Forbes Farquharson & Company Profile

The blending firm of Forbes, Farquharson & Company was best known for its Reliance blend. Both the company and blend became part of Arthur Bell & Sons (and later Guinness).

Forbes Farquharson & Company History

Originally based in Leith, Forbes, Farquharson & Company was incorporated in 1930. By the 1940s the company’s Reliance blend was already exported around the world.

At some point prior to the 1970s, the company became a part of Arthur Bell & Sons, and its headquarters moved to Perth.

Forbes, Farquharson & Company was eventually liquidated in 1991.

Distilleries & Brands


Forbes Farquharson & Company Limited
PO Box 14
United Kingdom

See also

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  • Blair Athol Blair Athol Blair Athol Distillery & brand

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  • Morrison & Mackay Morrison & Mackay Morrison & Mackay Independent bottler

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    Independent bottler and blender with plans to revive Perth’s whisky heritage.

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