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MANNOCHMORE   10 years old 40%            
CONNOISSEURS CHOICE
Distilled 1984
Bottled 1994
Proprietors: John Haig & Co, Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

MANNOCHMORE   12 years old 43% INFO        
FLORA & FAUNA
Distilled 1980
Bottled 1992
Mannochmore Distillery, Elgin, Moray

MANNOCHMORE   22 years old 56,1 %           
CHIEFTAIN'S CHOICE
Cask Strenght
Distilled 1977
Ian MacLeod & Co, Ltd, Broxburn

MANNOCHMORE   1991  11 years old 43 %

LAST  BOTTLE  AND  EMPTY
Distilled 7/11/91
Matured in a South African Sherry Butt
Butt no. 16586
Bottled 26/5/03
Genummerde flessen
The Ultimate Whisky Company, N.L.

MANNOCHMORE  9 years old 61.4 %           
SINGLE CASK SCOTCH MALT WHISKY
Distilled Mar 90
Bottled May 99
Society Cask No. code 64.2
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh

MANNOCHMORE   22 years old 60.1 %    INFO        
RARE MALTS SELECTION
Natural Cask Strenght
Distilled 1971
Bottled September 1997
Limited Edition
Genummerde flessen
John Haig & Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

MANNOCHMORE   VINTAGE 1991          
11 years old 60,2 %
Distilled on 7.11.91
Bottled 19.6.03
Matured in a South African sherry butt
Butt No. 16587
Genummerde flessen
596 bottles
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

MANNOCHMORE   12 years old 46%               
THISTLE COLLECTION
Distilled 7th November 1991
Bottled 4th August 2003
Cask No. 16588
Non Chill Filtered
Thistle, Holland

MANNOCHMORE   over 15 years old  46 %    INFO        
SPEYSIDE  SINGLE  
MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
CONNOISSEURS  CHOICE
Distillation Date: June 1990
Cask Type: Refill Sherry Butts
Bottling Date: January 2006
Proprietors: John Haig & Co, Ltd
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

MANNOCHMORE       Aged  28 years  52.10  %                
A  CLASSIC  MALT  WHISKY
BOTTLED  FOR  BLADNOCH
DISTILLERY  FORUM
Distilled 12th August 1982
Hogshead no 2853
Bottled 23 rd March 2011
270 Numbered Bottles
Bladnoch Distillery, Wigtown

MANNOCHMORE       Age  10 years  61.9 %   INFO
INGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Distilled April 2001
Cask Type: 1 Fill Barrel / Ex Bourbon
Outturn /  One of 237 Bottles
Society Cask  No: 64.31
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
A stunner for its age

MANNOCHMORE
16 years old 46 %                             
SPIRIT  OF  SCOTLAND
Selected by Van Wees
Distilled: 02/09/1998
Cask Type: Refill American Hogshead
Cask No 5270:
Bottled: 20/10/2014
Specially Selected Produced and Bottled by
Speymalt Whisky Distributors Limited, Elgin

Highland Malt
Speyside
MANNOCHMORE (1971 - 1985) (1989 -  also see Glenlossie en Loch Dhu

Elgin, Morayshire. Licentiehouder: John Haig & Co, Ltd, Fife. Onderdeel van Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (S.M.D.) De malt divisie van United Distillers Ltd. Eigendom van Guinness.
Gebouwd in 1971, naast de Glenlossie distilleerderij, een zogenaamde tadem distilleerderij, de één is een kopie van de andere.
De naam komt van de nabij gelegen Mannoch Hills en het woord 'more' betekent groot, terwijl Mannoch Ketisch is voor monnik.
Mannochmore heeft zes ketels. Het proceswater is afkomstig van de Bardon Burn, het water voor koeling van de Gedloch Burn en de Burn of Foths.
Mannochmore werd in 1985 (tijdelijk) gesloten.
Mannochmore werd in 1989 weer opgestart.
De Mash tun is 12 ton.
De zes Wash backs hebben een inhoud van 60.000 liter elk.
De drie Wash stills zijn groot 16.100 liter, de drie Sprit stills zijn elk 14.700 liter en worden met stoom verhit.
Mannochmore kan 3220.000 liter spirit per jaar produceren.

October 2005

Diageo has announced that its 2005 Annual Rare Malts Selection will be the last.

