Built: 1885. Current Owner: Diageo & The Edrington Group. Production Capacity: 60,000,000 litres. House Style: The whisky is heavy and intense with a ton of cereal grain, woody oak and spice flavours present. Operations started in 1887 and over the years North British grew into Scotland’s second largest grain whisky distillery with a production capacity of circa 64,000,000 millions litres per year.