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THE KNOCKDHU 12 years old 40 %
The Knockdhu Distillery Co,
Banffshire

KNOCKDHU
14 years old 40%
Distilled 1974
Bottled 1988
Proprietors:
James Munro & Son Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

KNOCKDHU
21 years old 57,5% INFO
CNOC DUBH
Cask Strenght
Limited Edition
6200 numbered bottles
Knockdhu Distillery, Banffshire


Highland Malt
Speyside
THE KNOCKDHU (1894 - 1983) (1988 zie AN CNOC


Knock, Banffshire. Licentiehouder: James Munro & Son Ltd. Eigendom van United Distillers
Ltd.
Op 10 November 1989 wordt The Knockdhu gekocht door Inver House Distillers.
Inver House
Ontstaan door een management - buy - out, onder leiding van Bill Robertson en Angus Graham, die Ä 8,2 miljoen investeerden.
November 2001 werd Inver House voor E 56 miljoen gekocht door Pacific Spirits, onderdeel van de op de Virgin Islands gevestigde Great Oriole Group van de Thaise zakenman Charoen Sirivadhanabakdi.
Manager van Pacific Spirits is Ooi Boon Aun.
Robertson en Graham ontvangen samen E 37 miljoen en ook de 130 medewerkers ontvangen geld, sommigen Ä 50.000.
Inbegrepen in de koop zijn de vijf distilleerderijen Knockdhu, Speyburn, (Old) Pulteney Balblair en Balmenach.

KNOCKDHU

1893 Distillers Company Limited (D.C.L.) start construction of Knockdhu
Architects are Gordon & Machey from Elgin
1894 Production starts in October
1894 Management of Knockdhu is transferred to Distillers Agency
1930 S.M.D. = Scottish Malt Distillers takes over production
1931 Knockdhu closes
1933 Knockdhu reopens
1983 Knockdhu closes in march
1988 Inver House Distillerstakes over Knockdhu from United Distillers
1989 Production restarts on 6th February
1990 First official bottling of Knockdhu
1993 Knockdhu becomes a new name: An Cnoc
2001 Pacific Spirits (Great Oriole Group) buys Inver House Distillers
price: $ 85.000.000
2003 New introduction An Cnoc with new packaging
2004 An Cnoc 1990 and 14 years old is launched
2005 An Cnoc 30 years old Limited Edition is launched
An Cnoc 1991 and 14 years old is launched
2006 International Beverage Holdings takes over Pacific Spirits U.K.
2007 An Cnoc 1993 is launched
2008 An Cnoc 16 years old is released
2011 An Cnoc Vintage 1996 is launched
2012 An Cnoc 35 years old is launched
3 Peter Arkle ( an illustrator) Limited Editions are released
2013 An Cnoc 22 years old is released
An Cnoc Vintage 1999 is launched
2 Peter Arkle ( an illustrator) Limited Editions are released

KNOCKDHU DISTILLERY also see An Cnoc

Water: Knock Hill
Mash tun: 1 x 4.2 tonnes
Wasbacks: 6 x 20.700 litres
Wash still: 1 x 10.350 litres
Spirit still: 1 x 9.500 litres


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