Scottish whisky distilleries Currently operating

Currently operating Scottish whisky distilleries

  • AberfeldyAberfeldy, Perth and Kinross/Highlands (Midlands)
  • Aberlour, in Charlestown-of-Aberlour, Speyside
  • Allt-á-Bhainne, Glenrinnes/Speyside, 2002 closed since 28 May 2005, still in business.
  • Ardbeg, Port Ellen/Isle of Islay
  • Ardmore, Kennethmont, Speyside
  • Arran, Lochranza/Isle of Arran
  • Auchentoshan Dalmuir/Lowlands, the only Lowland whisky distilled with Highland water from Cochna Loch
  • Auchroisk, Mulben/Highlands
  • Aultmore, Banffshire/Speyside
  • Balblair, Edderton/Northern Highlands just nine miles (14 km) from Glenmorangie
  • Balmenach, Cromdale/Speyside, on the southern border of the region
  • Balvenie, Dufftown, Speyside, founded by William Grant, owner of Glenfiddich
  • Ben Nevis, Fort William/Western Highlands
  • BenRiach, Morayshire/Speyside, back in business since 2004
  • Benrinnes, Banffshire/Speyside
  • Benromach, Speyside
  • Bladnoch near Wigtown/Lowlands, Scotland’s southern-most distillery, back in business as of 2000
  • Blair Athol, Pitlochry, Perthshire/Highlands, not to be confused with place and castle BlairAtholl Castle, about five miles (8 km) north of Pitlochry
  • Bowmore, Isle of Islay, founded 1779, oldest Scottish distillery
  • Brackla, Nairn/Speyside, also “Royal Brackla”
  • Bruichladdich, Isle of Islay, once again privately-owned; pronounced (orig. Islay): Bruch-lat-tich (also: Bruch-lade-di(ch))
  • Bunnahabhain, Port Askaig/Isle of Islay, pronounced Buh-na-haa-venn
  • Cardhu, Knockando/Speyside, most important division of Johnnie Walker Blends
  • Caol Ila, Port Askaig/Isle of Islay
  • Clynelish, Brora/Northern Highlands, built across from the now-dormant Brora
  • Cragganmore, Speyside, on the Ballindalloch
  • Craigellachie, Speyside
  • Dailuaine, Aberlour/Speyside, important division of Johnnie Walker Blends
  • Dalmore, Alness/Northern Highlands
  • Dalwhinnie, Dalwhinnie/Highlands
  • Deanston, Doune/Highlands
  • Drumguish, Kingussie/Speyside
  • Dufftown, Banffshire/Speyside
  • Edradour, Pitlochry/Highlands, Scotland’s smallest distillery
  • Fettercairn, Laurencekirk/Highlands
  • Glenallachie, Banffshire/Speyside
  • Glenburgie, Morayshire/Speyside
  • Glendronach, Aberdeenshire/Speyside, since 14 May 2002 back in business after a seven year lull
  • Glendullan, Banffshire/Speyside
  • Glen Elgin, Morayshire/Speyside
  • Glen Grant, Rothes/Speyside
  • Glenfarclas, Ballindollach/Speyside, at the foot of Ben Rinnes
  • Glenfiddich, Dufftown/Speyside
  • Glen Garioch, Oldmeldrum/Highlands, pronounced Glen-gih-ri
  • Glenglassaugh, Portsoy, Speyside, re-opened 2008
  • Glengoyne Dumgoyne/Highlands, twelve miles (19 km) from Glasgow, right on the Highland Line
  • Glen Keith, Keith/Speyside
  • GlenkinchiePencaitland/Lowlands
  • The Glenlivet, Ballindalloch/Speyside, in the moorlands of Minmore
  • Glenlossie, Elgin/Speyside
  • Glenmorangie, Tain/Northern Highlands
  • Glen Moray, Elgin/Speyside
  • Glen Ord, Muir of Ord/Northern Highlands, formally Ord and Glenordie
  • Glenrothes, Rothes/Speyside
  • Glen Scotia, Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre
  • Glen Spey, Speyside
  • Glentauchers Keith/Speyside
  • Glenturret north of Crieff/Highlands, on the banks of the Turret
  • Highland ParkKirkwall/Isles of Orkney
  • Inchgower, Buckie/Speyside
  • Isle of Jura, Jura/Isle of Jura
  • Kilchoman, Kilchoman/Islay
  • Knockando, Knockando/Speyside
  • Knockdhu, in Huntly/Speyside, the 12-year malt is called An Cnoc
  • Lagavulin, Port Ellen/Isle of Islay
  • Laphroaig, Port Ellen/Isle of Islay (pronounced (orig. Islay)): La-frúe , but also La-fraig
  • Linkwood, south of Elgin/Speyside
  • Loch Lomond, Alexandria/Highlands
  • Lochnagar Ballater/Highlands also Royal Lochnagar
  • Longmorn, between Rothes and Elgin/Speyside
  • The Macallan, Craigellachie/Speyside, known as the best in Speysides
  • Macduff, Banff/Speyside
  • Mannochmore, Elgin/Speyside, also sold as “Loch Dhu”
  • Miltonduff, Elign/Speyside
  • Mortlach, Keith/Speyside
  • Oban, Oban/Western Highlands
  • Port Charlotte, Port Charlotte/Islay
  • Pulteney Wick/Northern Highlands, northernmost distillery on the Scottish Festland
  • ScapaKirkwall, Isles of Orkney
  • Speyburn, Rothes/Highlands
  • The Speyside, Speyside
  • Springbank, in Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre
  • Strathisla, Keith/Speyside oldest distillery in Speyside still in operation, since 1786, also called the most beautiful one by some
  • Strathmill, Speyside
  • Talisker, Carbost/Isle of Skye.
  • Teaninich, Alness/Highlands
  • Tobermory, Isle of Mull, the “smoky” version from Tobermory is called Ledaig
  • Tomatin, Tomatin/Speyside
  • Tomintoul, Ballindalloch/Speyside
  • Tormore, Grantown N Spey/Speyside
  • Tullibardine, Blackford/Highlands, after 8 years in respite, back in operation in 2003
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