Auchentoshan

Location and contact details

Location" Location: Auchentoshan Distillery, By Dalmuir, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 4SJ
Visitor Visit Type: Vistor Centre
Telephone" Telephone: +44 (0) 1389 878 561
Web" Web: http://www.auchentoshan.com/
Twitter" Twitter: Auchentoshan Whisky (@Auchentoshan)

Facts and figures

LocationAuchentoshan Distillery, By Dalmuir, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 4SJ
Founded1823
OwnerBeam Suntory
Water SourceLoch Katrine (Production)
Loch Cochno (Cooling)
Stills1 wash still
1 middle still
1 spirit still
Capacity1,800,000 litres

Opening Hours

Opening 7 days a week from 1000 to 1700; check for details of opening hours.

Tours

The Classic Tour £7

Adults enjoy a dram of Auchentoshan Single Malt Whisky afterwards; under 18s accompanied by an adult pay nothing.

The Auchentoshan Expereince £30

Includes samples of four different Auchentoshan Single Malt Whiskies.

The UltimateAuchentoshan Expereince £30

Normally, only the master blender and distillery manager sample straight from the warehouse casks; however, it's just one of the very special moments on this incredibly detailed tour. You'll also receive a master class in 3 of the core range whiskies, and sample 2 of our archive whiskies, exclusive to Auchentoshan Distillery, in the Blender's Room.

History

Auchentoshan was built in 1800. After its foundation, it changed hands multiple times, and was bought by Eadie Cairns in 1969, who rebuilt it completely. Cairns sold Auchentoshan to Morrison Bowmore distillers in 1984. Suntory invested in Morrison Bowmore in 1989. In 1994, they acquired 100% of its holdings. In May 2014, Beam Inc. and Suntory Holdings Limited merged to create Beam Suntory Inc, who are now the owners of Auchentoshan and other Morrison Bowmore holdings.
Information correct as of 22/05/2016
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