Aberfeldy Distillery

Visiting Scotch Whisky Distilleries: Dewar’s World of Whsiky – Aberfeldy (Highlands)

If we follow the ‘world’ analogy, then visiting Dewar’s World of Whisky is like ignoring Europe while briefly looking at one highlight on every other continent. That is not to say that the Aberfeldy Distillery is not worth a visit, but being advertised as it is, you would perhaps expect a little bit more than what you get. Entering the visitor centre, you are greeted by … Continue reading Visiting Scotch Whisky Distilleries: Dewar’s World of Whsiky – Aberfeldy (Highlands)

Warehouse, Deanston Distillery

Pic of the Month: Warehouseman handling casks, Deanston Distillery

Inside the former spinning room, now bonded warehouse, Deanston Distillery (Image Copyright Johann Brandstaetter, for terms image use please click here) The Deanston Distillery near Doune in Stirlingshire is unique in more than one way. First and foremost, I does not look like any other distillery in Scotland because it is housed in a converted cotton mill. Deanston also continues to generate its own power, … Continue reading Pic of the Month: Warehouseman handling casks, Deanston Distillery

Ex-Bourbon barrels, Coleburn Distillery

Whisky, that was – Coleburn Distillery

Founded in 1897, during the boom years of the late Victorian age, the Coleburn Distillery quietly produced a largely unremarkable malt whisky until the mid-1980s. (All images Copyright Johann Brandstaetter, for terms image use please click here) Almost all the output went into blended whiskies and it is quite rare to find a Coleburn bottled as single malt (for example in Gordon & Macphail’s Connoisseurs … Continue reading Whisky, that was – Coleburn Distillery