The beating, pumping heart of every malt whisky distillery is the stillhouse. It does not matter whether there are only two tiny stills inside or an impressive array of huge ones, here is what we perceive as the centre of whisky production!
And it matters not that the production hinges as much on the washbacks or the mashtun as on the stills. No part of a Scotch malt whisky distillery radiates such a romantic flair as this building (or room) and the shapely copper vessels it contains.
So, let’s have a look into some of them; just click on one of the images to start the carousel…
All the distilleries whose stillhouses are shown in the gallery have a visitor centre (with the exception of Balmenach). For more details click on the links I have included below.
Aberlour Distillery (Aberlour, Morayshire)
Auchentoshan Distillery (Dalmuir, Dumbartonshire)
Balmenach Distillery (Cromdale, Morayshire)
Ben Nevis Distillery (Ft. William)
Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (Forres, Morayshire)
Deanston Distillery (Deanston, Perthshire)
Edradour Distillery (Pitlochry, Perthshire)
Glenfiddich Distillery (Dufftown, Morayshire)
Glenmorangie Distillery (Tain, Ross-shire)
Glen Moray Distillery (Elgin, Morayshire)
Strathisla Distillery (Keith, Morayshire)
Tomatin Distillery (Tomatin, Inverness-shire)
Tullibardine Distillery (Blackford, Perthshire)