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The Rosebank Distillery
was situated in Camelon
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on the banks of the Forth and Clyde canal
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The origins of the distillery in Camelon are hazy, according to some (including Scotch expert Michael Jackson) they go as far back as the 1790s. Activities of the distillery become clearer in the 1840s and buildings from the 1850s and '60s still survive.
Rosebank Distillery Ltd. was formed in 1894 and in 1914 it was among the companies that amalgamated to form the Scottish Malt Distillers before the group became part of DCL.
Rosebank was once considered one of the premier lowland whiskies but United Distillers closed the distillery in 1993.
As of 2006, parts of the distillery have been demolished to make way for a housing development on the site and portions of the warehouse have been converted into a Beefeater
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