Longmorn

Distillery Factsheet

Name Pronounced AKA Region Country of Origin
Longmorn Speyside Scotland
Status Active Whisky Type Website Tours Available
Active 1894 - Present Malt Longmorn Not Available
Manager Distiller Blender Owned by Parent Group
Colin Scott ; Trevor Buckley Pernod Ricard / Chivas Group

Longmorn Timeline:

1894-95: Built by the Longmorn Distillery Co., a partnership of George Thomson, John Duff and Charles Shirres

1898: Incorporated as Longmorn-Glenlivet Distilleries Co. Ltd., when Benriach-Glenlivet taken over

1970: Merged with the Glenlivet and Glen Grant Distilleries Ltd. and Hill, Thomson & Co. Ltd. to form The Glenlivet Distilleries Ltd.

1972: Extended from four to six stills

1974: Extended from six to eight stills, now all steam-heated. Disused water-wheel. Steam-engine used occasionally

1977: The Glenlivet Distilleries Ltd. was acquired by the Seagram Company Ltd. of Canada

1999: Owned by Chivas Brothers

2004: Owned by Chivas Brothers