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AUCHENTOSHAN         11 years old 55.1 %        
Date distilled Dec 79
Date bottled Jul 91
Society Cask No. code 5.4
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh

VINTAGE LOWLAND MALT SCOTCH WHISKY           
geen leeftijd vermelding 40 %
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

AUCHENTOSHAN      geen leeftijd vermelding 43 %        
VINTAGE 1966
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir

AUCHENTOSHAN         10 years old 46 %      INFO    
WHISKY GALORE
The Legendary Scotch Rare Aged
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled 1992
Bottled 2002
Whisky Galore Ltd, Huntly,
Aberdeenshire

AUCHENTOSHAN      geen leeftijd vermelding 40 %    INFO     
SELECT
THE TRIPLE DISTILLED
LOWLAND SINGLE MALT
SCOTCH WHISKY
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir

AUCHENTOSHAN      geen leeftijd vermelding 43 %      INFO
THREE WOOD
THE TRIPLE DISTILLED
LOWLAND SINGLE MALT
SCOTCH WHISKY
Matured in American Bourbon,
Spanish Oloroso Sherry
and Pedro Ximenez Casks
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir

AUCHENTOSHAN         9 years old 46%        INFO
THE UN-CHILLFILTERED COLLECTION
LOWLAND SINGLE MALT
Matured in a Bourbon Barrel
Distilled on: 14th October 1992
Bottled on: 10th June 2002
Cask No. 6241
Genummerde flessen
328 Bottles
No Chillfiltration
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

AUCHENTOSHAN    aged 12 years 43 %     INFO        
The Triple Distilled
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
CUNARD
QUEEN ELIZABETH 2
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir

AUCHENTOSHAN    Aged 17 years 51 %       INFO          
THE TRIPLE DISTILLED
LOWLAND SINGLE MALT
SCOTCH WHISKY
BORDEAUX WINE FINISH
First eight years
maturation in bourbon barrels
Followed by nine years maturation in
Saint-Julien Bordeaux wine casks
Limited Edition Bottling
3600 Bottles Auchentoshan Distillery,
Dalmuir

AUCHENTOSHAN            Matured for over  
TWENTY  ONE  years  43 %                  
THE  TRIPLE  DISTILLED
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
MATURED  IN  AMERICAN  BOURBON
AND  SPANISH  SHERRY  CASKS
Limited Release
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir

AUCHENTOSHAN       Matured for over TWELVE  years  40 %                  
THE  TRIPLE  DISTILLED
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir  
                                                                                                                                                  
AUCHENTOSHAN       Aged 16 years 53,7 %     INFO
THE  TRIPLE  DISTILLED
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
FINEST  BOURBON  MATURED
Limited Edition Bottling
4800 Bottles
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir

AUCHENTOSHAN       18 years old 43 %                                             
THE  TRIPLE  DISTILLED
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Matured in American Bourbon Oak
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir


AUCHENTOSHAN               Aged 10 years 40 %                      
THE  LOWLAND  MALT                     
THE  TRIPLE  DISTILLED
LOWLAND  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir                

AUCHENTOSHAN         2 0 0 1                                 
9 years old  46 %
THE  ULTIMATE  SINGLE
MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
Distilled: 13/06/01
Matured in a Bourbon Barrel
Cask no: 800041
Bottled;09/03/11
298 Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Non Chillfiltering
Selected by The Ultimate Whisky Company, NL

AUCHENTOSHAN     VINTAGE  1 9 7 5   46,9 %         
35 years old           INFO
Cask Strenght
THE  TRIPLE  DISTILLED
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
Lowland Single Malt Whisky
Distilled date: 07 / 05 /  197
Bourbon Cask Matured
Bottle date: 08 / 02 / 2011
A full Bourbon Cask
Non Chill Filtered
Limited Edition
500 Numbered Bottles
Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir, Clydebank

 AUCHENTOSHAN    14 years old  46 %   INFO                               
 COOPER'S  RESERVE
 THE  TRIPLE  DISTILLED  SINGLE  
 MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
 (2012 launched)
 Every Single Drop Triple Distilled
 Exclusively for the Global Traveller
 Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir, Glasgow

