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LITTLEMILL 8 years old 40 % INFO
Littlemill Distillery Co, Bowling,
Dunbartonshire

LITTLEMILL
12 years old 43 %
VINTAGE 1984
Distilled 28.6.84
Bottled 10.96
Cask Nos. 2440 & 2441
564 Genummerde flessen
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

LITTLEMILL
31 years old 45,6 %
SILENT STILLS
Distilled 25.10.65
Bottled 15.5.97
Cask No. 5273
180 Genummerde flessen
Littlemill Distillery Co, Ltd, Bowling

LITTLEMILL
30 years old 53,5%
SPECIAL RESERVE
Distilled 2nd May 1950
Bottled June 1981
216 Genummerde flessen
Littlemill Distillery Co, Ltd, Bowling,
Dunbartonshire

LITTLEMILL
32 years old 40 %
Distilled 1964
Bottled December 1996
Littlemill Distillery Co, Ltd, Bowling,
Dunbartonshire

LITTLEMILL
10 years old 43 %
VINTAGE 1989
Distilled 28.3.89
Bottled 26.4.99
Cask Nos. 885 & 886
910 Genummerde flessen
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

LITTLEMILL
9 years old 43 %
VINTAGE 1990
Distilled 4.5.90
Bottled 3.3.00
Cask Nos. 1510 & 11
670 Genummerde flessen
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

LITTLEMILL
24 years old 40 %
THE ORIGINAL
WHISKY COLLECTION
Distilled 1975
Bottled August 1999
Littlemill Distillery Co, Ltd, Bowling,
Dunbartonshire

LITTLEMILL
aged 36 years 41,2 % INFO
SIGNATORY VINTAGE
RARE RESERVE
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled on 28/2/1967
Matured in Oak Hogsheads
Cask Numbers 669-672
Numbered Bottles
500 ml Bottles
325 Bottles
Natural Colour
In Box with Dunglass 37 years old
Signatory Vintage
Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd, Edinburgh

LITTLEMILL
15 years old 57.1 % INFO
SINGLE CASK
SCOTCH MALT WHISKY
Date Distilled: Mar ´90
Date Bottled: Nov ´05
Outturn 271 Bottles
Society Cask Code 97.5
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh
'Dappled sunlight'

LITTLEMILL
13 years old 43 %
SIGNATORY VINTAGE 1990
Single Lowland Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled 15.10.90
Bottled 28.11.03
Cask No. 2972
35 cl Bottles
Natural Colour
Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd,
Edinburgh
LITTLEMILL 12 years old 40 %
Lowland Single Malt
Littlemill Distillery, Dunbartonshire

LITTLEMILL
16 years old 60,9 %
1990
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled 15.10.90
Bottled November 2006
Matured in Hogshead
Cask No. 2991
222 Bottles
BOTTLED FOR MANUFACTUM
by Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky Co, Ltd,
Edinburgh

LITTLEMILL
over 17 years old 57,4 %
GORDON & MACPHAIL
RESERVE
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled: 25/01/1991
Cask No: 92
Cask Type: Refill Bourbon barrel
Bottled: May 2008
Limited Edition
201 Bottles
Proprietors: Littlemill Distillery Co, Ltd,
Specially selected, produced and bottled by
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin

LITTLEMILL
19 years old 58,7 % INFO
SINGLE MALT SCOTCH
WHISKY FROM A SINGLE CASK
Distilled: Febr. 1990
Cask type: First Fill Barrel \ Ex Bourbon
1 of only 211 bottles
Society Single Cask: 97.17
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults,
Leith, Edinburgh
Sweet as an angel' s kiss
LITTLEMILL Age 21 years 54,7 % INFO: SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY FROM A SINGLE CASK Date distilled: 7th March 1990 Cask type: First Fill Barrel / ex Bourbon 1 of only 217 bottles Society Single Cask:
97.21 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh Laurel, meadowsweet and honeysuckle

LITTLEMILL
Aged 21 years 46 %
Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Est. 1772
The Oldest Scotch Whisky Distillery
Still releasing whisky
This rare bottling is a celebration of
Littlemill's revered history using the limited number of casks left from this
closed, demolished distillery
Numbered
Limited Edition Release of 3000 Bottles
Non Chill Filtered
Natural Colour
Unpeated
Distilled at Littlemill Distillery, Dunbartonshire
(Glen Catrine, Catrine, Ayrshire, Scotland

