The Dailuaine distillery is located in Charlestown-of-Aberlour, Strathspey which is in the Speyside region of Scotland. It was founded by William Mackenzie in 1852.
About Dailuaine Distillery
The distillery is still active and is now owned by Diageo. The current capacity is 3,370,000 litres and its’ water source is from the Bailliemullich Burn.
William Mackenzie died in 1865 which led his wife leasing out the distillery to a local banker called James Flemming. Both James Flemming and William Mackenzies son, Thomas Mackenzie, founded Mackenzie & Company. In 1884 the distillery was renovated and its capacity was increased. In 1915 Thomas Mackenzie died and the distillery was sold to John Dewar & Sons Ltd. 1917 brought a fire and destroyed the roof meaning the distillery closed for three years. In 1960 the distillery was complete renovated and added two more stills taking the total to six.
Dailuaine Distillery Details
Scotland, United Kingdom
Number of Stills
3 wash, 3 spirit