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TOMINTOUL GLENLIVET   8 years old 43 %            
Tomintoul - Glenlivet Distillery Ltd,
Tomintoul

TOMINTOUL GLENLIVET   12 years old 43 %           
Whyte & Mackay Distillers Ltd,
Glasgow

TOMINTOUL   10 years old 40 %             
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Selected for Victoria Wine
Tomintoul Distillery, Ballindalloch,
Banffshire

TOMINTOUL   16 years old 40 %       INFO            
THE GENTLE DRAM
The Tomintoul Distillery,
Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Speyside

TOMINTOUL   38 years old 49,2 %     INFO          
Distilled 1967
Bottled 2005
Cask 4485
196 Bottles
Adelphi Distillery Limited
Purveyors of rare malt whiskies
aged in wood and bottled
direct from the cask
Glenborrodale Castle, Abnamurchan,
Argyll

TOMINTOUL    Aged 27 years 40 %   INFO            
THE GENTLE DRAM
Speyside Glenlivet
Single Malt
Scotch Whisky
The Tomintoul Distillery,
Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Speyside

TOMINTOUL      40 %   INFO
THE  GENTLE  DRAM
WITH  A  PEATY  TANG
Speyside Glenlivet Single Peated
Malt Scotch Whisky
Tomintoul Distillery, Ballondalloch,
Banffshire.

TOMINTOUL            Aged  33 years  43 %                                   
THE  GENTLE  DRAM
SPECIAL  RESERVE
Speyside Glenlivet Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Tomintoul Distillery, Ballindalloch, Banff - shire

TOMINTOUL  INFO:
Aged  21 years  40 %                                                                                
THE  GENTLE  DRAM
Tomintoul Distillery, Ballindalloch, Banffshire

TOMINTOUL INFO:
VINTAGE  1 9 7 6   40 %                                                                          
THE  GENTLE  DRAM
Speyside Glenlivet Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Matured in American Casks
Bottled in 2007
Official Distillery Bottling
Limited Edition
Robert Fleming, Master Distiller
Tomintoul Distillery, Ballindalloch, Banffshire


TOMINTOUL                                           
39 years old  46,6 %                                                      
THE  DAY  OF  PEARLY  SPENCER
Single Malt Scotch whisky
Speyside
Cask Strenght
Distilled: 23 February 1973
Cask no: 1486
Bottled 1 December 2012
Taste Still / M & H Selection,
Battice, Begique

Taste Still is a Whisky Tasting Club, that was founded in 2000 by Hubert Corman Jr.

Highland Malt
Speyside
TOMINTOUL (1965)         also see Ballantruan (2001)

Ballindalloch, Banffshire. Licentiehouder: Tomintoul Distillery Ltd. Onderdeel van Whyte & Mackay Distillers Ltd. Eigendom van American Brands
In 1965 gesticht door twee whisky makelaars: Hay & MacLeoc & Co en W. & S. Strong & Co, te Glasgow.
De reden toen was een tekort aan malt whisky. Tomintoul is Keltisch voor heuvel in de vallei.
Tomintoul heeft vier met stoom gestookte ketels die ruim twee miljoen liter spirit per jaar kunnen produceren.
Het proceswater komt van de Ballantuan Burn, het koelwater van de Cromdale Hills. In 1973 werd Tomintoul het eigendom van Whyte & Mackay Distillers.
James Whyte was direkteur van Allan & Poynter, een firma die de opslag verzorgde van whisky te Glasgow.
In 1882 ging James Whyte een kompagnonschap aan met Charles Mackay.
De firma groeide voorspoedig, hun succes was mede te danken aan actieve promotie door middel van originele advertenties.
In 1960 ging men samen met de Dalmore distilleerderij.
In 1972 werd Whyte & Mackay Distillers Ltd overgenomen door Sir Hugh Fraser's Scottish & Unuversal Investments Ltd. ( S.U.I.T.S.) en met deze financieele achtergrond was Whyte & Mackay in staat om in 1971 (Old) Fettercairn en in 1973 Tomintoul te kopen.
In 1974 werd S.U.I.T.S overgenomen door de Lonrho groep, die in 1988 Whyte & Mackay verkocht aan Brent Walker, die op zijn beurt in 1990 Whyte & Mackay verkocht aan Gallaher, de grootste sigaretten fabrikant van Engeland, en het eigendom van American Brands, een Amerikaans conglomoraat.
In 1987 toen Guinness de D.C.L. wilde overnemen was één van de voorwaarden van de Britse monopolie commissie dat negen merken uit het pakket van de Distillers Company Limited wat de verkoop betreft in het Verenigd Koninkrijk, in andere handen zou komen.
Whyte & Mackay kwam zo in het bezit van de wereldrechten van The Claymore, John Barr, Stewart's Finest, Jamie Stuart en Old Mull en in Engeland Buchanan's, Crawford's 3 en 5 Star, The Real Mackenzie en Haig's. De laatste werd later weer terugverkocht aan United Distillers.
In 1991 was er een mislukt bod op The Invergordon Distillers door Whyte & Mackay, het hoogst geboden bedrag was E 350.000.000.
Op 15 October 1993 sluit American Brands, de eigenaar van Whyte & Mackay zijn jaren-lange jacht op The Invergordon Distillers Group af met het bekend maken zijn aandeel te hebben vergroot van 41,2 % tot 54,7 % en er werd een bod uitgebracht op de resterende aandelen.
De geboden prijs waardeert Invergordon op E 382,4 miljoen is ƒ 1,05 miljard.
De omzet van Invergordon was in 1992 E 85.000.000, die van Whyte & Mackay E 150.000. 000 in datzelfde jaar.

