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No: 7
Producer: Seagram
Region: Highlands
District: Speyside(Lossie)  -   Multimap view
Map reference NJ 235 584 ; Latitude 57 36.6° N, Longitude 3 16.9° W
Founded 1894 ; Operating Status (1999): operating

The name Longmorn comes from "Lhanmorgund" meaning "place of the holy man". Not widely available as a single. Longmorn's malt whisky is prized by blenders at least as highly as those of its sister distilleries Glen Grant and The Glenlivet Longmorn is a relative youngster, having been conceived in 1894 and born in 1895. It was founded by John Duff (who had previously built the Glenlossie distillery) and shares a site with Benriach. It keeps its own floor maltings and has a disused water-wheel and a workable steam engine. [The distillery remained with the family till 1970 when they joined with the Grants of Glen Grant to form the Glenlivet Distillers Co, later to be taken over by Seagram.] The distillery was extended twice during the 1970s.
© Michael Jackson 1994, cm

Distillery rating: 4* Longmorn, Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3SJ
Tel: 01542-27471

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