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Aberfeldy Scotch Whisky Distillery

Aberfeldy Distillery, Aberlfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2EB
Tel: +44 (0)1887 822010

Aberfeldy Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsJohn Dewar & Sons Ltd (Bacardi)
Location Highland
Water source The Pitilie Burn
Stills 2 x wash stills and 2 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 2,100,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Aberfeldy Distillery History
1896 Built by John Dewar & Sons Ltd
1898 Distillery opened
1917-19 Closed
1925 Distiller Company Ltd (DCL)
1930 Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD)
1972 Distillery reconstructed with 2 pairs of stills
1998 Purchased from Diageo plc by Bacardi Ltd
2000 “Dewars World of Whisky” visitor centre opened

Aberfeldy Distillery Comments
Apparently, one of the founders of Aberfeldy "Tommy Dewar" was the 3rd person in Britain to buy a car.
Major contributor to Dewar's blend.
The site is close to a colony of rare red squirrels.

Aberfeldy Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsAberfeldy 15 year 43%
Aberfeldy 1980, 62%. Bottled in 1997.(limited bottling)

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Aberfeldy Distillery Visitor Centre Information
Contact +44 (0)1887 822010
From Edinburgh
Leaving Edinburgh, cross the Forth Road Bridge. Join the M90 motorway and then the A9 Perth-to-Inverness trunk road. Leave the A9 at Ballinluig and follow the A827 alongside the River Tay to Aberfeldy. Dewar's World of Whisky is on your left, just before you get into the town.
From Glasgow
Leave Glasgow on the M80 (A80) signposted for Stirling. At Junction 9, join the M9 and then the A9 northbound. Stay on the A9 to Ballinluig. Follow the A827 along the River Tay to Aberfeldy. "Dewar's World of Whisky" is on your left, before you enter the town.
OPENING TIMES (last admission one hour prior to closing)
Winter (1st November - 31st March)
From 1st November until 31st March, DEWAR'S World of Whisky is open Monday to Saturday from 10AM until
Summer (1st April - 31st October)
Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 12 noon to 4pm
Silent Season
The month of October/November is usually our annual maintenance period. Traditionally known as the 'Silent Season', during this time the distillery tour may be unavailable, however the Brand Centre, Brand Store and coffee shop will remain open. Please call if you require further advice.
Admission charges Standard Tour: Includes heritage exhibition, distillery tour, whisky tasting (adults only!).
Adults £6.50
OAP, Concessions £4.50
Under 18s £4.00 (7 and under free.)
Family Ticket £18.00 (2 adults and 2 under 18s)
Deluxe Tour £18
As above, with enhanced whisky tasting and complimentary nosing glass.
Signature Tour £30
Our premium whisky experience. Taste the Aberfeldy Highland Single Malt direct from the cask - and savour Dewar’s Signature, one of the world’s most exclusive whiskies.
Group Tours (12 or more)
Please contact the Brand Centre to discuss your personal group requirement. Group discount for parties of 12 or more are available with advance reservation. Please call at least 24 hours ahead of time.

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