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THE TORMORE   14 years old 60.6 %      INFO
LAST  BOTTLE  AND  EMPTY           
SINGLE CASK
SCOTCH MALT WHISKY
Date distilled May 86
Date bottled Oct 00
Society Cask No. code: 105.6
Outturn 220 bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
'Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde'.

TORMORE   11 years old 43 %             
THE ULTIMATE SINGLE MALT
SCOTCH WHISKY SELECTION
Distilled 11/5/89
Matured in a Sherry butt
Butt no. 920259
Bottled 13/11/2000
Genummerde flessen
The Ultimate Whisky Company, N.L.

THE TORMORE  10 years old 43 %           
The Famous Tormore Chimes
The Tormore Distillery, Advie, Moray

THE TORMORE  12 years old 43 %
LAST  BOTTLE  AND  EMPTY
          
The Famous Tormore Chimes
The Tormore Distillery, Advie, Moray

TORMORE   Over 10 years old 43 %         
THE McGIBBON's PROVENANCE
SPRING DISTILLATION
Distilled Spring 1990
Bottled Autumn 2000
No Colouring
Not Chill Filtered
Douglas McGibbon & Co, Ltd, Glasgow

TORMORE      Aged 15 years 50 %            
THE OLD MALT CASK 50o
Single Cask Bottling
Distilled 1985 December
Bottled 2001 March
222 Bottles
No Colouring
Douglas Laing & Co, Ltd, Glasgow

TORMORE      Aged 15 years46 %             
SPECIAL DISTILLERY BOTTLING
Allied Distillers Ltd., Dumbarton

THE  TORMORE   25 years old   55. 8 % INFO
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Society Single Cask No. 105.12
Distilled Sept. 1983
Cask type 1st Fill Sherry Hogshead / Ex Sherry
1 of 338 bottles
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
"Spooky !"

TORMORE 26 years old   55.8 %   INFO
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Distilled September 1983
Cask Type: Sherry Hogshead
1 of 330 bottles
Society Single Cask No: 105.14
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults,
Leith, Edinburgh
A sweet song with deeper resonances

TORMORE  46 % INFO                    
1 9 9 7  Distilled
CONNOISSEURS  CHOICE
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
from Tormore Distillery
Bottled 2012
Natural Colour
Non Chill Filtered
Specially selected, produced and
bottled by Gordon & Macphail, Elgin


TORMORE INFO
Established 1958
15  years  46 %                                  
CONNOISSEURS  CHOICE
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speyside
Distilled 1997
Matured in
1st fill Bourbon Barrels
Bottled 2012
Natural Colour
Non Chill Filtered
Specially Selected, produced and Bottled by                                                                                                                                                             

Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

TORMORE
26 years 46 %                                     
THE  ULTIMATE  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Speyside Single Malt
Distilled: 29/11/88
Matured in a Refill Butt
Bottled: 02/09/15
477 Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Non Chillfiltration
Selected by The Ultimate
Whisky Company.NL.

TORMORE INFO
Aged 14 years  43 %                                     
Speyside Single Malt
Scotch Whisky
Full Bodied - Rich Flavour -
American Oak
Batch No: A 1508
Tormore Distillery,
Grantown - on - Spey, Moray

Highland Malt
Speyside
THE TORMORE (1960)

Advie, Grantown . on - Spey. Licentiehouder: The Tormore Distillery. Het eigendom van Caledonian Malt Distillers Ltd. Onderdeel van Allied Distillers Ltd, eigendom van Allied Domecq.
The Tormore, waarvan de bouw werd gestart in 1958 en werd voltooid in 1960, naar een ontwerp van Sir Albert Richardson van de Royal Academy, was de eerste volledig nieuwe distilleerderij die in de Schotse Hooglanden werd gebouwd in deze eeuw.
Opdrachtgever was Seager, Evans & Co, Ltd, dat zijn naam in 1971 veranderde in Long John International.
Long John werd overgenomen door Schenley Industries Inc uit de Verenigde Staten tijdens de bouw van The Tormore.
In 1972 wordt het aantal ketels verdubbeld.
In 1975 wordt Long John overgenomen door de bierbrouwers Whitbread.
In 1990 wordt Allied de eigenaar.
Schitterende gebouwde distilleerderij met waterpartijen, klokkentoren met een carillon dat elk uur 'Highland Laddie' speelt, en huizen gebouwd voor de medewerkers, in dezelfde stijl als de distilleerderij.
Het water komt van de Advockie Burn die van Loch - an - Oir (water van goud) zijn water krijgt.
The Tormore heeft vier ketels, een eigen kuiperij en de gerst wordt licht ge-turf rookt, terwijl de gebruikte lagervaten hoofdzakelijk uit gebruikte Bourbon vaten bestaan. Een kleiner gedeelte van de whisky wordt gelagerd in nieuwe sherry vaten.
Het water komt van Achvochkie Burn.
De Mash tun is 10 ton.
De acht Wash backs hebben elk een inhoud van 48.600 liter.
De vier Wash stills zijn elk 12.150 liter, de vier Spirit stills elk 8621 liter groot.
De ketels worden met stoom verhit, opgewekt door een met oliegestookte boiler.
De capaciteit is 2.000.000 liter spirit per jaar.
2003:
The Tormore gaat deel uitmaken van de Malt Heritage Collection van Allied Distillers, samen met Glendronach, Laphroaig en Scapa.
2004
De woonhuizen van de distilleerderij medewerkers worden te koop aangeboden. Ze moeten tenminste E 550.000 opbrengen.

