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Dailuaine Distillery

Dailuaine Distillery, Aberlour, Banffshire, AB38 7RE
Tel: +44 (0)1479 874600

Dailuaine Distillery General Information
Current Owners click text for detailsDiageo
Location Speyside
Water source The Bailliemullich Burn.
Stills 3 x wash stills and 3 x spirit stills.
Capacity per year 4,900,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing


Dailuaine Distillery History
1852 Built by William McKenzie
1865 William McKenzie’s wife leases the distillery to James Fleming after his death
1879 Thomas Mackenzie and James Fleming form Mackenzie and Company
1884 Distillery reconstructed to become one of the largest in the Highlands
1889 Scotland first Pagoda roof was built at Dailuaine distillery
1891 Dailuaine-Glenlivet Distillery Ltd. was founded
1898 Partnership reorganization after merging with Talisker Distillery Ltd – new name Dailuaine-Talisker Distilleries Co Ltd
1916 Distiller Company Ltd (DCL) acquires a stake
1917 Reconstructed after fire
1920 The distillery reopens
1925 Dailuaine-Talisker Distilleries Co Ltd become part of Distiller Company Ltd (DCL)
1930 Transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD) a subsidiary of Distiller Company Ltd (DCL).
1959-60 Rebuilt and expanded from 4-6 stills after another fire
1965 Distiller Company Ltd (DCL) installed indirect still heating
1983 Dailuaine distillery floor maltings are closed
1991 First official Dailuaine single malt bottling is released as a 16yo Flora & Fauna

Dailuaine Distillery Comments
One of main components of Johnnie Walker blends

Dailuaine Distillery Bottlings
click text for detailsDailuaine Aged 16 Years (Flora and Fauna)
Dailuaine 1980 Cask Strength Limited Bottling (Bottled in 1997) 63.0% vol 
Dailuaine Aged 22 Years (Rare Malts Selction) 60.92% vol (Distilled 1973) 

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