Lowlands
LITTLEMILL (1972 - 1992) also see DUNGLASS and DUMBUCK

Bowling, Dumbartonshire. Licentiehouder: Littlemill Distillery Co, Ltd. Eigendom van Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse Limited.
Littlemill kan aanspraak maken op het feit dat het één van de drie oudste distilleerderijen in Schotland is.
In 1772 werden hier huizen gebouwd voor de mensen van de accijnzen, maar al veel eerder werd hier bier gebrouwen en waarschijnlijk ook gedistilleerd.
In 1750 was een mouter uit Glasgow, George Buchanan, eigenaar van het landgoed Auchter-lonie, waar Littlemill deel van uitmaakt.
In 1817 is Matthew Clark & Co de licentiehouder.
In 1823 is Jane MacGregor licentienemer, en omstreeks 1840 is Hector Henderson in het bezit van Littlemill.
Hij was eerder in 1837 deelgenoot in de Campbeltown distilleerderij en was ook de stichter van Caol Ila in 1846.
In 1875 wordt Littlemill uitgebreid door een zekere Hay.
In 1929 werd Littlemill gesloten.
In 1931 koopt een Amerikaan van Schotse afkomst Littlemill.
Hij veranderde het Saladin Box moutsysteem zodanig dat boven de Kiln een dubbele venti-lator toren werd gebouwd.
De ketels waren van koper, maar werden door hem bekleed met aluminium en het meest opmerkelijke, inplaats van de zwanenhals op de ketels installeerde hij retificeerkolommen boven de ketels.
Deze variatie op een thema wordt ook wel gebruikt door Japanse distilleerderijen om meer variatie te verkrijgen van gedistilleerd afkomstig uit één ketel.
In 1931 werd ook het systeem verlaten om drie maal te distilleren.
In 1959 werd Barton Brands te Chicago aandeelhouder om in 1971 alleen eigenaar te worden.
In 1965 toen Littlemill het maximum bereikte van zijn produktie mogelijkheden werd een tweede distilleerderij gebouwd te Alexandria: Loch Lomond.
Barton Brands werd in 1982 overgenomen door Amalgamated Distilled Products die op zijn beurt in 1984 samenging met de Argyll Group.
Littlemill wordt gesloten in 1984.
In 1985 wordt Gibson International de eigenaar, ook de eigenaar van Glen Scotia en Cellars Direct.
Er is een management buy-out onder leiding van twee directeuren van Gibson International, Ian Lockwood en Bob Murdoch en in 1994 is de firma bankroet.

In 1995 is Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse Ltd de eigenaar en Littlemill is weer gesloten.

Littlemill heeft twee ketels. Eén wash still van 25000 liter en een spirit still van 18000 liter.
De met stoom gestookte ketels hebben een capaciteit van 750.000 liter per jaar. Er staat één mash tun met een inhoud van 5 ton, en een washback van 25000 liter.
Het water komt van de Kilpatrick Hills.
Rond 1974 werden er nog twee verschillende whiskies geproduceerd; Dumbuck, een zwaar geturfrookte whisky, en Dunglass, een niet geturfrookte, olieachtige whisky.
1772 The distillery is founded
1823 Jane MacGregor is licensee and thereby one of the first female licensees
1843 Hector Henderson sells Littlemill and commences building Caol IIa
1931 The American Duncan G. Thomas buys the distillery and founds Littlemill Distillery Company Ltd with the Argyll Group Saladin boxes are installed for maltings

1959 Barton Brands Inc, from Chicago become part-owners
1971 Duncan G. Thomas and the Argyll Group are bought out and the company is restructured as Barton Distilling (Scotland) Ltd
1972 Production of the experimental whiskies Dunglas and Dumbuck stops
1984 Littlemill closes
1988 Barton International becomes Gibson International
1989 Production resumes
1992 Production stops
1994 Gibson International files for bankrupty and Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse Ltd, sister company to Loch Lomond Distillery Company Ltd, buys Littlemill
1996 The equipment is dismantled and part of the buildings are demoslished
2003 Loch Lomond Distillery Co, shelves plans to convert Littlemill into a working distillery museum

2004 Newstead Properties buys the facility to build 61 apartments A fire, started by youngsters, destroys more of the distillery
2005 The owners obtain permission from the Procurator Fiscal to demolish the remaining buildings except the two towers.


