Whisky Distilleries

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Macduff is one of the newer distilleries in Speyside, having been founded in 1958. Morty Dyke, George Crawford, James Stirret, and Brodie Hepburn founded the distillery. Together, they formed Macduff Distilleries Ltd. Construction of the distillery was...
Glencadam is the only active distillery in the town of Angus. The Barry Burn, which runs off of The Moorans Mountains, provides the water used in the production of Glencandam. Read more about it below.
The Blair Athol distillery is very old. It was founded back in 1798 by John Stewart and Robert Robertson under the name of 'Aldour distillery' it was not very successful and soon had to close. Read more about it below.↓
The founding of Royal Lochnagar’s was a tumultuous affair. It was a pretty rough time in the Highlands. In 1823, James Robertson founded and constructed a distillery close to the modern-day site.
Fettercairn is one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland. It was founded in 1824 by Sir Alexander Ramsay, the owner of the estate on which the distillery is located. Read more about it below.↓
Glenturret is one of the oldest still producing distillery there is in Scotland. Its history traces back to some smugglers in 1775. Sometimes it is called the Disney of whisky, as the visitor centre is so nice and well made.
The original Wolfburn Distillery was founded just to the west of Thurso by William Smith in 1821. In its day it was one of the largest distilleries in Scotland, producing, according to HMRC records, 28,056 “gallons of proof spirit” in a single year....
Thomas Mackenzie founded Glen Ord distillery in 1838. Clan MacKenzie has featured heavily in the history and development of the Glen Ord distillery. The distillery lies in the Muir of Ord in the Norther Highlands.
Royal Brackla is called Royal Brackla for a reason. Captain William Fraser of Brackla House on the estate of Cawdor Castle originally founded the distillery in 1812. The distillery started distilling that same year.
Invergordon is a fairly new distillery, having only been founded in 1960, with the intention of being a large-scale grain whisky production. Invergordon Distillers Ltd established the distillery, and it began with only one tall column still. In 1963, two...
The distillery was founded under the Name Clynelish by the Duke of Sutherland in 1819. Read more about it below.↓
Glen Mhor operated for less than a century, being founded in 1892 and closing in 1983. The distillery was located directly at the Caledonian Canal in Inverness, in the Scottish North Highlands.
A gentleman whose name is only recorded as ‘Mr Welsh’ founded Millburn in 1807. Following the founding of the distillery, it operated (illegally) under the name of ‘Inverness Distillery’ for the first few years of its existence.
Glen Albyn is a now-demolished distillery that sat at the Caledonian Canal which runs through Loch Ness.