Ballantines whiskey species from the range of Blended Scotch Whisky. In 1827 founded the farmers son George Ballantine a small supermarket and yielded many and various whiskeys to its customers. In 1865 George gave the supermarket to his eldest son, who later opened a larger establishment in Glasgow. Here he concentrated on the wine, spirits trade and catering to the customers. During this time he began to create his own mix. George Junior, the second son of George Ballantine was very impressed with this mixture and went on with it. The whiskey was marketed under the name George Ballantine Son Ltd. The taste of Ballantines is dependent on the 50 different types of single malts. Through this mix is the family Ballantine develop further in the Single Malt Whiskies. Business flourished, the company good and the family sold the company through profitable to Barclay and McKinlay in 1919. Since there are many and especially good competition at that time, has Ballantine the resources needed for the whiskeys with large sizes increased, so that the whiskey was an international success. In the year 1937, Ballantines acquired by Hiram Walker Gooderham & Worts.