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Whiskies distillers

John Dewar & Sons the Perth based Blenders built the Distillery in 1896 & it opened in 1898. It takes it's name from the small Town on which it sits at the edge of, Aberfeldy....

The original Aberlour distillery was built by James Gordon and Peter Weir in 1826. James Fleming founded a new distillery in 1879...

John MacDougall founded Ardbeg distillery in 1815, on a favoured landing spot for smugglers and illicit distillers through out the 18th century..

The island of Arran was once famous for its whisky, however for over 150 years there was no legal distillery...

For such a light whisky, there have been many older expressions that have aged remarkably well, so look out for those...

Balblair is situated just to the north of Glenmorangie, near the village of Edderton in Ross-shire. It is one of the oldest distilleries still in existence...

Right next door to its sister distillery Glenfiddich, and owned by the Grant family which founded both distilleries...

The distillery at the foot of Britain's highest mountain of the same name (surely some coincidence?) was founded in 1825 ...

Michael Jackson describes it as cookie-like! Certainly a sweet, easy-going Speysider although there are heavily peated exceptions. ..

Benromach celebrated their centenary in 1998 by being officially reopened by Prince Charles. ..

A rich, dark, blend from the world's oldest licensed distillery...

It is not unknown for the Irish to distil whisky in Scotland. It is widely accepted that the practice of distilling whisky was brought to Scotland across the Irish Sea. ..

Located in the town of the same name, on the shores of Loch Indaal, the Bowmore distillery was awarded 'The Distiller of the Year Award' ...

Brora is the original distillery in the town of the same name and used to be called Clynelish,..

Pronounced "brook-laddie," Bruichladdich sits close to Port Charlotte on Islay. ..

Built in 1881 in an otherwise desolate area of Islay, the small village of Bunnahabhain ...

Blended Irish Whiskey Grain whiskey reserved for Bushmills

The stills at Caol Ila look out over a spectacular view across the Sound of Islay to the Paps of Jura, undoubtedly one of the finest views from any distillery...

Cardhu, which means 'black rock', is situated at Knockando on the Craigellachie to Grantown road, very much in the heart of Speyside. ..

Located in the golfing town of Brora in the far north east of Scotland, the present Clynelish distillery has operated since 1968...

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