The Thistle Pub

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Whiskies distillers

The Island has only one road, one distillery and the island's pub has some of the best views of any pub we've ever been sober enough to see out of! ...

The Jack Daniel Distillery – the oldest registered distillery in the U.S. – is where it all happens. It's where Mr. Jack first crafted the recipe for Old No. 7...

Blended Irish Whiskey Hugely popular Irish blend, renowned for its affinity with cola. A useful springboard into the fascinating world of Irish whiskey...

This is not, perhaps, a malt for beginners. There are four relatively small, fat stills and according to the owners this spirit "receives the slowest distillation of any Islay malt - around five hours ...

The Johnstons started farming at Laphroaig around 1800, and soon after messers Charles and Willie Doig were asked to do some 'work on a distillery' at Laphroaig...

Longmorn was founded by a partnership of local businessmen in 1894. The distillery is situated between the Rothes Glen and Elgin, right next door to Benraich distillery...

Originally called Elchies Distillery and then renamed Macallan after the church that the distillery was rebuilt on in 1892...

When the T.W. Samuels family of distilling sold their distillery and their trademarks in the 1950s, Bill Samuels Sr. searched for a small distillery to purchase and continue the trade on a smaller scale...

The distillery was first licensed in 1824, and is situated 3 miles from Elgin close to Pluscarden Abbey. At one time the Benedictine monks of the Abbey are said to have made the finest ale in Scotland...

Mortlach was the first of Dufftown's seven distilleries when it was established in 1823. The distillery has always been held in high regard and is locally thought on as one of the very best Speyside whiskies...

The Oban distillery is right in the heart of Oban overlooking the harbour. It is very unusual to find a distillery in a town centre, but it predates the town of Oban. Going back much further...

Founded in 1826 by James Henderson at the height of Wick's celebrated herring boom, the Pulteney Distillery is the most northerly on the British mainland...

It seems unthinkable that Port Ellen should be closed, with Islay whiskies as popular as they are now. Still, it is and will not reopen in its current form so it is looking like a hot tip to collect...

Situated on the banks of the Forth-Clyde Canal between Edinburgh and Glasgow lies Rosebank distillery. The present distillery dates back to 1840...

Founded in 1812, on the outskirts of the delightful town of Nairn on the Moray coast. Royal Brackla was the first distillery to be given a royal warrant in 1835...

Royal Lochnagar is found near the village of Crathie, very close to Balmoral, the Royal family's Scottish country residence. Established 1845...

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