Caperdonich built originally as Glen Grant B is one of the many distilleries in the village of Rothes which are now closed. The Caperdonich mill now resides in the newly reopened Annandale distillery.

Distillery Factsheet

Name Pronounced AKA Region Country of Origin
Caperdonich car*doo Speyside Scotland
Status Active Whisky Type Website Tours Available
Closed 1898 - Present Malt Caperdonich Not Available
Manager Distiller Blender Owned by Parent Group

Caperdonich Timeline:

1898: Distillery built as Glen Grant No.2 Distillery, across the road from Glen Grant No.1 Distillery by J. & J. Grant (1894 & 1897 mentioned as well). Later that year after the collapse of Pattison’s, the large Edinburgh firm of brokers and blenders and a major client of the distillery, production of Glen Grant No.2 Distillery ceased

1902: Closed

1965: Distillery rebuilt by Glenlivet Distillers Ltd. and named Caperdonich Distillery

1967: Extended from two to four stills, which became all steamheated

1977: Taken over by the Seagram Company Ltd. of Canada

2000: Sold to Chivas Brothers Ltd.

2002: Distillery mothballed by Chivas Brothers Ltd.