• The Knockdhu was founded in 1893 by John Morrison and is located in Knock, Banffshire
  • The distillery has been closed three times (1931, 1940 and 1983)
  • Their whiskies were previously named after the distillery (Knockdhu), but in 1994 they renamed them anCnoc to avoid confusion with Knockando
  • Region: Speyside
  • Owned by privately owned distiller InterBev (Inver House Distillers), whose other distilleries include:
  1. Old Pulteney Distillery
  2. Balmenach Distillery
  3. Balblair Distillery
  4. Speyburn Distillery
May 19, 2023

An Cnoc Peatheart Batch 2

An Cnoc comes from Knockdhu distillery at Speyside. To avoid confusion they renamed their whisky brand for differentiating purposes. Knockando distillery name felt too similar. Peatheart is their smokiest version, using malt with 40 ppm phenol content. My notes are for Batch 2 and unfortunately, result of quick tasting. So […]
October 22, 2016

Hankey Bannister Heritage Blended Scotch review

Hankey Bannister is a famous Blended Scotch Whisky brand by Inver House Distillers (owned by International Beverage Holdings Ltd.). The brand was established in London’s West End in 1757 – Beaumont Hankey and Hugh Bannister founded the company seeking to enter the wines and spirits business, and the hearts of […]