The Glenlivet distillery is a Speyside distillery in Moray, Scotland that produces one of the best malts in the world. It was founded in 1824 by George Smith. Today, Glenlivet distillery is owned by a French beverage company called Pernod Ricard that oversees its production. Glenlivet distillery uses lantern shaped stills with long and narrow necks that result in a light tasting spirit. Glenlivet is the second most popular single malt whisky, after Glenfiddich. As per 2016, there are 13 ranges of Glenlivet whiskies.