Rating
7.5 (1)
Region:
Lowland
Country:
Scotland
Status:
active
Year opened:
1927
Address:
40 Moffat St, Glasgow, Glasgow City G5 0QB
Brands:

The story of Strathclyde Distillery

The Strathclyde Grain distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery, located in the Gorbals district of Glasgow, Scotland.

History

The distillery was founded in 1927 by Seager Evans and Co.. The first spirit was produced in 1928.The company was acquired by Schenley Industries of New York in 1956, who invested heavily in the site, including the addition of a Single malt whisky branded Kinclaith, which started producing in 1958. The Kinclaith still was closed in 1975 after the site was acquired by Whitbread.Today the distillery is part of the Pernod Ricard group.

Production

The water required for the production comes from Loch Katrine. Distillation takes in a 2 column system which has an analyser column and a rectifier column, the columns for neutral production are mothballed.

Source: Wikipedia