A crude version of scotch began in Scotland towards the end of the 15th century. After Parliament passed a law regulating its production, George Smith was the first to acquire a license. He then established the Glenlivet Distillery in 1824, named after the town where it was founded. Since then, it has grown into the world’s second largest producer of single malt Scotch whiskey. These barrels are their sign as you approach the distillery.