Distillery sits on the outskirts of the Royal Burgh
and ancient market town of Forres. Here whisky was
first made in the final year of the 19th Century.
imposing distillery lay silent and empty for a number
of years. Now it has been transformed and revived
by Gordon & MacPhail.
Established by F.W. Brickman (Spirit broker from Leith)
and Duncan McCallum (Glen Nevis distillery).
after WW1 by Benromach Distillery Ltd.
for the next 6 years.
to Train & McIntyre (part of Associated Scottish
Distiller Company Ltd (DCL)
acquire Train & McIntyre and control of Benromach
passes to Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD).
and production equipment dismantled.
by Gordon & MacPhail.
stills commissioned and installed.
15th - Official re-opening of Benromach Distillery
by HRH The Prince of Wales.
whisky Centre opens.
mash tun, the burnished copper stills and the spirit
safe where the distiller's craft creates the unique
qualities of the single malt. Learn the meaning of
the mystical names - so much part of the heritage
of Scotch Whisky.
and enjoy a dram of the award-winning Benromach Single
Malt in the Drier House, now our Malt Whisky Centre.
section Winner at the 1999 Food from Scotland Excellence
Award (Royal Highland Show).
Medal at the 1999 International Wine & Spirit
Medal at the 1999 International Spirit Challenge.
the different types of whiskies produced in the Highlands,
Lowlands, Islay and the Islands and of course here
in Speyside, where the majority of single malt whisky
distilleries are to be found.
very warm welcome awaits you at Benromach Distillery
& Malt Whisky Centre
Distillery & Malt Whisky Centre Information
Tourist Board Four Star Visitor Attraction and
member of The Malt Whisky Trail
+44 (0)1309 675968
10.00am-4.00pm (excluding Christmas and New Year period)
(last tour 3.00pm)
9.30am-5.00pm (last tour 4.00pm)
open on Sundays in June, July and August
noon-4.00pm (last tour 3.00pm)
(18 years and over) £3.00 (redeemable in the
distillery against the purchase of a 70cl. bottle
of malt whisky).
Groups of 12 and over welcome-please phone in advance.
Disabled access to Malt Whisky Centre only.
Benromach Distillery and Malt Whisky centre are
part of the Malt Whisky Trail and have a four star
visitor attraction grading from the Scottish Tourist
Distillery with its distinctive near 100ft red brick
chimney rising above neat white buildings, is 500yds
on the north side of the Forres by-pass (Aberdeen-Inverness
A96 road). Leave by-pass at the sign marked "Waterford",
then follow road over level-crossing.