Niet gewaardeerd in Schotland was het feit dat drie van de Invergordon distilleer-derijen op 3 Maart 1995 werden gesloten: Bruichladdich, Tullibardine en Tamnavulin.
Alleen Isle of Jura bleef open.
In 1996 werd de naam van de groep veranderd in Jim Beam Brands Greater Europe. (J.B.B.).
2002 Tomintoul 10 year old is launched as the first bottling after the change of ownership
2003 Tomintoul 16 year old is launched, 2004 Tomintoul 27 years old is launched.


TOMINTOUL  DISTILLERY,  Ballindalloch, Banffshire.

Information provided by Jack Smith, C.S.S. President, Metro Atlanta Scotch Club:
"Good Scotch with Great Friends".

Founded by:                          Terry Hillman, now managed by his children Aaron and Tania
Founded in:                           1964
Manager:                              2012, Robert Fleming
Production manager:              Tom Gerry
Production Supervisor:            Andrew Sinn
Pronunciation:                        'tom - min - TOWEL'
Translation;                           'Little hill of the barn'
Slogan;                                 'The Gentle Dram'
Region / District:                     Speyside (Livet)
Neighbours:                           The Glenlivet, Balmenach, Braeval, Tamnavulin
Established:                           1965
Status:                                  Active / Producing
Water Source:                       Ballantruan Spring in the Cromdale Hill, near the River Avon
                                           for Production
                                           Two lakes in the Cromdale Hills for Cooling
Barley:                                  Optic and Concerto
Malt Spec / Phenols                Standard: 3 - ppm
                                           Only three weeks a year 55 - ppm
Gristmill:                               1 Porteus
Mash Tun:                             1 Semi - Lauter mashtun 11,6 ton, Stainless Stee                                                                                                                                                                                                             Washbacks:                           6 Stainless Steel
Fermentation:                        52 Hours                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Wash Stills:                           4 each 15.000 ltres
Spirit Stills:                            2 each 11,500 litres
Cask Types:                           First Fill Bourbon, Refill Bourbon, Oloroso and Port pipes
Warehouse capacity:              6 on-site racked for 120.000 casks
Vatting and Bottling:               since 2003 on site Blend Centre with vats from 10.000 - 100.00
                                           litres
Output and capacity:              3.300.000 litres a year
Owner:                                 Angus Dundee Distillers Plc
Visitor Centre:                       No, Tours by appointment only
Core Range:                         10, 12, 12 Port Wood, 14, 16, 21, 33, Old Ballantrua,. Peat Tang
                                           and from time to time Vintages
Other Distillery from Angus Dundee Distillers:
                                           Glencadam
Blending Role:                        95 %  for Blends
Angus Dundee Blends:             Angus Dundee, The Dundee, Big Ben, MacKillop's Choice, Parker's .                                                                                                                                                                                    Pipers Clan, Scottish Royal

