List of distilleries in Scotland


List of distilleries in Scotland

List of distilleries in Scotland is an incomplete list of distilleries in Scotland.


=Currently operating Scottish whisky distilleries=

*"Aberfeldy", Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross/Highlands (Midlands)
*"Aberlour", in Charlestown-of-Aberlour, Speyside
*"Allt-á-Bhainne", Glenrinnes/Speyside, 2002 closed since 28 May 2005, still in business.
*"Ardbeg", Port Ellen/Isle of Islay
*"Ardmore", Kennethmont, Speyside
*"Arran", Lochranza/Isle of Arran
*"Auchentoshan" Dalmuir/Lowlands, the only Lowland whisky distilled with Highland water from Cochna Loch
*"Auchroisk", Mulben/Highlands
*"Aultmore", Banffshire/Speyside
*"Balblair", Edderton/Northern Highlands just nine miles (14 km) from Glenmorangie
*"Balmenach", Cromdale/Speyside, on the southern border of the region
*"Balvenie", Dufftown, Speyside, founded by William Grant, owner of Glenfiddich
*"Ben Nevis", Fort William/Western Highlands
*"BenRiach", Morayshire/Speyside, back in business since 2004
*"Benrinnes", Banffshire/Speyside
*"Benromach", Speyside
*"Bladnoch " near Wigtown/Lowlands, Scotland's southern-most distillery, back in business as of 2000
*"Blair Athol", Pitlochry, Perthshire/Highlands, not to be confused with place and castle Blair Atholl Castle, about five miles (8 km) north of Pitlochry
*"Bowmore", Isle of Islay, founded 1779, oldest Scottish distillery
*"Brackla", Nairn/Speyside, also "Royal Brackla"
*"Bruichladdich", Isle of Islay, once again privately-owned; pronounced (orig. Islay): "Bruch-lat-tich" (also: "Bruch-lade-di(ch))"
*"Bunnahabhain", Port Askaig/Isle of Islay, pronounced "Buh-na-haa-venn"
*"Cardhu", Knockando/Speyside, most important division of Johnnie Walker Blends
*"Caol Ila", Port Askaig/Isle of Islay
*"Clynelish", Brora/Northern Highlands, built across from the now-dormant "Brora"
*"Cragganmore", Speyside, on the Ballindalloch
*"Craigellachie", Speyside
*"Dailuaine", Aberlour/Speyside, important division of Johnnie Walker Blends
*"Dalmore", Alness/Northern Highlands
*"Dalwhinnie", Dalwhinnie/Highlands
*"Deanston", Doune/Highlands
*"Drumguish", Kingussie/Speyside
*"Dufftown", Banffshire/Speyside
*"Edradour", Pitlochry/Highlands, Scotland's smallest distillery
*"Fettercairn", Laurencekirk/Highlands
*"Glenallachie", Banffshire/Speyside
*"Glenburgie", Morayshire/Speyside
*"Glendronach", Aberdeenshire/Speyside, since 14 May 2002 back in business after a seven year lull
*"Glendullan", Banffshire/Speyside
*"Glen Elgin", Morayshire/Speyside
*"Glen Grant", Rothes/Speyside
*"Glenfarclas", Ballindollach/Speyside, at the foot of Ben Rinnes
*"Glenfiddich", Dufftown/Speyside
*"Glen Garioch", Oldmeldrum/Highlands, pronounced "Glen-gih-ri"
*"Glengoyne" Dumgoyne/Highlands, twelve miles (19 km) from Glasgow, right on the Highland Line
*"Glen Keith", Keith/Speyside
*"Glenkinchie", Pencaitland/Lowlands
*"The Glenlivet", Ballindalloch/Speyside, in the moorlands of Minmore
*"Glenlossie", Elgin/Speyside
*"Glenmorangie", Tain/Northern Highlands
*"Glen Moray", Elgin/Speyside
*"Glen Ord", Muir of Ord/Northern Highlands, formally Ord and Glenordie
*"Glenrothes", Rothes/Speyside
*"Glen Scotia", Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre
*"Glen Spey", Speyside
*"Glentauchers" Keith/Speyside
*"Glenturret" north of Crieff/Highlands, on the coast of Turret
*"Highland Park", Kirkwall/Isles of Orkney
*"Inchgower", Buckie/Speyside
*"Isle of Jura", Jura/Isle of Jura
*"Knockando", Knockando/Speyside
*"Knockdhu", in Huntly/Speyside, the 12-year malt is called An Cnoc
*"Lagavulin", Port Ellen/Isle of Islay
*"Laphroaig", Port Ellen/Isle of Islay (pronounced (orig. Islay)): "La-frúe ", but also "La-fraig "
*"Linkwood", south of Elgin/Speyside
*"Loch Lomond", Alexandria/Highlands
*"Lochnagar" Ballater/Highlands also "Royal Lochnagar"
*"Longmorn", between Rothes and Elgin/Speyside
*"The Macallan", Craigellachie/Speyside, known as the best in Speysides
*"Macduff", Banff/Speyside
*"Mannochmore", Elgin/Speyside, also sold as "Loch Dhu"
*"Miltonduff", Elign/Speyside
*"Mortlach", Keith/Speyside
*"Oban", Oban/Western Highlands
*"Pulteney" Wick/Northern Highlands, northernmost distillery on the Scottish Festland
*"Scapa", Kirkwall, Isles of Orkney
*"Speyburn" Speyside
*"The Speyside", Speyside
*"Springbank", in Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre
*"Strathisla", Keith/Speyside oldest distillery in Speyside still in operation, since 1786, also called the most beautiful one by some
*"Strathmill", Speyside
*"Talisker", Carbost/Isle of Skye.
*"Tamdhu", Aberlour/Speyside
*"Teaninich", Alness/Highlands
*"Tobermory", Isle of Mull, the "smoky" version from Tobermory is called Ledaig
*"Tomatin", Tomatin/Speyside
*"Tomintoul", Ballindalloch/Speyside
*"Tormore", Grantown N Spey/Speyside
*"Tullibardine", Blackford/Highlands, after 8 years in respite, back in operation in 2003

