Inverleven was part of the gigantic distilling complex built in Dumbarton in 1938 by the famous Canadian distillery company Hiram Walker, makers of Canadian Club, to provide filling for their newly-acquired Ballantine's blend. Hiram Walker's had also bought Miltonduff and Glenburgie for the same purpose, and later acquired Scapa. The complex co ... Read More »
The second ever cask bottled by The Scotch Malt Whisky from Inverleven in the Lowlands. This was distilled in May 1979 and bottled 11 years later in June 1990. The distillery was situated within the Dumbarton Grain complex and closed for good in 1991.
A historic bottling - the first ever official release of Inverleven, the Lowland distillery closed in 1991. This is one of the first releases in Chivas Brothers' Deoch an Doras series - the name (roughly pronounced 'Jock an Doris') means 'a drink at the door', the Gaelic equivalent of 'one for the road' - although why the Irish spelling of 'doras' has been used instead of the Scottish 'doruis' or 'dorus' is probably one for the marketing dept to answer.
A 1973 vintage whisky from Inverleven, a malt distillery that operated from within the Dumbarton grain distillery complex until 1991. This is part of Chivas Brothers's Deoch an Doras series, roughly translated as 'One for the road', and was bottled in 2011 at 37 years old.