Glen Ord

Muir of Ord, Ross-shire IV6 7UJ
Current Owners UDV
Location Highlands
Water source Loch nan Eun and loch nam Bonnach.
Stills 3 x wash stills and 3 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 3,400,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

1838 Established by Ord Distillery Co (R. Johnstone & D. McLennan)
1847 R. Johnstone bankrupt
1855 Alexander McLennan & Thomas McGregor
1877 Alexander McKenzie takes out 19 year lease
1878 New buildings erected, then burnt down in fire
1896 James Watson & Co (Dundee blenders)
1923 Purchased by John Dewar & Sons
1930 Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD)
1966 Renovated and expanded to 6 stills
1985 Acquired by United Malt & Grain Distillers (United Distillers)