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West Highland Malt Distilleries

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106 West Nile Street, Glasgow

1919 West Highland Malt Distilleries Limited was incorporated. The company was a consortium, in which Robertson and Baxter had a principal role. The company acquired six Campbeltown distilleries in an attempt to rationalise production and thus cope with the difficult trading conditions that beset distillers at this time. The six were Ardlussa, Dalintober, Glengyle, Glen Nevis, Kinloch and Scotia (later Glen Scotia).

1923 West Highland Malt Distilleries Limited went into voluntary liquidation.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • National Records of Scotland BT2/10745
  • Edinburgh Gazette 5 December 1919
  • Edinburgh Gazette 20 November 1923
  • David Stirk, The Distilleries of Campbeltown: The Rise and Fall of the Whisky Capital of the World (2019)