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Strathmill Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Keith Banffshire
AB55 5DQ Scotland
Tel: +44 (0)1542 882295
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The Strathmill Distillery site which is situated in the town of Keith was originally established as an oatmeal mill by Mr. A.G. Johnstone in 1823. During this time, it was named Strathisla Mills. In the year 1891 during the whisky boom, the mill was converted into a distillery and named Glenisla-Glenlivet. It was named Glenisla because of the distillery's close proximity to the River Isla.

The distillery was purchased by W & A Gilbey (well known gin producers from London) in 1895 and the name was changed to Strathmill which means 'the mill in the long valley'. Gilbey was also the owner the distilleries Glen Spey and Knockando.

United Distillers & Vintners (UDV) acquired Strathmill in 1962 and then in 1975, it became under the ownership of Grand Metropolitan, however managed by Justerini & Brooks - wine merchants and blenders of

The River Isla
the famous J&B whisky range. J&B is currently now owned by Diageo plc. Strathmill released a single malt in 1909 and today there are a few available from independent bottlers. The primary focus of Strathmill has always been contributing to blended whiskies such as J&B and Dunhill.

The famed whisky author Michael Jackson has described Strathmill's house style as "the whisky's answer to orange muscat. With dessert."


Strathmill Signatory Single Malt Scotch Whisky
This expression, although lighter in color, has the aroma of orange peel, and rasins. It is a very oily with a mouth coating sweet sugar cane complexity.

Enjoy this malt with desert or to finish a fine dinner.

'Flora & Fauna'

Strathmill 12 Year Flora & Fauna Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Nose: Dry, nutty amd airy. Dried banana on muesli, green grassy notes, tea leaves, walnut.

Palate: Very soft and attractive and flows straight down the middle. Medium sweet with some vanilla and nut.

Finish: Soft.

Overall: Attractive and delicate.

Tasting notes by Michael Jackson

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Strathmill Distillery

Sttrathmill Distillery's history dates back to 1823 when it was founded as an oatmeal mill. It is situated in the Strathisla valley near the River Isla and the old railway branch line to Dufftown.

The distillery was not modernized until the late 1960s. The number of stills were increased from two to four and as a result, capacity doubled.

The water source comes from a local spring. Capacity per year is 1,700,000 litres.

The Strathmill Distillery is not open to the public.