Glenburgie distillery, established in 1810, was originally known as Kinflat. It is located near Forress, the town is famous as the location of Knock Hill where Macbeth is said to have met 'the weird sisters'.
Telephone :01343 850258
Fax :01343 850480
Owning Company :Allied Distillers Ltd.
Production Status :Operational
Source :Local springs
Age when bottled :8 y.o., 1960/66/68/67/84
No. of Wash Stills :2
No. of Spirit Stills :2
Cask Woods :Mainly ex-bourbon barrels
Visitors per annum :100
Tasting Notes :1968, 40%
Nose :A fragrant, herbal aroma
Taste :A light, delicate, aromatic flavour with a pleasant finish
Comments :A good pre-dinner malt, but only from the independent bottlers.
Description :Set in a very attractive landscaped location, Glenburgie Distillery, first established in 1810, was replaced towards the end of the 19th century by William Paul, and uses water from local springs. The distillery was closed between 1927 and 1935, but was reopened and is now run by Allied Distillers. Output from the distillery is used in Ballantine's blended whisky, and the Glenburgie Eight-Year-Old Single Malt which is a light, slightly dry whisky. Tours of the distillery are available but only by previous arrangement.
Directions :Off A96, 3.5 miles E of Forres, Glenburgie, Moray.
Opening Hours :By appt only.