Benriach

Owner..Brown -Foreman Founded.. 1897. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 2 800 000 litres. Tel.. 01343 862888 Web.. http://www.benriachdistillery.co.uk Tours by appointment only. The BenRiach Distillery was established by John Duff in 1898, close to the Longmorn Distillery which was also owned by Duff.  The distilleries were joined by a private railroad, with a private steam locomotive to…

Benromach

Owner.. Gordon & macphail Founded.. 1898. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 500 000 litres. Tel.. 01309 675968 Web.. http://www.benromach.com Visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own. At BENROMACH, we handcraft our whisky and make it slowly, the time-honoured way. It’s why our 10 Year Old is brimming with gorgeous classic pre-1960s Speyside character. And every drop is fine…

Bladnoch

Owner.. David Prior. Founded.. 1817. Region.. Lowlands Capacity.. 250 000 litres. Tel.. 01988 402605 Web.. http://www.bladnoch.co.uk Visitor centre. In Galloway, a collection of dark stone buildings sit perched on the River Bladnoch; the Bladnoch Distillery. With a rich history dating back to 1817, Bladnoch Distillery is one of the oldest Scotch Whisky producers in lowland…

Blair athol

Owner.. Diageo. Founded..1798. Region.. Highlands. Capacity.. 2 800 000 litres. Tel.. 01796 482003 Web.. http://www.malts.com Visitor centre. The distillery was founded in 1798 by John Steward and Robert Robertson, originally named ‘Aldour’, after the Allt Dour burn the distillery draws it water from, but closed soon after opening.  The distillery opened again and changed ownership…

Bowmore

Owner.. Morrison Bowmore.(suntory) Founded.. 1779. Region.. Islay. Capacity.. 2 000 000 litres. Tel.. 01496 810441 Web.. http://www.bowmore.com Visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own. Founded over two centuries ago in 1779, Bowmore is the first recorded distillery on Islay (pronounced ‘eye-la’) and one of the oldest in the whole of Scotland. Islay malts are renowned for…

Braeval

Owner.. Chivas brothers ltd. Founded.. 1973. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 4 000 000 litres. Tel.. 01542 783042 Web

Bruichladdich

Owner.. Remy cointreau. Founded.. 1881. Region.. Islay. Capacity.. 1 500 000 litres. Tel.. 01496 850221 Web.. http://www.bruichladdich.com Visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own [ 2 casks available] At Bruichladdich, we believe the whisky industry has been stifled by industrialisation and self-interest – huge organisations have developed that require a stable status quo to ensure that…

Bunnahabhain

Owner.. Burn Stewart distillers. Founded.. 1881. Region.. Islay. Capacity.. 2 700 000 litres Tel.. 01496 840646 Web.. http://www.bunnahabhain.com Visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own [20cl bottle, 3 casks]   To enter the Bunnahabhain distillery is to walk into a story of a seafaring adventure. You’re on-board a ship sailing ever forward in its search for…

Caol illa

Owner.. Diageo. Founded.. 1846. Region.. Islay. Capacity.. 6 500 000 litres Tel.. 01496 302760 Web.. http://www.malts.com Visitor centre. Tours. Islay’s hidden gem, nestled down at the sleepy bay of Caol Ila lies the islands biggest distillery. Like all of Islay’s distilleries Caol Ila is surrounded in some if Scotland’s most beautiful scenery. Sitting on the…

Cardhu

Owner.. Diageo. Founded.. 1824. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 3 400 000 litres Tel.. 01479 874635 Web.. http://www.discovering-distilleries.com Visitor centre. Tours.   The distillery was set up by John Cumming, who had previously been a whisky smuggler, in 1824. The distillery was sited high up on Mannoch Hill, above the River Spey due to the peat softening…

Clynelish

Owner.. Diageo. Founded.. 1967. Region.. Highlands. Capacity.. 4 800 000 litres Tel.. 01408 623003 Web.. http://www.malts.com visitor centre   Clynelish Distillery is a distillery near Brora, Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland. The distillery was built in 1968, adjacent to the original Clynelish distillery which was closed. Confusingly the original distillery was reopened in May…

Cragganmore

Owner.. Diageo. Founded.. 1869. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 2 200 000 litres. Tel.. 01479 874700 Web.. http://www.malts.com visitor centre Cragganmore distillery is situated in the village of Ballindalloch in Banffshire, Scotland. The distillery was founded in 1869 by John Smith on land leased from Sir George Macpherson-Grant. The site was chosen by Smith both for its…

Craigellachie

Owner.. John Dewar & sons. Founded.. 1891. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 4 000 000 litres. Tel.. 01340 872971 Web.. What does Craigellachie mean? It means ‘ROCKY HILL’. Because it’s a hill and it is rocky.   Even when styles changed and the other distilleries moved on, Peter Mackie dug his heels into the craggy Craigellachie rock….

Dalmore

Owner.. Whyte & Mackey ltd. Founded.. 1839. Region.. Highlands. Capacity.. 3 700 000 litres. Tel.. 01349 882362 Web.. http://www.thedalmore.com visitor centre. Tours… The legend of The Dalmore dates back to 1263, when Colin of Kintail, Chief of the clan Mackenzie, saved King Alexander III of Scotland from a charging stag. As a reward the grateful…

Dalwhinnie

Owner.. Disgeo. Founded.. 1897. Region.. Northern highlands. Capacity.. 2 200 000 litres. Tel.. 01540 673219 Web.. http://www.malts.com visitor centre. Tours…   Dalwhinnie distillery, in the Highland village of Dalwhinnie in Scotland, produces Single malt Scotch whisky classified among the Speyside Single Malts. The distillery was founded with the name of the nearby town Strathspey in…

Deanston

Owner.. Burn Stewart distillers. Founded.. 1965. Region.. Southern highlands. Capacity.. 3 000 000 litres. Tel.. 01786 843010 Web.. http://www.deanstonmalt.com   Our story begins in 1785 with the opening of the Deanston Cotton Mill – the very building that would one day become home to our fine single malt. The mill, which manufactured cotton sheets and…