Scottish operating distilleries by region

Currently operating distilleries by region

Campbeltown

  • Glen Scotia, Mull of Kintyre
  • Springbank, Mull of Kintyre

[edit]Highland

  • AberfeldyAberfeldy, Perth and Kinross (Midlands)
  • Auchroisk, Mulben
  • Balblair, Edderton/Northern Highlands just nine miles (14 km) from Glenmorangie
  • Ben Nevis, Fort William/Western Highlands
  • Blair Athol, Pitlochry, Perthshire, not to be confused with place and castle Blair AthollCastle, about five miles (8 km) north of Pitlochry
  • Clynelish, Brora/Northern Highlands, built across from the now-dormant Brora
  • Dalmore, Alness/Northern Highlands
  • Dalwhinnie, Dalwhinnie
  • Deanston, Doune
  • Edradour, Pitlochry, Scotland’s smallest distillery
  • Fettercairn, Laurencekirk
  • Glencadam, Brechin
  • Glen Garioch, Oldmeldrum, pronounced Glen-gih-ri
  • Glengoyne Dumgoyne, twelve miles (19 km) from Glasgow, right on the Highland Line
  • Glenmorangie, Tain/Northern Highlands
  • Glen Ord, Muir of Ord/Northern Highlands, formally Ord and Glenordie
  • Glenturret north of Crieff, on the coast of Turret
  • Loch Lomond, Alexandria
  • Lochnagar Ballater also Royal Lochnagar
  • Oban, Oban/Western Highlands
  • Pulteney Wick/Northern Highlands, northernmost distillery on the Scottish Festland
  • Speyburn
  • Teaninich, Alness
  • Tullibardine, Blackford, after 8 years in respite, back in operation in 2003

[edit]Islands (except Islay)

[edit]Islay

[edit]Lowland

  • Auchentoshan Dalmuir, the only Lowland whisky distilled with Highland water from Cochna Loch
  • Bladnoch near Wigtown, Scotland’s southern-most distillery, back in business as of 2000
  • GlenkinchiePencaitland

[edit]Speyside

  • Aberlour, in Charlestown-of-Aberlour
  • Allt-á-Bhainne, Glenrinnes, 2002 closed since 28 May 2005, still in business.
  • Ardmore, Kennethmont,
  • Aultmore, Banffshire
  • Balmenach, Cromdale, on the southern border of the region
  • Balvenie, Dufftown, founded by William Grant, owner of Glenfiddich
  • BenRiach, Morayshire, back in business since 2004
  • Benrinnes, Banffshire
  • Benromach
  • Brackla, Nairn, also “Royal Brackla”
  • Cardhu, Knockando, most important division of Johnnie Walker Blends
  • Cragganmore, on the Ballindalloch
  • Craigellachie
  • Dailuaine, Aberlour, important division of Johnnie Walker Blends
  • Drumguish, Kingussie
  • Dufftown, Banffshire
  • Glenallachie, Banffshire
  • Glenburgie, Morayshire
  • Glendronach, Aberdeenshire, since 14 May 2002 back in business after a seven year lull
  • Glendullan, Banffshire
  • Glen Elgin, Morayshire
  • Glen Grant, Rothes
  • Glenfarclas, Ballindollach, at the foot of Ben Rinnes
  • Glenfiddich, Dufftown
  • Glenglassaugh, Portsoy, re-opened 2008
  • Glen Keith, Keith
  • The Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, in the moorlands of Minmore
  • Glenlossie, Elgin
  • Glen Moray, Elgin
  • Glenrothes, Rothes
  • Glen Spey, Rothes
  • Glentauchers Keith
  • Inchgower, Buckie
  • Knockando, Knockando
  • Knockdhu, in Huntly, the 12-year malt is called An Cnoc
  • Linkwood, south of Elgin
  • Longmorn, between Rothes and Elgin
  • The Macallan, Craigellachie, known as the best in Speysides
  • Macduff, Banff
  • Mannochmore, Elgin, also sold as “Loch Dhu”
  • Miltonduff, Elgin
  • Mortlach, Dufftown
  • The Speyside
  • Strathisla, Keith, oldest distillery in Speyside still in operation, since 1786, also called the most beautiful one by some
  • Strathmill
  • Tomatin, Tomatin
  • Tomintoul, Ballindalloch
  • Tormore, Grantown N Spey
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