Ardbeg Kelpie

Ardbeg is probably one of the most loved or hated distilleries on Islay, founded back in 1815 by John Macdougall, who sold it for the sum of £1800 in 1838 to Glasgow spirit merchant Thomas Buchanan.. In 1887 the distillery is recorded as producing 250,000 gallons ( 1.1 million litres) of spirit per year which…

ARDBEG LAUNCHES KELPIE TO CELEBRATE ARDBEG DAY

PRESS RELEASE..   ARDBEG LAUNCHES KELPIE TO CELEBRATE ARDBEG DAY Ardbeg is set to bring Islay’s Festival of Music and Malt to a close on Ardbeg Day, the global celebration of the single malt’s untamed spirit. Ardbeg Day falls on Saturday, 3rd June 2017. This year, in homage to the sea that surrounds the Distillery’s…

Ardbeg

Owner.. Glenmorangie co. (Moët hennessay) Founded.. 1815. Region.. Islay. Capacity.. 1 300 000 litres. Tel.. 01496 302244 Web.. http://www.ardbeg.com Visitor centre. Tours. To feel the true spirit of Ardbeg, visit the Distillery. Stand on the grassy mound that rises between the buildings and the sea. The sight of the pagoda roofs crowning white-washed walls before…