Old Montrose Profile

Blended Scotch Whisky

Old Montrose was a brand of blended Scotch established in the 1970s. Expressions included a De Luxe and Pure Malt (vatted) bottling. The brand is still owned by Montrose Scotch Whisky Company Ltd, although is no longer produced.

  • Production type
    Blended malt
    Blended Scotch

Old Montrose History

Old Montrose was first produced during the 1970s by the Dolvers, a London-based German family which blended and bottled a variety of whiskies including Pipe Major and Glen Kindie.

In 2006, East Kilbride blender JG Distillers Ltd, part of Campbell Meyer & Co Ltd, acquired the company and its brands.


  • 1973 The Montrose Scotch Whisky Company is incorporated, wholly owned by Gunter and Iwona Dolvers
  • 2006 The Montrose Whisky Company and Old Montrose are acquired by JG Distillers Ltd, which files a trademark for Old Montrose
  • 2008 The Old Montrose trademark is assigned to John Maclaren & Sons Ltd, a subsidiary of Campbell Meyer & Co Ltd.
  • 2016 The Old Montrose trademark is renewed


See also

  • CS James And Sons CS James And Sons CS James And Sons Blender

    CS James And Sons

    Producer of the Islay Storm single malt, owned by the Highlands & Islands Scotch Whisky Co.

  • Islay Storm Islay Storm Islay Storm Brand

    Islay Storm

    Independently bottled Islay single malt Scotch whisky with an upfront peaty profile.

  • Morrison Glasgow Distillers Morrison Glasgow Distillers Morrison Glasgow Distillers Distiller

    Morrison Glasgow Distillers

    Holding company overseeing the construction and operation of the Clydeside distillery in Glasgow.

  • Black Ship Black Ship Black Ship Brand

    Black Ship

    Blended Scotch whisky produced by Marussia Beverages that was named after a great Scottish warship.

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