Bowmore Distillery – Islay’s Oldest Licensed Distillery
​Bowmore Distillery is Islay's oldest licensed distillery (1816) however, it was established around 1779, which also makes it one of[...]
Kilchoman Distillery – Islay’s Only Farm Distillery
​Opened in 2005, ​Kilchoman Distillery was the first distillery to be built on Islay since B​unnahabhain ​in 1883. As a[...]
Caol Ila Distillery – Built For Blending
​Caol Ila Distillery is the largest producer of whisky on Islay, capable of ​distilling around 6.5 million litres of whisky[...]
Ardbeg Distillery – Medicinal Whisky At Its Finest
​Ardbeg Distillery is a small but mighty institution on the south-east coastline of the Isle of Islay, Scotland. Silent for[...]
Laphroaig Distillery – Opinions Welcome
​Laphroaig Distillery is one of few distilleries in Scotland who still malt some of their barley on site, and even[...]
Lagavulin Distillery – Offerman Approved
​Two and a half miles past the town of Port Ellen, nestled in the stony heather-covered hills, you'll discover one[...]
8 Of The Best Distillery Tours Near Edinburgh
If you’re a whisky (or gin!) lover and travelling to Edinburgh, then it’s in your interest to know the best[...]
Scotland Whisky Distillery Map
​I created this map to help ​you plan your distillery trips in Scotland. The abundance of distilleries in Scotland is[...]
5 Of The Best Distillery Tours Near Glasgow
​If you’re a whisky lover and travelling to Glasgow, then it’s in your interest to know the best distillery tours[...]
Glenfarclas Distillery – Grant Family Owned Since 1865
Glenfarclas Distillery HistoryGlenfarclas Distillery lies in the Glenlivet/Speyside region of Scotland at the foot of Benrinnes. Glenfarclas (which means ‘glen of[...]
Blair Athol Distillery – Home of Bell’s Blended Scotch
Bell's Blair Athol Distillery HistoryBlair Athol Distillery is one of the oldest legal distilling sites in Scotland. The distillery was[...]
Edradour Distillery – Almost The Smallest
Poor little Edradour Distillery. For years they positioned themselves as ‘the smallest’ in Scotland, and while they are still very[...]
Royal Lochnagar Distillery – The Queen’s Own
Royal Lochnagar HistoryWhisky distilling was once an essential part of farming life in Scotland and Ireland. Not only was the[...]
Glen Ord Distillery – Last Bastion of The Black Isle
Glen Ord Distillery HistoryGlen Ord is one of few distilleries remaining in the region known as The Black Isle, in[...]
Dalmore Distillery – The Mackenzies & The Stag
History of The Dalmore DistilleryIn 1839 The Dalmore Distillery was established by Alexander Matheson, a partner in the Hong Kong[...]
Clynelish Brora Distillery – Heart of the Highland Clearances
Clynelish Brora Distillery HistoryIn 1819 Clynelish Brora Distillery was established by George Granville Leveson-Gower, then Marquess of Stafford and his[...]
Talisker Distillery – The King O’ Drinks
Talisker Distillery Est. 1830, Isle of Skye, ScotlandTalisker Distillery HistoryHugh and Kenneth MacAskill founded Talisker Distillery in 1830. They took[...]
Islay Scotland – The Whisky Isle
Port Charlotte, Islay and Loch IndaalIslay Whisky Distilleries​Ardbeg Distillery​Ardnahoe Distillery​Bowmore Distillery​Bruichladdich Distillery​Bunnahabhain Distillery​Caol Ila Distillery​Kilchoman Distillery​Lagavulin Distillery​​​Laphroaig DistilleryIslay Whisky Island[...]
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