Tomintoul (Tom-in-t'owl)
After years of searching for the purest natural
water in Scotland we discovered the Ballantruan
Spring.
For millions of years this water has been flowing
through the mountainside near Tomintoul, the
highest village in the Highlands in the heart of the
Speyside Glenlivet region.
The Tomintoul Distillery was built to capture this
Unique resource.
Rober Fleming commends this expression as one
of the very best to have been released from the
distillery.
The Tomintoul single malt whisky is a testament
to our master distiller Robert Fleming, whose
family has been making whisky in the speyside
glenlivet region for four generations


TOMINTOUL  DISTILLERY:

Tomintoul uses Concerto and Optic barley, usually unpeated, but for several weeks each
year a heavily peated, 55 ppm, spirit is distilled.
There is a semi - lauter mash - tun filled with 60.000 litres of mash, providing four still
of 15.000 litres each.
Fermentation last around 54 hours in six stainless steel wash - backs.
There are two wash- and two spirit stills who run on five hour cycles, and 46 weeks of
production means 3.3 million litres of spirit a year.

Owner Angus Dundee own blended whiskies are Parker and Scottish Royal

The blend centre was created in 2003 at Tomintoul with 14 vats, ranging in capacity from
10.000 litres to 100.000 litres.

120.000 casks are stored on site, including grain whisky and other malts.

The bottling plant is at Coatbridge in Lanarkshire, bought  from William Lawson in 2011.

Starting life as a small site with two stills, the number has since doubled. Its style also appears to have shifted on at least two occasions from the overtly fruity manifestations of its earliest guise to a more cereal-accented make in recent years. A peated variant, bottled as Old Ballantruan, is also now part of the portfolio. Its growing presence in the malt category will hopefully convince more people of its undoubted quality.


BRANDS PRODUCED HERE
Old Ballantruan


The distillery was built in 1965 by a pair of whisky-broking firms, Hay & MacLeod and W. & S. Strong, before being folded into the Whyte & Mackay stable in 1973. It remained part of the blending firm until 2000 when it was purchased by Angus Dundee where it performs dual functions as provider of mature spirit for contract blends and under its own guise.

TIMELINE

1965
The distillery is built by Hay & MacLeod and W&S Strong
1973
Scottish & Universal Investment Trust buys both Tomtintoul and Whyte & Mackay, merging the former in with the latter
1974
Tomintoul's capacity is extended from two to four stills
1978
Scottish & Universal Investment Trust is bought by Lonhro
1989
Whyte & Mackay is sold to Brent Walker
1990
American Brands purchases Whyte & Mackay
2000
Angus Dundee acquires Tomintoul
2002
Tomintoul 10 Year Old is released
2005
A peated version named Old Ballantruan is launched
TOMINTOUL FACTS

CAPACITY (MLPA) i
3.4
CONDENSER TYPE i
3 multipass and 1 shell and tube
FERMENTATION TIME i
54hrs
FILLING STRENGTH i
68.5%
GRIST WEIGHT (T) i
11.6
HEAT SOURCE i
Steam kettles
MALT SPECIFICATION i
No peat for normal spirit production. Phenol for peated malt at 55ppm
MALT SUPPLIER i
Various
MASH TUN TYPE i
Semi Lauter
NEW-MAKE STRENGTH i
68.5%
SPIRIT STILL CHARGE (L) i
11,500
SPIRIT STILL SHAPE i
Both spirit stills have boil balls
STILLS i
4 (2 wash, 2 spirit)
WAREHOUSING i
Racked and palletised
WASH STILL CHARGE (L) i
15,000
WASH STILL SHAPE i
Both wash stills have boil balls
WASHBACK CHARGE (L) i
59,500
WASHBACK TYPE i
Stainless steel
WASHBACKS i
6
WATER SOURCE i
Ballantruan Spring
YEAST TYPE i
Distiller's yeast
OWNERS

Angus Dundee Distillers logo
PARENT COMPANY

Angus Dundee Distillers
2000 - present
CURRENT OWNER

The Tomintoul Glenlivet Distillery
PREVIOUS OWNERS

Whyte and Mackay Group
1973 - 2000
Haig & M
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