with the intent of ensuring a steady supply of whisky for Chivas’ blended products, the distillery’s unusual name derives from the Gaelic,
‘Allt a’bhainne’ meaning ‘burn of milk’.
The Allt-a-Bhainne distillery lies on the southern slopes of the rugged mountain range, Ben Rinnes and draws its water from a spring amongst the lofty peaks.
All-t-a-Bhainne distillery was closed in 2002, due to saturation in the whisky market, the Allt-a-Bhainne distillery was reopened in May of 2005 due to an increased demand for the blend Chivas Regal, Allt-a-Bhainne being a chief component.
A large and quite modern distillery designed solely to create whisky for blends.
Allt-a-Bhainne distillery has never been bottled officially but it has been used for bottlings of the Deerstalker brand from time to time.
- 1975 Seagram builds the modern, computerised Allt-a-Bhainne distillery in Moray.
- 1989 Allt-a-Bhainne's Production has doubled.
- 2001 Pernod Ricard acquires the distillery and inaugurates it into its Chivas Brothers subsidiary.
- 2003 The Allt-a-Bhainne distillery is mothballed.
- 2005 Allt-a-Bhainne is reopened by Chivas Brothers and operated at full capacity to produce malt whisky for its blends.
The Allt-a-Bhainne distillery is equipped with a new modern lauter mash gear was fitted into the existing tun, eight stainless steel washbacks and two pairs of stills.
The Allt-a-Bhainne distillery's range consist of :
- 18 yo
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