1795 - c 1850

Robert Haig (1764 - 1834) moved to Dublin where his sister had married John Jameson. There he established Dodderbank Distillery in 1795.

By 1802 it had become one of the largest distilleries in Dublin. He later installed one of the first Coffey Stills and production reached 330,000 gallons annually.

It closed around 1850.

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Experts Comments

“The historical significance of Kennetpans to the history of distilling, even if little appreciated, can hardly be over-stated. This is the crucible in which the modern Scotch whisky industry was formed.”

Ian Buxton
Whisky Writer
Keeper of the Quaich
Ex Group Marketing Director for Glenmorangie