WhiskybarPlaza.nl


Go to content

Main menu:


Inverleven

Whisky Collection Bar > I

INVERLEVEN geen leeftijd vermelding 40 %
1979
Trademark of Proprietors:
Hiram Walker & Sons (Scotland) Plc.
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

INVERLEVEN
25 years old 58,6 % INFO
Date distilled Jun 68
Date bottled Jan 94
Society Cask No. code 20.10
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh

INVERLEVEN
11 years old %
LAST BOTTLE AND EMPTY

Distilled: 1984
Bottled:1995
Trademark of Proprietors:
Hiram Walker & Sons (Scotland) Plc.
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

INVERLEVEN
15 years old 40%
Distilled: 1986
Bottled 2001
Proprietors: Hiram Walker & Sons (Scotland) Plc.
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

INVERLEVEN
24 years old 56,3 % INFO
SINGLE CASK
SCOTCH MALT WHISKY
Date Distilled Nov. 78
Date Bottled Feb 03
Society Cask code 20.18
Outturn 216 Bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
'Bitter Grapefruit'

INVERLEVEN
Aged 30 years 49,2 %
SIGNATORY VINTAGE
CASK STRENGHT COLLECTION
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled on; 14/09/1977
Matured in a Bourbon Barrel
Cask Nos: 3603 + 3604
Bottled on: 10/12/2007
279 Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Signatory Vintage scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

INVERLEVEN
DISTILLED 1 9 9 1 40 %
SINGLE LOWLAND MALT
SCOTCH WHISKY
Proprietors: Hiram Walker & Sons (Scotland) Plc
Specially selected, produced and bottled
by and under the reponsibillity of
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

Lowlands
INVERLEVEN (1938 - 1991) also see LOMOND and DUMBARTON

Dumbarton, Strathclyde. Licentiehouder: Hiram Walker & Sons (Scotland) Ltd. Onderdeel van Allied Distillers Ltd. Eigendom van Allied Domecq.
In 1938 gesticht door HiramWalker & Sons Ltd, op de plaats waar eerder de McMillan Scheepswerf was gelegen en eigenlijk twee distilleerderijen in één: Dumbarton Grain Distillery en een malt distilleerderij waar twee verschillende single malt whiskies kunnen worden geproduceerd.
Vanaf het begin was de produktie van Lomond bestemd voor de Ballantine's blends. Er was nooit een botteling als single malt, behalve die van onafhankelijke bottelaars.
In 1959 werd een nieuw soort ketels geïnstalleerd, naast de gewone ketels, die werden lomond ketels genoemd.
Dezelfde ketels werden ook geplaatst in Glenburgie, Mildonduff en Scapa, bij de laatste alleen een wash still.
De whisky afkomstig van Glenburgie kreeg een eigen naam: Glencraig, die van Mildonduff werd Mosstowie genoemd, de ketels zijn intussen verwijderd.
De single malt whisky afkomstig uit de Lomond ketel van Inverleven werd zover bekend éénmaal gebotteld door The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh.
Inverleven, afkomstig uit de gewone ketels zijn uitgebracht door zowel Gordon & Macphail, te Elgin als Wm. Cadenhead te Campbeltown.
Allied Distillers Februari 2003
Dumbarton Distillery sluit. Het komplex waar ook het hoofdkantoor van Allied was gevestigd, hergde ook de Dumbarton Grain distilleerderij, en ook werden de malt whiskies Lomond, waarvan slechts één botteling bekend is, uitgebracht door de Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh onder code nummer 98.1, en Inverleven.
De capaciteit van de Grain distilleerderij Strathclyde wordt vergroot tot 39 miljoen liter spirit per jaar, dat was 32 miljoen liter.
Het hoofdkantoor wordt gevestigd te Kilmalid.
Het enorme gebouwencomplex is verkocht aan twee projectontwikkelaars.
Inverleven was constructed within the Dumbarton Distillery complex and equipped with a Lomond'.still. The Lomond still was developed by Alistair Cunningham at Hiram Walker with the purpose of acquiring a greater flexibility to produce different kinds of whisky with thesame equipment. When Dumbarton closed in 2002 production was moved to Strathclyde but then Inverleven had already been closed for ten years. When Dumbarton finally closed in 2002, Bruichladdich took the opportunity of buying some of the equipment including the Lomond still.
The whisky from the Lomond still, Lomond single malt was only bottled in 1992 in two versions of 19 and 20 years old respectively by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Inverleven single malt cannot be obtained as an official bottling, but there are releases from independent bottlers such as Gordon & Macphail 1989 14 years old, Signatory 1977 27 years old and three versions of Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare: 1977, 27 years old, 1978, 26 years old and 1979, 24 years old.

1938 The distillery is founded by Hiram Walker & Son as part of Dumbarton Distillery, a complex with grain distilling, warehousing and a bottling plant

1956Hiram Walker constructs a 'distillery within the distillery' by inventing the
Lomond stills, which makes whisky that differs from Inverleven
The same type of still is introduced at Glenburgie, Miltonduff and Scapa

1987 Allied Lyons buys Hiram Walker Gooderham & Worts

1991 The distillery is mothballed

2002 Dumbarton Distillery closes

Dumbarton Distillery closes

Inverleven was build as a part of Hiram Walker's huge grain whisky distillery complex in Dumbarton in 1938.
The malt whisky stocks for Ballantine's blends had been secured, but grain spirit still had to be purchased from competitors.
Plans were laid down to turn an old shipyard on the banks of the River Leven, in Dumbarton, into the largest grain distillery in Europe.
More than 600 men worked on the grain distillery, when construction began in 1937. Incorporated into the site were a small malt distillery, Inverleven, extensive warehousing and bottling and a blending plant.
On the day the Dumbarton plant was officially opened - 28 September 1938 - the British navy was mobilised in preparation for war.
The distillery ceased production in 1992 and the remainder of the Dumbarton site was closed in 2002.
The distillery operated two traditional stills for the production of Inverleven and also a lomond still which produced a heavier malt called Lomond Single Malt.
Inverleven is now only available through independent bottlers, as there are no stocks left of the official distillery bottlings.

INVERLEVEN DISTILLERY

Water: Loch Lomond
Mash tun: 1 x 5 tonnes
Wasbacks: 5 x 28000 litres
1 wash still x 25000 litres
1 spirit still x 20.000 litres

Malt Whiskies: Inverleven, Lomond


Back to content | Back to main menu