Clynelish Whisky Distillery
Located on the A9 in the popular holiday town of Brora Clynelish Whisky Distillery offers commanding views of the North Sea.
Telephone :01408 623014/623000
Fax :01408 623004
Owning Company :United Distillers
Production Status :Operational
Established :1819, new distillery built 1967
Source :Clynemilton Burn
Age when bottled :14 yrs
No. of Wash Stills :6
No. of Spirit Stills :6
Visitors per annum :12000
Nose : Quite peaty for a Northern malt
Taste : Rich, pleasant with a slightly dry finish - lots of character
Comments : Good after-dinner malt. Popular amongst the connoisseurs.
Description : Clynelish (pronounced OClyn-leesh') Distillery was built in 1819 by the Marquis of Stafford, later to become Duke of Sutherland, whose castle at Dunrobin is open to the public. The distillery used locally grown grain and was fired by coal from a nearby mine.
Directions :On A9, 1 mile NW of Brora, Clynelish, Sutherland.
Opening Hours :Open Mar-Oct, Mon-Fri 9.30-16.00; Nov-Feb Mon-Thu 9.30-16.30; last tour 16.00; or by appt.