Ideally situated, nestling at the base of the Kilpatrick Hills and taking the pure water therefrom, it will never be known exactly when whisky was first distilled at Littlemill.
Perhaps as early as the Fourteenth Century as an off-shoot of the traditional brewing of beer when the Colquhouns built Dunglass Castle; but what is certain is that in about 1750. George Buchanan, a wealthy Glasgow maltster purchased Littlemill as part of the Auchentorlie Estate and by 1772, houses had already been built for the Excise Officers.
When the first Government survey of the whisky industrie was conducted in 1821, Littlemill was already making 0 proof gallons a year.
Littlemill has thus a long and cherished history of making fine malt scotch whisky.

History:


1929 - 1931
Littlemill closes

Until the 1930's the traditional triple distillation technique of the Lowlands was
used. Littlemill switched to double distillation when Duncan G. Thomson, an
American citizen took over in
1931 forming the Littlemill Distillery Co.Ltd
Duncan G. Thomson lived in the Exise Officers House
He also clad the copper pot stills in aluminium and fitted rectifying columns in-
stead of the customary swan - necks that are on pot - stills. This combined pot-
and column - still elements. Duncan G. Thomas was trying to produce a hybrid
spirit that would age faster
The Argyll Group is a share holder
Saladin boxes are installed for maltings

1959 Barton Brands inc of Chicago became part - owners

1971 Barton Brands inc of Chicago buys out Duncan G. Thomas and the Argyll Group
and reorganized as Barton Distilling (Scotland) Ltd

1972 Two whiskies are produced from experimental set ups using the rectifying heads
on the stills to produce variable malt spirit: Dumbuck, heavily peated and Dunglass
unpeated

1984 Littlemill closes

1988 Management buy out forming Gibson International

1989 Littlemill is modernised and reopened

1994 Littlemill closes
Gibson International went into receivership
Glen catrine Bonded Warehouse Ltd, sister company to Loch lomond Distillers Ltd
buys the distillery

The distillery remained silent, however, there were plans to re - build Littlemill onto a tourist
attraction with new housesand luxery flatsas well as projects to turn the distillery into a museum. These ideas were finally abandoned and in

1995 the equipment was dismantled

1996 4 September the buildings are destroyed by fire


Littlemill's hous style is soft, sweet, like marshmallows and wet grass

1750 George Buchanan a wealthy maltmaster from Glasgow purchased the
Auchterlonie Estate with Littlemill

1772 George Buchanan built houses to accommodate Exise officers, this was
first official record of the existence of Littlemill

1813 Littlemill is closed


Littlemill has seen many un - documented owners in its long 200 - year history.

1817 - 1818 Matthew Clark & Co

1821 Peter McGregor

1825 - 1839 Jane McGregor

1846 Hector Henderson

1846 Duncan McCulloch

1847 McCulloch & McAlpine bankrupt

1851 Working

1852 John McAlpin, Harvey & Co

1853 William Hunter & John F. Sharpe, the two partners agree to en the
the agreement

1854 - 1857 William Hunter

1857 - 1867 William Hay & Co

1869 William Hay Junior

1874 William Hay, Fairman & Co, bankrupt

1875 Littlemill is rebuilt

1913 Yoker Distillery Co, Ltd buys Littlemill

1918 Littlemill Distillery Co

1923 - 1927 Charles Mackinlay & Co and J.G. Thomson & Co Ltd

1930 Triple distillation is finished
1931 Duncan G. Thomas , an American,who lived in the Excise House
buys Littlemill with the Argyll Group and operated as Littlemill
Distillery Co, Ltd
1959 Barton Brands Inc of Chicago become part - owners
1971 The Argyll Group and Duncan G. Thomas are bought out by Barton
Brands and the company is restructured as Barton Distilling (Scot-
Land) Ltd
1972 Production of the experimental whiskies Dunglas and Dumbuck stops
1984 Littlemill closes
1989 Gibson International opens the distillery again
1992 Production stops again
1994 Gibson International files for bankrupty, and Glen citrine Bonded Ware-
house Ltd a sister company of Loch Lomond Distillery Co. Ltd buys
Littlemill
1996 Equipment is dismantled





LITTLEMILL DISTILLERY

Water: Kilpatrick Hills
Mash tun: 1 x 5 tonnes
Wasback: 1 x 25000 litres
1 wash still x 25000 litres
1 spirit still x 25000 litres
Output: 750.000 litres








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