Lowlands
AUCHENTOSHAN (1825 - 1941)   (1948 -

Duntocher, Dumbartonshire. Het eigendom van Morrison Bowmore (Distillers) Ltd.
Auchentoshan is gebouwd in 1825 en was een groot gedeelte van de vorige eeuw het eigendom van de familie MacLachan.
Toen Barnard Auchentoshan in 1885 bezocht was C.H. Curtis & Co, uit Greenock eigenaar.
Auchentoshan betekent 'hoek van het veld' en zo is de distilleerderij gelegen, in een vallei tussen de rivier de Clyde en de Kilpatrick Hills, waar ook het proceswater van wordt be-trokken.
Auchentoshan is de enige distilleerderij die gebruikt maakt van het klassieke Lowland proces van driemaal distilleren in zijn originele vorm.
Op het etiket van Auchantoshan staan drie ketels, dat staat voor één wash still, één spirit still en één intermediate still.
De wash, zeg maar bier gaat met 7^ % de wash still in, en komt er met 18^ % uit, daarna gaat de vloeistof naar de intermediate still en bereikt het een alcoholpercentage van 55 %, waarna in de derde ketek 80 % wordt bereikt.
Dan is het produkt heel zuiver en met een tamelijk neutraal karakter. De spirit rijpt op 68,5 % na toevoeging van water. Auchentoshan is geliefd bij blenders. De gerst wordt niet geturfrookt.
Auchentoshan was enige tijd het eigendom van de bierbrouwer Tennents, vervolgens van Bass Charrington, ook bierbrouwers, die Auchentoshan verkocht aan Eadie Cairns, een pubeigenaar te Glasgow en John Eadie, lid van een familie met brouwerij belangen.
Auchentoshan werd op 13 Maart 1940 getroffen door een bombardement van de Luftwaffe, waarbij 53 vaten gelagerde whisky verloren gingen.
In 1984 werd Auchentoshan overgenomen door Stanley P. Morrison, toen al de eigenaar van Bowmore, gekocht in 1963 en Glen Garioch, gekocht in 1970.
In 1989 was er een management buy-out, waarbij Suntory 35 % van het aandelenkapitaal in handen kreeg, waarna in 1994 Suntory in 1994 de resterende aandelen overnam.
Het water komt uit bronnen in de Kilpatrick Hills.
De mash tun heeft een inhoud van 7 ton. Er staan zes washbacks met een inhoud van 38000 liter elk, vier zijn er gemaakt van Canadees Larikshout, twee van roestvrij staal.
In het ketelhuis staan drie ketels: één wash still van 17.300 liter, één zogenaamde 'intermediate' still van 8000 liter en een spirit still van 11.500 liter.
De met stoom gestookte ketels kunnen 1,5 miljoen liter spirit per jaar produceren.

Na de eerste distillatie is het alcoholpercentage 18,5 %, na de distillatie in de 'intermediate' still 54 % en na het verlaten van de spirit still is het alcoholpercentage 81 %, het hoogste percentage in Schotland.
De spirit is daardoor heel zuiver en heel geschikt voor blenders.
Vóór het rijpen in zowel refill-, Bourbon- als sherryvaten wordt de spirit verdund tot 68,5 %. De eigen blend van de groep is Rob Roy.

1825   Licentiehouder is een zekere Thorne
1837   James en Alexander Filshie zijn eigenaars tot 1878
1878   C.H. Curtis & Co is eigenaar tot 1896
1903   John Maclachlan neemt Auchentoshan over
1923   G & J Maclachan gaat bankroet, een nieuwe onderneming gaat verder
als Maclachan Ltd  
1941   Auchentoshan wordt zwaar beschadigd als gevolg van een bombardement
door de Luftwaffe  
1948   De distilleerderij wordt herbouwd
1960   Maclachan Ltd wordt overgenomen door de bierbrouwers J. & R. Tennant Brewers
1969   Auchentoshan wordt gekocht door Eadie Cairns Ltd
1974   Eadie Cairns Ltd moderniseert Auchentoshan
1984   Stanley P. Morrison wordt de nieuwe eigenaar, hij is dan al eigenaar van Bowmore
1994   Suntory neemt Morrison Bowmore over en wordt dus ook eigenaar van Auchentoshan
en Glengarioch  
2004   Op 1 December gaat het bezoekerscentrum open, de kosten waren £ 1.000.000
De oudste Auchentoshan ooit, wordt uitgebracht: 42 jaar  
2005   Kapaciteit: 1.750.000 liter spirit per jaar

The Lowland Malt Distillery rests at the foot of the old Kilpatrick Hills, overlooking the famous River Clyde, once renowed as the 'Scottish Gateway to the World'.

