Questions and answers

Who owns Balmenach distillery?

Who owns Balmenach distillery?

Inver House Distillers Limited
The Distillery is owned by Inver House Distillers Limited, a privately owned distiller whose other distilleries include: Speyburn-Glenlivet Distillery; Knockdhu Distillery; Balblair Distillery; and, Old Pulteney Distillery.

How many Speyside distilleries are there?

50 distilleries
Playing host to more than 50 distilleries in Scotland, Speyside has the greatest concentration of malt whisky producers compared to every other whisky producing region.

Who owns caorunn gin?

Inver House Distillers
Inver House Distillers, which owns Scottish gin brand Caorunn, has confirmed a £3 million investment in its Balmenach Distillery, which it says will turn it into one of Scotland’s greenest distilleries.

What are the oldest distilleries?

Read all the way to the bottom to find out the oldest!

  • 1820s — Kasauli Distillery, India.
  • 1812 — La Rojeña distillery, Mexico.
  • 1787 — Buffalo Trace, Kentucky, US.
  • 1786 — Strathisla Distillery, Scotland.
  • 1775 — Glenturret Distillery, Scotland.
  • 1757 — Kilbeggan Distillery, Republic of Ireland.
  • 1703 — Mount Gay, Barbados.

Where is caorunn gin made?

Balmenach Distillery
Since 2009, Caorunn Gin has been handcrafted in small batches at Balmenach Distillery in the Scottish Highlands. Our unique blend of 5 handpicked Celtic botanicals & 6 classic gin botanicals are distilled in the world’s only working Copper Berry Chamber to extract maximum flavour.

Who owns Inver House?

International Beverage Holdings Limited
Inver House Distillers/Parent organizations
In October 2001, Inver House entered a new chapter when it was purchased by Pacific Spirit (U.K.) Ltd, now International Beverage Holdings Limited (InterBev) – the international arm of Asia’s leading drinks business, the Thai Beverage Public Company Limited (ThaiBev) with an outstanding portfolio of beverage alcohol …

What is the oldest distillery in Speyside?

Strathisla (founded 1786) This distillery, operating out of Scotland’s famed Speyside region, is not only considered one of the oldest distilleries in this part of the world, but also the oldest continuously operating one.

Which is the best gin?

Here are our absolute favourite gins: The overall best gin of 2021: Hendrick’s Gin. The best value gin of 2021: Bombay Sapphire….The best gin brands of 2021.

Rank Brand Category
1 Beefeater Best budget
2 Bombay Sapphire Best value
3 The Botanist Best under $50
4 Roku Best bottle design

What is the best Scottish gin?

The Best Scottish Gins

  • 8 Makar Glasgow Gin.
  • 7 Tanqueray London Dry Gin (47.3%)
  • 6 Hendrick’s Gin (41.4%)
  • 5 Caorunn Gin.
  • 4 The Botanist Gin.
  • 3 Old Raj Dry Gin (55%)
  • 2 Tanqueray No.
  • 1 Eden Mill Love Gin.

Where is the distillery of Balmenach whisky located?

Founded in 1824, by James McGregor under the name Balminoch, the distillery lies in Cromdale, in the heart of whisky country in Speyside. The McGregors were a line of smugglers, of which Cromdale was rife.

Where are the Scotch distilleries in Speyside located?

Situated a mile inland from the village of Cromdale, Balmenach is one of Speyside’s most traditional distilleries and makes what could be classed as an ‘old-style’ whisky.

When did Inver House take over Balmenach Distillery?

In 1997 Inver House acquired Balmenach, an old traditional distillery where little had been done over the years to modernise it. Surprisingly, it was not Inver House’s view to automate it or replace the old equipment.

What was the saladin box used for at Balmenach?

The distillery employed an innovative nineteenth century French invention called a Saladin Box, a device which dramatically economised the malting process. During the 1980s, SMD employed the Saladin Box at Balmenach to supply the majority of their Speyside-based distilleries with malted barley.