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ALLT - A - BHAINNE         13 years old 43%     INFO
THE CASTLE COLLECTION
Distilled 10/79
Cask No. 026329
Bottled 2/93
Number 1
300 bottles
The Whisky Castle Tomintoul

ALT - A - BHAINNE         12 years old 60,5%     INFO
Cask Strenght Distilled 1980
Cask No. 100027
Genummerde flessen
William Cadenhead Ltd,
18 Golden Square, Aberdeen

ALLT - A - BHAINNE         12 years old 43 %     
JAMES MACARTHUR's
FINE MALT SELECTION
James MacArthur & Co, Ltd,
Edinburgh

ALLT - A - BHAINNE         14 years old 58 %     INFO
Date distilled Nov '79
Date bottled May '94
Society Cask No. code 108.1
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh.

ALLT - A - BHAINNE         10 years old 50 %     INFO
JOHN MILROY
MILLENNIUM SELECTION
Distilled 1989
Bottled 1999
Single Cask
John Milroy, London
(Keeper of Quality)
                    
ALLT - A - BHAINNE         7 years old 58,7 %      INFO
SINGLE CASK
SCOTCH MALT WHISKY
LAST  BOTTLE  AND  EMPTY
Date distilled Aug 92
Date bottled Jun 00
Society Cask No. code 108.5
Outturn 104 bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh

ALLT  -  A  -  BHAINNE      16 years old 43 %    INFO
SPEYSIDE  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
CONNOISSEURS  CHOICE
Distillation Date: April 1991
Cask Type: Refill Bourbon Barrels
Bottling Date: June 2007
Proprietors: Chivas Bros. Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

ALLT - A - BHAINNE 15 years old   43 %      INFO
CONNOISSEURS  CHOICE
SPEYSIDE  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Distillation Date: September 1995
Cask Type: Refill Sherry Hogshead
Bottling Date: September 2010
Proprietors: Chivas Bros. Ltd
Specially selected, produced and bottled
by Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

ALLT - A - BHAINNE  46 %
1 9 9 5
Matured for 17 years                        
Speyside Single Malt
THE  ULTIMATE  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Distilled: 22/09/95
Matured in a Hogshead
Cask no: 147083
Bottled: 10/01/13
349 Numbered Bottles
Natural colour
Non Chill Filtered
Selected by The Ultimate Whisky Company.NL

Highland Malt
Speyside
ALLT - A - BHAINNE (1975 Oct. 2002) (Mei 2005


Dufftown, Banffshire. Licentiehouder: The Chivas & Glenlivet Group. Onderdeel van Seagram Ltd.
Gebouwd in 1975 en geopend op 26 Augustus 1975.
Allt - A - Bhainne, is 'beek van melk'. Heel moderne distilleerderij, die desondanks niet detoneert in het landschap.
Als herinnering aan vroeger staan er op het hoofdgebouw vier 'Pagoda' daken.
De bouwkosten bedroegen £ 2.700.000.
Gestart met twee ketels, werden er in 1979 twee bijgebouwd, allen direct met stoom verhit.
Proceswater en koelwater komen van bronnen op de Benrinnes.
Er staat één Mash tun van 8,4 ton, acht Wash Backs van elk 44000 liter.
De twee Wash stills hebben een inhoud van elk 22000 liter, de twee Spirit stills zijn groot 145000 liter elk.
De jaarproduktie is vier miljoen liter spirit per jaar.
Op 18 December 2000 wordt Seagram voor 8.15 miljard dollar overgenomen door Diageo en Pernod Ricard. Diageo betaalt 5 miljard (=61 %) en Pernod Ricard de rest.
Pernod Ricard krijgt de Schotse whiskymerken en distilleerderijen in zijn bezit.
17. October 2007
De jaarlijkse produktie is nu weer 4.000.000 liter alcohol per jaar.

Aberko Ltd, a small spirits company in Glasgow has acquired the rights to the name Deerstalker which was established already in 1880

There are four versions of Deerstalker with the 10 and 15 year old consisting of Braeval,
the 12 years old is a Allt - A - Bhainne and a Balmenach 18 years old

Also see Balmenach

Output: 4.000.000 litres
2 wash stills 22.000 litres
2 spirit stills 14.5000 litres

Malt: Unpeated and peated 15ppm Concerto and Concerto blend barley varieties      
Mashing: Traditional mashtun 9 tonnes
Fermentation: 8 x stainless stell washbacks each 42000 litres
Fermantation time: 50 hours
Spirit stills: 2 13200 litres charge
Wash stills: 2 21000 litres charge

All the equipment is contained in a single room with mash tun at one end and four stills at the other. Originally designed to produce a light, estery malt for blending requirements, in recent years it has also occasionally produced a heavily-peated variant. Allt-a-Bhainne is only very occasionally seen as a single malt bottling.



Its modernist design singles Allt-a-Bhainne out as an oddity within Speyside, a region whose distilleries often seem to have sprouted from the bedrock. It was built by Seagram in 1975 during a period of growing optimism in the Scotch industry when the Canadian firm (which at the time owned Chivas Regal) was increasing its production capacity. It has had a chequered history with periods of being placed into mothballs (the most recent being between 2003 and 2005). With global demand rising, owner Chivas Brothers has it in full production once more.


1975
Seagram builds the modern, computerised Allt-a-Bhainne distillery in Moray
2001
Pernod Ricard acquires the distillery and inaugurates it into its Chivas Brothers subsidiary
2003
The distillery is mothballed
2005
Allt-a-Bhainne is reopened by Chivas Brothers and operated at full capacity to produce malt whisky for its blends


CAPACITY (MLPA) i
4.2
CONDENSER TYPE i
Shell and tube - separator box for heat recovery
FERMENTATION TIME i
48hrs
GRIST WEIGHT (T) i
9
HEAT SOURCE i
Wash stills and 1 spirit still - external steam heat exchanger, 1 spirit still by indirect steam elements
MALT SPECIFICATION i
Less than 1 ppm
MALT SUPPLIER i
Crisp
MASH TUN SIZE i
6.7m diameter
MASH TUN TYPE i
Traditional infusion
NEW-MAKE STRENGTH i
68-70%
SPIRIT STILL CHARGE (L) i
13,000
SPIRIT STILL SHAPE i
Traditional Speyside
SPIRIT STILL SIZE (L) i
13,000
STILLS i
2 wash, 2 spirit
WASH STILL CHARGE (L) i
21,000
WASH STILL SHAPE i
Traditional Speyside
WASH STILL SIZE (L) i
21,000
WASHBACK SIZE (L) i
42,000
WASHBACK TYPE i
Stainless steel
WASHBACKS i
8
WATER SOURCE i
Springs on Benrinnes, Mains Burn for cooling
YEAST TYPE i
Mauri liquid
OWNERS

Pernod Ricard logo
PARENT COMPANY

Pernod Ricard
2001 - present
CURRENT OWNER

Chivas Brothers Holdings
2001 - present
PREVIOUS OWNER

Seagram Distillers
1975 - 2001
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