THE  TORMORE

In Gaelic: "big hill"

Architect: Sir Albert Richardson

The Tormore was build for a 500.00 Pound

First spirit distilled 18 October 1959                                                                                                                                                                           Two pairs of stills
Officially opening on 7 October 1960
Two more stills installed in 1972
4 Wash stills each 12.125 litres
4 Spirit stills each 8000 litres
Most whisky is aged in first fill ex - Bourbon Barrels
The whisky goes into Ballantines and Chivas blends
The first single malt was bottled as a 10 years old,  in Allied times the single malt
whisky was sold as a 15 years old and since 2004 The Tormore is bottled as a 12
years old single malt whisky
The malt is unpeated - Optic, Propino, Concerto, Oxbridge
Full - lauter mashtun 10.4 tonnes per mash
Fermentation: 11 stainless steel washbacks each 48.500 litres during 57 hour and 72 hours


Capacity: 4.6.000.000 litres of spirit
Whitbread Ltd acquired Long John International
Allied Lyons, later named Allied Domecq was owner and in 2005 The Tormore was                                                                                  bought by Chivas Brothers Ltd a subsidiary of Pernod Ricard

The long standing Connoisseurs Choice range is bottled by                                                                                                                                               the family owned firm of Gordon & MacPhail, custodian
to some of the world's finest and rarest Single Malts

Tormore Distillery was founded in 1958and was the first
distillery built in Speyside in the 20th century. Tormore
was intended to be a "showpiece" and it has many ornate
features

Surrounded by a fragrant pine forest and a fast flowing
river, Tormore Distillery is found deep in the heart of
Speyside.

Named after The Gaelic words 'Torra Mhor' meaning
Big Hill, The Distillery overlooks the Valley below,
its majestic archictecture visible from miles around.

In keeping with the slow pace of life in this remote part
of the Cairngorms, Tormore Distillery's whisky takes
time to reach the perfect peak of maturation. While
the spirit rests for 14 years in American Oak casks,
it is imbued with a delicate sweetness and refreshing
fruitiness. The perfect balance of flavour reflects the
harmony of nature in the forests and fields around
the Distillery.

This rare edition is produced in small batches by Master
Distiller Trevor Buckley and perfectly showcases the
Signature Style of Tormore Distillery Single Malt Whisky


Two crescents of whitewashed houses (which formerly housed the distillery workforce) sit on either side of a grand, palatial building which has been variously described as looking like a Baltic hydropathic hotel and a power station.

This was another distillery which was built to capitalise on whisky’s growth in the late 1950s and early 60s. Since its opening, the number of stills has doubled from four to eight. All have purifiers attached which helps with lightening the spirit which also has a notably firm edge to it when mature.

Although it began to be bottled as a single malt soon after it became part of the Chivas Brothers portfolio, it has never received significant backing, although two bottlings specifically for the French market in 2014 suggest that this may change.


Construction began in 1959 (Tormore began to distil in 1961) to the design of Sir Albert Richardson, then president of the Royal Academy. At that time Tormore was part of Long John Distillers and its make was used mostly in the firm’s eponymous blends that were major sellers in North America. It is now one of the malts used in Ballantine’s, an association which dates back to when the Long John stable was bought by Allied Distillers in 1989. Tormore (and Ballantine’s) is now part of Chivas Brothers (Pernod Ricard).

TIMELINE

1959
Schenley International, owner of Long John, begins construction of Tormore distillery
1961
Distillation begins at Tormore
1972
Tormore's stills are extended from four to eight
1975
Long John and its distilleries are sold to brewer Whitbread
1989
Allied Distillers (later Allied Domecq) purchases the spirits division of Whitbread, including Tormore
2004
Tormore 12 Year Old is released
2005
Pernod Ricard (Chivas Brothers) takes over the distillery following its acquisition of Allied Domecq
2014
Tormore completes installation of shared gas pipe with The Glenlivet, Cragganmore and Tomintoul
2014
In the same year, Tormore 12 Year Old is replaced by 14- and 16-year-old bottlings
TORMORE FACTS

CAPACITY (MLPA) i
5
CONDENSER TYPE i
Wash - heat recovery condensers and sub coolers. Spirit - condensers
FERMENTATION TIME i
52hrs
FILLING STRENGTH i
63.5%
GRIST WEIGHT (T) i
10.42
HEAT SOURCE i
Wash - external steam heaters with thermo compressors. Spirit - internal steam coils
MALT SPECIFICATION i
Unpeated
MALT SUPPLIER i
Various: Propino, Optic, Concerto and Oxbridge
MASH TUN TYPE i
Full Lauter
NEW-MAKE STRENGTH i
67-70%
SPIRIT STILL CHARGE (L) i
8,000
SPIRIT STILL SHAPE i
Traditional pot coal fired shape, into an Ogee and flanged head with purifier
STILLS i
8 (4 wash, 4 spirit)
WASH STILL CHARGE (L) i
12,125
WASH STILL SHAPE i
Traditional pot coal fired shape, into an Ogee and flanged head with purifier
WASHBACK SIZE (L) i
48,500
WASHBACK TYPE i
Stainless steel
WASHBACKS i
11
WATER SOURCE i
The Achvochkie Burn
WORT CLARITY i
Clear
YEAST TYPE i
Mauri Cream
OWNERS

Pernod Ricard logo
PARENT COMPANY

Pernod Ricard
2005 - present
CURRENT OWNER

Chivas Brothers Holdings
PREVIOUS OWNERS

Allied Domecq
1994 - 2005
Allied Lyons
1989 - 1994
Whitbread & Co
1975 - 1989
Schenley Industries
1959 - 1975


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