Is kilkerran owned by Springbank?

Is kilkerran owned by Springbank?

Then, there is Kilkerrran. This is a separate distillery which the Springbank owners re-opened in the early 2000s, previously known as Glengyle. Kilkerran is made with the same attention to detail as Springbank – no chill-filtering, bottled at 46%, like all the others, and a supreme example of finest Scotch.

Who owns Springbank distillery?

Springbank was established in 1828 on the site of Archibald Mitchell’s illicit still. The distillery is now in the hands of our current Chairman, Hedley G. Wright, Mitchell’s great, great grandson – the fifth generation of the Mitchell family to own and manage Springbank.

Where is kilkerran made?

Welcome to the online home of Campbeltown’s Glengyle Distillery, home of Kilkerran Single Malt. Glengyle is an independent, family run distillery based in Campbeltown, the historic whisky capital of the world.

Who owns Springbank Distillery?

Who owns kilkerran distillery?

Kilkerran History The distillery was silent for three-quarters of a century, but was purchased by J&A Mitchell in 2000.

Who owns Springbank Scotch?

Is Springbank 15 year old a good whisky?

Springbank 15 year old is a benchmark ‘must stock’ for true whisky enthusiasts. A daily drinker for the discerning. Its appeal is likely lessened for those newer to the spirit – the composition is simply less accessible and frankly more ‘dirty’ than your common or garden Speysider.

Should I buy Springbank 15 from another batch?

I will review it on that basis, but know that Springbank 15 from another batch is likely to provide a much better experience. Think of this as a cautionary tale, and always buy your whisky from a reputable merchant who will accept returns when this inevitably happens to you.

What does Springbank actually do?

Flip through a whisky or wine magazine and you’ll see full-page ad after full-page ad of hardworking bearded men (usually), maneuvering rustic-looking wooden barrels in dirt-floored lichen-walled warehouses, or running golden barley through their bare hands, or stoking a peat fire in a brick oven. Springbank actually does those things.