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Blair Athol Scotch Whisky Distillery

Blair Athol Distillery, Pitlochry, Perthshire PH16 5LY
Tel: +44 (0)1796 482003

Blair Athol Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsDiageo
Location Highland
Water source Allt Dour Burn.
Stills 2 x wash stills and 2 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 2,300,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Blair Athol Distillery History
1798 Early references to Blair Athol Distillery.
1825 Resurrected by John Robertson.
1860 Elizabeth Conacher took over
1882 Sold to P. McKenzie & Co and extended.
1932 Closed
1933 Purchased by Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd, but not reopened for some years.
1949 Production recommences after renovation.
1973 Stills increased from 2 to 4.
1949 Production recommences after renovation.
1985 Guiness Group buys Arthur Bells & Sons.
1987 Visitor Centre Built.
2010 A distillery exclusive bottling launched.

Blair Athol Distillery Comments
Major contributor to Bell’s blends.  

Blair Athol Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsBlair Athol 12 years (Flora & Fauna series)
Blair Athol 1981 (bottled in 1997) Cask Strength

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Blair Athol Distillery Visitor Centre
Contact +44 (0)1796 482003 / fax +44 (0)1796 482001
January to Easter Mon – Fri 10.00am - 4.00pm
Easter to October Mon – Sat 9.30am-5.00pm
July & August only Open until 5.30pm
June – October Also Sunday 10.00am-5.00pm
November and December Mon – Fri 10.00am-4.00pm
2011 Festive Period Monday 19th to Thursday 22nd December
Shop opening hours from 10.00am-4.00pm
For tours at the following times-
Last Tour: 1 hour before closing
Tour Charge: Adult £5.00

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