Springbank

Distillery Factsheet

Name Pronounced AKA Region Country of Origin
Springbank Campbeltown Scotland
Status Active Whisky Type Website Tours Available
Active 1828 - Present Malt Springbank Not Available
Manager Distiller Blender Owned by Parent Group
David Allen Independent

Springbank Timeline:

1828: Established by the Mitchell family on the site were Archibald Mitchell already was illicitly distilling. Another source says: said to have been first licensed by the Reid family, but no reference in Excise returns

1837: William Reid jun. & Co. (not in 1833 return), when acquired by John & William Mitchell

1852-60: J.W. Mitchell & Co. until at least 1860

1867: J. & W. Mitchell & Co.

by 1878: J. & A. Mitchell

1881-89: J. & A. Mitchell & Co., when dissolved and reconstructed

1890: Alexander Mitchell went bankrupt

1897: Incorporated as J. & A. Mitchell & Co., who are still the owners (1994)

1926-35: Silent

1999: Owned by J.&A. Mitchell

....: Installation of own bottling line

2004: Owned by Springbank Distillers Ltd.