The collection will consist of four cask strenght single malts from closed distilleries; Glen Mhor 28 years old, Millburn 35 years old, Glendullan 26 years old and Linkwood 30 years old.
Dr. Nicholas Morgan, global malts marketing director commented: 'As the Special Releases are now well established, it makes less sence to continue selecting and promoting a parallel series of Rare Malts with his own separate indentity'.
In future, all premium and rare whiskies will be made available in the annual Special Re-leases series.

Tea - Time whisky
Home of the ill-judged 'black whisky' (Loch Dhu), the distillery was built by Haigs in 1971 adjacent to their big plant at Glenlossie just south of Elgin.
This example could not be less like the black stuff. Mid gold in colour, the nose is sweet and citric-artificial ornage, like Eau de Seville - with a hint of chocolate, and buttery crepes. A crepe suzette made with oranges?
With water the orange and chocolate notes remain, joined by rich Tea biscuits and tablet. Very easy to drink, sweet and fresh, becoming slightly bitter in the finish, so that the gums tingle, and leaving a lingering aftertaste of chocolate. Good as an aperitif or tea time.

April 2013

Diageo has named Teaninich near Alness as the location for its plans to build a new 50 million pound new malt whisky distillery and will be adjacent the existing Teaninich distillery
but will have its own name and indentity and will have the capacity to produce 13 million
litres of spirit p[er annum from its 16 stills.

Diageo also invest 12 million pound in expanding the Teaninich distillery to almost doubless capacity.

The site will also feature a bio - energy plant.

The work will begin in 2014.

Diageo also will invest in Mortlach distillery  in building a new still house and an other invest-
ment will be at Glendullan distillery to process co products in an anaerobic digestion process, producing bio - gas which will be used to power the Glendullan distillery.

There are also expansion and upgrade developments for more then 40 million pound in
Linkwood, Mannochmore, Glendullan, Dailuaine, Benrinnes, Inchgower, Cragganmore,
Glen Elgin, Glen Ord and in a new bio - energie plants in Glenlossie and Dailuaine.


Flowers are more to the fore here, with delicate fruits that gain in weight when matured. Although some older expressions have appeared on occasion, it is most commonly seen as a 12-year-old in the Flora & Fauna range.

BRANDS PRODUCED HERE
Loch Dhu

Mannochmore is one of the manifestations of the confidence of the 1960s – a situation which is currently being repeated. It was built by DCL in 1971 to cope with increasing demand internationally for blends, and like its sister plant, Glenlossie, it has been closely associated with the Haig and Dimple brands.

For years it worked quietly away until 1996 when its make was used in one of the most controversial single malts of the late 20th century – Loch Dhu, the ‘black whisky’. Although the full tale of how Loch Dhu was created has never been told (and is unlikely ever to be revealed), the enthusiastic use of spirit caramel is seen by most as the most likely candidate for the pitch black hue.

The brand was withdrawn soon after its launch and despite the hostility of the initial response when it first appeared it has now, perhaps inevitably, become a collector’s item.

Production capacity was upped in 2013 to 4.5m litres per annum with new mash tun, more washbacks and a pair of stills – now making eight in total.

1971
Mannochmore is built by DCL on the site of Glenlossie
1985
The distillery is mothballed as demand wanes, but reopens four years later
1992
Mannochmore appears as a 12-year-old single malt bottling in the Flora & Fauna range
1996
The controversial 10-year-old Mannochmore is released under the Loch Dhu brand
2013
The distillery's stills are increased to four

CONDENSER TYPE i
Shell and tube
FERMENTATION TIME i
Minimum 65hrs
FILLING STRENGTH i
63.5%
GRIST WEIGHT (T) i
11.1
HEAT SOURCE i
Steam
MALT SPECIFICATION i
Non peated
MALT SUPPLIER i
Mainly in house
MASH TUN TYPE i
Lauter
NEW-MAKE PHENOL LEVEL i
Non peaty
NEW-MAKE STRENGTH i
65-66%
SPIRIT STILL CHARGE (L) i
17,000
SPIRIT STILL SHAPE i
Plain
STILLS i
6
WASH STILL CHARGE (L) i
13,500
WASH STILL SHAPE i
Plain
WASHBACK TYPE i
Wood
WASHBACKS i
8
WATER SOURCE i
Barden Burn
WORT CLARITY i
Clear
YEAST TYPE i
Creamed
OWNERS

Diageo
1997 - present
PREVIOUS OWNERS

United Distillers
1986 - 1997
Distillers Company Limited
1971 - 1986

Also new warehouse are build at Cluny near Kirkcaldy.

And at Talisker  a new visitor centre is build for a 1 million pound.


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