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The History Of Strathmill

People and places don't just shape a Single Malt Scotch Whisky's flavour. They change the course of its future. Get a taste of how the whisky you love today came to be, with this brief Strathmill timeline.

1823

1823

Strathmill is founded, not as a distillery but a cornmill.

1891

1891

Inspired by the whisky boom going on around them, the owners convert the mill into a distillery. At this time, it trades under the name Glenisla-Glenlivet, perhaps named for the river Isla which runs past the foot of the building.

 

1895

1895

Gin makes W & A Gilbey by the distillery and change the name to Strathmill.

 

1962

1962

Gilbey merges with United Wine Traders to make International Distillers & Vintners.

 

1968

1968

A second pair of stills is added to the distillery.