An auctioneer's guide to Tormore, a modern distillery built by Schenley International

Tormore is a comparatively modern distillery and was built by Schenley International, owner of the Long John brand, in 1959, with distillation commencing in 1961. Since opening, the number of stills doubled from four to eight, each of which is enhanced by copper purifiers. A time capsule is buried in the distillery forecourt, due to be opened in 2060, it contains some glasses and a large bottle of Long John blended whisky.

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