Currently operating distilleries by region

Campbeltown

*"Glen Scotia", Mull of Kintyre
*"Springbank", Mull of Kintyre

Highland

*"Aberfeldy", Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross (Midlands)
*"Auchroisk", Mulben
*"Balblair", Edderton/Northern Highlands just nine miles (14 km) from Glenmorangie
*"Ben Nevis", Fort William/Western Highlands
*"Blair Athol", Pitlochry, Perthshire, not to be confused with place and castle Blair Atholl Castle, about five miles (8 km) north of Pitlochry
*"Clynelish", Brora/Northern Highlands, built across from the now-dormant "Brora"
*"Dalmore", Alness/Northern Highlands
*"Dalwhinnie", Dalwhinnie
*"Deanston", Doune
*"Edradour", Pitlochry, Scotland's smallest distillery
*"Fettercairn", Laurencekirk
*"Glencadam", Brechin
*"Glen Garioch", Oldmeldrum, pronounced "Glen-gih-ri"
*"Glengoyne" Dumgoyne, twelve miles (19 km) from Glasgow, right on the Highland Line
*"Glenmorangie", Tain/Northern Highlands
*"Glen Ord", Muir of Ord/Northern Highlands, formally Ord and Glenordie
*"Glenturret" north of Crieff, on the coast of Turret
*"Loch Lomond", Alexandria
*"Lochnagar" Ballater also "Royal Lochnagar"
*"Oban", Oban/Western Highlands
*"Pulteney" Wick/Northern Highlands, northernmost distillery on the Scottish Festland
*"Teaninich", Alness
*"Tullibardine", Blackford, after 8 years in respite, back in operation in 2003

Islands (excepting Islay)

*"Arran", Lochranza/Isle of Arran
*"Kirkwall/Isles of Orkney"
*"Isle of Jura", Jura/Isle of Jura
*"Highland Park", Kirkwall, Isles of Orkney
*"Scapa", Kirkwall, Isles of Orkney
*"Talisker", Carbost/Isle of Skye.
*"Tobermory", Isle of Mull, the "smoky" version from Tobermory is called Ledaig

Islay

*"Ardbeg", Port Ellen
*"Bowmore", founded 1779, oldest Scottish distillery
*"Bruichladdich", once again privately-owned; pronounced (orig. Islay): "Bruch-lat-tich" (also: "Bruch-lade-di(ch))"
*"Bunnahabhain", Port Askaig, pronounced "Buh-na-haa-venn"
*"Caol Ila", Port Askaig
*"Lagavulin", Port Ellen
*"Laphroaig", Port Ellen (pronounced (orig. Islay)): "La-froig "

Lowland

*"Auchentoshan" Dalmuir, the only Lowland whisky distilled with Highland water from Cochna Loch
*"Bladnoch " near Wigtown, Scotland's southern-most distillery, back in business as of 2000
*"Glenkinchie", Pencaitland