Juli 2010,  Auchentoshan has opened a micro - brewery.

AUCHENTOSHAN

1800  The distillery name Duntocher
is named in this year on this place                                                                                        

1817  John & Archibald Bulloch
1823   Mr Thorne obtained a licence
1830-1834 John Hart
1836/1839-1851 James & Alex Filshie
1852  Alex Filshie
1867  James Filshie
1878-1896 C.H. Curtis & Co, Greenock
1900  Alexander Ferguson & Co, Ltd
1903  George &  John MacLachan Ltd, Brewers,
Distillers, Pub owners
1907  G. &  A, MacLachlan goes
bankrupt, new company is founded: Maclachlan Ltd                                                                                                                                                                                                     

1941  Auchentoshan is damaged by a Germain Bomb raid on 12 & 13 March                                                                                   

1948  After reconstruction Auchentoshan is producing again                                                                                                          

1960  Maclachlan Ltd is bought by the brewers J. & R. Tennant.                                                                                                

1967  J & R Tennant bought by Bas Charrington  Brewers
1969   Eadie Cairns, buys the
distillery for 100.000 Pound and starts modernizations and Triple Distillation                                                                    

1984   Stanley P. Morrison buys the distillery from the widow of Eadie Cairns for 325.000 Pound                                                                                                                                                                                     

1994   Suntory buys Morrison Bowmore,  included Auchentoshan and Glen Garioch                                                                                                                                                                                              

2002   First Auchentoshan Three Woods is launched                                                                                          

2004   New visitor centre is opened at a cost of 1.000.000 pound  Oldest Auchentoshan ever is launched: 42 years                                                                                                                                

2006  Auchentoshan 18 years is launched
2007  Both a 30- and 40 years old  
Auchentoshan is released, Classic, 18 year and 1988 Vintage                                                       

2010 1977 and 1998 Vintages are launched                                                                                             

2011  1975, 1999 Vintages and The Valinch are released                                                                             


Mash tun: 1 x 7 tonnes
Washbacks: 6 x 38000 litres
1 wash still x 17.300 litres
1 intermediate still 8000 litres
1 x Spirit still x 11.500 litres

The Managers:  
                                                                                                                                                                      

Stuart Hotkinson      1984 - 2001
Ronnie Learmond    2001 - 2009
Jeremy Stephens     2009 - 2011
Alistair MccDonald   2011  - 2014

Capacity: 2.100.000 litres
Output: 2015:1.690.00   litres
Malt varity: Concerto, Non peated - ppm - trace
Mashtun size: Semi Lauter, 6825 tonnes
Wasbacks 7 each 34.500 litres,
4 wooden from Oregon Pine, 3 stainless steel                          
Wash still:1 x 17.500 litres
Spirit Still:1 x 11.500 Litrs
Intermediate still : 1 x 8200 Litres
Triple Distillation takes 30 hours from start to finish
Warehouses:3 Dunnage, 2 racked, 21000 casks
Boiler: Gas fired
Shell & tube condensers:
3                              
Production water:Loch Katrine
Dried yeast: Anchor, 48 hours fermentation
Pot ale: Spread to land fertilizer
Production staff:8
Visitor Centre:5 Star
         
EADIE CAIRNS


As a whisky-related business, Eadie Cairns Ltd produced blended Scotch whisky, including National Choice, and owned Auchentoshan distillery near Glasgow from 1969 until 1984.


The company of Eadie Cairns Ltd has its origins in the second half of the 19th century, when Glasgow publican RW Cairns joined forces with Leith-born John Eadie. The two men developed a highly successful on-trade business and also became involved with whisky while operating as wine and spirit merchant.

Family ownership of the company continued after the deaths of the founders, and in 1969 the decision was taken to purchase Auchentoshan distillery at Dalmuir, from brewers Bass Charrington. The distillery underwent a major programme of modernisation in the hands of Eadie Cairns. The firm was already well known for its Cairns blended whisky brand, and Auchentoshan contributed to that, as well as being marketed with vigour as a single malt and offered to ‘own label’ clients. In 1984 Auchentoshan was sold to Stanley P Morrison Ltd.

In the same year, the company name was changed to RW Cairns Ltd, by which time it was headed by Jim Milne, a descendant of John Eadie. Under his leadership, the organisation built up a portfolio of some 50 off-licences, bars and hotels across the west of Scotland, with Glasgow’s famous 101 Restaurant as its flagship. In 2000 the company name reverted to Eadie Cairns Ltd.

