The name Auchentoshan is from Gaelic Achadh an Oiseinn and translates as "corner of the field". The distillery is also known as "Glasgow's Malt Whisky" due to its proximity to Glasgow and "the breakfast whisky" due to its sweet and delicate nature. Auchentoshan is located at the foot of the Kilpatrick Hills, West Dunbartonshire near Erksine Bridge, Scottish Lowlands.
Established in the in 1823 by Thorne, an engineer from Greenock. He was ressponsible for manufacturing the ‘inter alia’ distillery plant. The distillery was then been owned and managed by various different owners until Suntory take over in 1994.
Famous for their whisky making process, splitting into 3 steps, first making the Beer, their whisky production is beer distilled, then they TRIPLE Distil it, which they are the only distillery to insist on triple disllation for every last drop, then are placed on oak casks for maturity.
The Auchentoshan story is about Distilling Different to create a Lowlands whisky.