Our meandering family history of distilleries in Scotland
Our ancestor Stanley P. Morrison was born. He became one of Glasgow's most successful whisky brokers and laid the foundations for Morrison Bowmore Distillers.
Stanley P. Morrison helped establish T. Wiliam Walker & Co and soon after purchased whisky merchant A.D. Rattray.
Stanley P. Morrison partnered with Robert Lundie and set up a whisky brokerage.
The partners purchased the prestigious Aberdeen-based Chivas Brothers.
Following apprenticeship at Dalmore and other distilleries, Tim Morrison joined the family business, followed three years later by his brother Brian, expanding into blending, distilling and exporting Scotch whisky.
In the Grand Central Hotel, Stanley P. Morrison overheard rumours of Bowmore Distillery for sale - he bought it the same day.
Stanley P. Morrison purchased Glen Garioch in Aberdeenshire.
Tim and Brian Morrison purchased Auchentoshan Distillery.
Tim Morrison purchased A.D. Rattray, launching a new range of unusual and exclusive bottlings.
Brian Morrison purchased The Scottish Liquer Company and established Morrison & MacKay.
The Clydeside Distillery opens: Tim Morrison fulfils his ambitions of reviving distilling in Glasgow, helping to restore the Dock his great grandfather had built.