BRAND
National Choice
BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY



The wash still operates as per normal, while the spirit coming from the intermediate still is split into two, with only the high-strength ‘heads’ being carried forward for the final distillation. The low-strength ‘tails’ are mixed with the next distillation from the wash still.

The ‘heads’ are then mixed with the ‘feints’ from the previous spirit still distillation and a cut with an average strength of 81% is taken. A short fermentation gives Auchentoshan a cereal note which acts as a grounding flavour during maturation as well as balancing the high-toned citric notes. Its high strength means that it can easily be overpowered by oak. Consequently, the older the expression, the more ‘relaxed’ the wood influence is.

Legal whisky-making started here on the banks of the Clyde in 1817 when the Duntocher distillery was built by John Bulloch. Like many early start-ups it had a chequered early history and Bulloch went bankrupt soon after. It wasn’t to put his family off however. His grandson co-founded one of the 19th century’s most famous blending and broking firms, Bulloch Lade.

It was bought in 1834 by John Hart and Alexander Filshie who changed its name to Auchintoshan [sic]. The Filshie’s sold up in 1875 to a local grain merchant and again like so many stills, ‘Auchie’ spent almost a century being passed from one owner to another. During the Clyde Blitz of 1941 a warehouse was hit, sending a stream of blazing whisky into the river. A bomb crater has been turned into the distillery pond.

It was one of a number of distilleries purchased by brewers in the 1960s – in Auchie’s case Glasgow-based Tennant’s were owners from 1960 to 1969 when they offloaded it to a publican, Eadie Cairns. The upgraded distillery was then sold to Stanley P Morrison in 1984. It is now part of Beam Suntory. A new visitor facility was built in 2004.

Unusually, all of its production is used for single malt.

1817
John Bulloch builds the Duntocher distillery on the banks of the Clyde
1834
The distillery is bought by John Hart and Alexander Filshie who change its name to Auchintoshan
1875
The distillery is sold to CH Curtis & Co. Greenock
1900
Alexander Ferguson & Co acquire the distillery
1903
Brewers George and John McLachlan take over the site
1941
A German bomb raid severely damages the distillery, destroying a warehouse
1960s
Acquired by J & R Tennent of Wellpark Brewery, Glasgow, which was absorbed by Charringtons in 1964 and later merged to become Bass Charrington in 1967
1969
Auchentoshan sold to publican Eadie Cairns
1984
Distillery sold to Stanley P Morrison (later Morrison Bowmore) for £325,000
1994
Suntory buys Morrison Bowmore
2002
Auchentoshan Three Wood is launched
2013
Auchentoshan Virgin Oak is released

CAPACITY (MLPA) i
1.75
CONDENSER TYPE i
Shell and tube
FERMENTATION TIME i
50hrs
FILLING STRENGTH i
63.5%
GRIST WEIGHT (T) i
6.825
HEAT SOURCE i
Gas boiler generated steam via pans and coils
MALT SPECIFICATION i
Pot still Spring barley (non peated)
MALT SUPPLIER i
Simpsons
MASH TUN TYPE i
Semi Lauter
NEW-MAKE STRENGTH i
81%
SINGLE MALT PERCENTAGE i
100%
SPIRIT STILL SHAPE i
Lampglass style
STILLS i
3
WASH STILL CHARGE (L) i
17,500
WASH STILL SHAPE i
Lampglass style
WASHBACK CHARGE (L) i
34,500
WASHBACK SIZE (L) i
38,000
WASHBACK TYPE i
4 Wood, 4 Stainless steel
WASHBACKS i
7
WATER SOURCE i
Loch Katrine
WORT CLARITY i
Clear
YEAST TYPE i
Dry
OWNERS

Beam Suntory logo
PARENT COMPANY

Beam Suntory
2014 - present
CURRENT OWNER

Morrison Bowmore Distillers
PREVIOUS OWNERS

Suntory Holdings
1994 - 2014
Stanley P Morrison
1984 - 1989
Eadie Cairns
1969 - 1984
Bass Charrington
1967 - 1969
Charringtons
1964 - 1967
Wellpark Brewery
1960 - 1964
McLachlans Limited
1903 - 1960
Alex Ferguson & Co
1900 - 1903
CH Curtis & Co
1875 - 1900
J and A Fishlie
1834 - 1875
Bulloch & Co

1817 - 1834                         

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