peyside

*"Aberlour", in Charlestown-of-Aberlour
*"Allt-á-Bhainne", Glenrinnes, 2002 closed since 28 May 2005, still in business.
*"Ardmore", Kennethmont,
*"Aultmore", Banffshire
*"Balmenach", Cromdale, on the southern border of the region
*"Balvenie", Dufftown, founded by William Grant, owner of Glenfiddich
*"BenRiach", Morayshire, back in business since 2004
*"Benrinnes", Banffshire
*"Benromach"
*"Brackla", Nairn, also "Royal Brackla"
*"Cardhu", Knockando, most important division of Johnnie Walker Blends
*"Cragganmore", on the Ballindalloch
*"Craigellachie"
*"Dailuaine", Aberlour, important division of Johnnie Walker Blends
*"Drumguish", Kingussie
*"Dufftown", Banffshire
*"Glenallachie", Banffshire
*"Glenburgie", Morayshire
*"Glendronach", Aberdeenshire, since 14 May 2002 back in business after a seven year lull
*"Glendullan", Banffshire
*"Glen Elgin", Morayshire
*"Glen Grant", Rothes
*"Glenfarclas", Ballindollach, at the foot of Ben Rinnes
*"Glenfiddich", Dufftown
*"Glen Keith", Keith
*"The Glenlivet", Ballindalloch, in the moorlands of Minmore
*"Glenlossie", Elgin
*"Glen Moray", Elgin
*"Glenrothes", Rothes
*"Glen Spey"
*"Glentauchers" Keith
*"Inchgower", Buckie
*"Knockando", Knockando
*"Knockdhu", in Huntly, the 12-year malt is called An Cnoc
*"Linkwood", south of Elgin
*"Longmorn", between Rothes and Elgin
*"The Macallan", Craigellachie, known as the best in Speysides
*"Macduff", Banff
*"Mannochmore", Elgin, also sold as "Loch Dhu"
*"Miltonduff", Elign
*"Mortlach", Keith
*"Speyburn"
*"The Speyside"
*"Strathisla", Keith, oldest distillery in Speyside still in operation, since 1786, also called the most beautiful one by some
*"Strathmill"
*"Tamdhu", Aberlour
*"Tomatin", Tomatin
*"Tomintoul", Ballindalloch
*"Tormore", Grantown N Spey

Distilleries not producing

*"Banff", Speyside, demolished 1983
*"Ben Wyvis", Highlands, closed 1977
*"Braeval", Glenlivet/Speyside, closed 2002, formerly "Braes of Glenlivet"
*"Brora", Brora/Northern Highlands, directly across from Clynelish
*"Caperdonich", Rothes/Speyside, closed 2002
*"Coleburn", Speyside, license revoked 1992
*"Convalmore", Dufftown/Speyside, closed 1985
*"Dallas Dhu", Forres/Speyside, closed 1983, can be toured
*"Glen Albyn", Inverness/Highlands, demolished 1988
*"Glencadam", Highlands, closed 2000
*"Glencraig", Morayshire/Speyside, from 1958 to 1981 produced "Glenburgie" with "Lomondstills".
*"Glenesk", Highlands, closed 1985, license revoked 1992
*"Glenflagler", Moffat/Lowlands, closed 1985
*"Glenglassaugh", Speyside, closed 1986
*"Glenlochy", Western Highlands, closed 1983
*"Glen Mhor", Inverness/Highlands, closed 1983, demolished 1986
*"Glenugie", Peterhead/Highlands, closed 1983
*"Glenury", Highlands, closed 1985, license revoked 1992
*"Hazelburn", Campbeltown, closed in 1925
*"Inverleven", Lowlands, closed 1991
*"Imperial", Carron bei Aberlour/Speyside, closed 1998
*"Killyloch", Lowlands, closed 1985
*"Kinclaith", Lowlands, demolished 1976
*"Ladyburn", Lowlands, demolished 1976
*"Littlemill", Lowlands, closed 1992, dismantled 1996, burned down 2004
*"Lochindaal", closed 1929
*"Lochside", Montrose/Highlands, closed 1992, demolished 2002
*"Millburn", Inverness/Speyside, closed 1985, demolished 1988
*"North Port", Brechin/Highlands, closed 1983, demolished pre 2000
*"Parkmore", Dufftown/Speyside, closed 1931
*"Pittyvaich", Speyside, closed 1993
*"Port Ellen" Isle of Islay, closed 1984, although maltings still in use
*"Rosebank", Falkirk/Lowlands, closed 1993
*"St. Magdalene", Linlithgow/Lowlands, closed 1983
*"Tamnavulin", Speyside, closed 1996

Newly-built or newly-planned distilleries, whose whiskies are not yet available

*"Blackwood" Shetland Islands, building commenced August 2004, the northern-most distillery in Scotland
*"Glengyle" Campbeltown, opened 25 March 2004, first bottling planned available in 2014
*"Kilchoman" Isle of Islay, opened 3 June 2005, the western-most distillery in Scotland
*"Kininvie" Dufftown/Speyside, opened 1990, no bottles yet available
*"Port Charlotte" Isle of Islay, planned opening in 2009

External links

*http://www.scotlandwhisky.com/distilleries (Details of distilleries open to the public)
*http://www.dcs.ed.ac.uk/home/jhb/whisky/pronounc.html (pronunciation, incl. audio, of distilleries)
*http://www.maltwhiskydistilleries.com/ (information about Pernod Ricard's Speyside distilleries)
*http://www.whisky-online.net/ (Single Malt Whisky Website: distillery info, nosing/tasting notes, bottle shots,...)


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