The following years saw the Distillery
change ownership to Alexander Conacher & Co.,
John Conacher & Co, and Peter Fraser & Co.
1850s - Arthur Bell began mixing several
Whiskies to create the Bell's blend.
1882 - the Distillery was acquired by P.
McKenzie & Co Distillers Limited.
1932 - the Distillery was closed during the
1933 - the end of the American Prohibition led
to an increase in Scotch Whisky sales, leading
to Arthur Bell and Sons buying the Blair Athol
1949 - the Distillery was re-opened by
Arthur Bell and Sons after being re-built.
1973 - the Distillery was expanded from two
stills to four.
1978 - Bells wins an award as the UK's top
Bells Whisky is a blend of Whiskies from the
Blair Atholl Distillery, Dufftown Distillery,
Inchgower Distillery, Glenkinchie Distillery,
and Caol Ila Distillery.