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Tamdhu factsheet

Name Pronounced AKA Region Country of Origin
Tamdhu Speyside Scotland
Status Active Whisky Type Website Tours Available
Active 1897 - Present Malt Tamdhu Not Available
Manager Distiller Blender Owned by Parent Group
Not Listed Ian MacLeod Distillers

Tamdhu Timeline:

1896-97: Established by William Grant on the site locally known as "The Smugglers’ Glen". This site has been popular because of its excellent spring water. In those days the distillery was one of the most modern distilleries in the United Kingdom. An other source says: Built by the Tamdhu Distillery Co. Ltd., owned by a consortium of blenders

1899: Purchased by the Highland Distilleries Co. Ltd.

1900: Production was halved because of the resession

1927-47: Distillery was closed because of depression

1972: Extended from two to four stills

1974: Stills became steamheated

1975: Extended from four to six stills and largely rebuilt. Saladin maltings. Visitor centre in former Knockando railway station, viewing galleries

1999: Owned by Highland Distillers

2004: Owned by The Edrington Group

Can I tour Tamdhu?

No, unfortunately Tamdhu distillery is not open to the public for tours