The Distillery

The Glenlivet distillery, based in Speyside, has many claims to fame.

It is one of the older distilleries in Scotland, being founded back in 1824. It claims to be the oldest producer of single malts, describing its whisky as "the single malt that started it all".

It is also one of the few distilleries that has been operational ever since it was founded. It even survived the Great Depression and Probation years, a testament to the quality of its whisky and management.

Glenlivet is the most popular whisky in the United States and second most popular single malt in the world, and there is a reason for it!

Founded by George Smith, the Glenlivet was the first legal distillery in the Speyside region.

The fact that it was legal made Smith unpopular at the time, as illicit distillers feared the competition, legend has it that Smith slept with a revolver for the first few years.

In 1977 it was purchased by Seagram which was then acquired by Pernod Ricard in the year 2000 which is its current owner.

Currently, the distillery has four wash stills, each of which can produce around 15,000 litres, as well as four spirit stills each with the capacity to produce 10,000 litres. In total around 5,9 million litres are produced every year, most of which is used for the Glenlivet single malt, although some of it is used for products such as Chival Regal.

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Limited Edition Glenlivet Sherry Cask This Glenlivet 13 Year Old was bottled and released in late 2018 after spending 13 years maturing in the finest quality Oloroso sherry casks that Glenlivet could get their hands on. Bottled at a cask strength of 58.7%, this is as honest and pure an example of Glenlivet, and indeed […]

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A premium entry to the Glenlivet range, this 25 Year Old XXV release is a must have for any fan of scotch whisky. Aged for a total of 25 years, including a couple of years finishing in the finest Oloroso sherry casks available, it’s deep, complex and one of our all-time favourites from Glenlivet’s master-craftsmen. […]

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Glenlivet Captain’s Reserve 2018 Release The Glenlivet Captain’s Reserve is a 2018 release whisky from the famous Speyside distillery inspired by Captain Bill Grant Smith, the grandson of the distillery’s founder. It has been finished in casks that previously housed Cognac resulting in a delicious and gentle dram that brings baked apples, brown sugar, sticky […]

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Glenlivet Code Limited Edition

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A rather unique and intriguing limited edition release from the amazing Glenlivet distillery, this Code release comes housed in a visually stunning, opaque black bottle and houses top quality liquid inside. The distillery have been tight-lipped on what casks and ages of whisky were used in this highly limited release, but one things for sure, […]

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This brilliant Glenlivet Triple Cask Matured Distiller’s Reserve was released to replace the old Master Distiller’s Reserve bottling. This one was matured in American White Oak casks, ex-sherry casks and virgin american oak casks. It brings a complex array of fruity aromas to the nose and palate, all delivered with the balance and smoothness that […]

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A truly outstanding single malt whisky, the Glenlivet Archive 21 Year Old has picked up a whole host of awards in recent years, including Gold medals at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Aged for 21 years, it brings an elegant and complex range of notes to your nose and palate […]

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This Glenlivet Single Cask Edition 2018 is a highly limited release that quickly became a huge success around the world. Matured for 14 years in a top quality Oloroso sherry cask sourced from Jerez, Spain, this astounding whisky brings a whole array on incredible notes to table. Soft and sweet on the nose, raisins apricots […]

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