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Scapa Scotch Whisky Distillery

Scapa Distillery, Orkney

Scapa Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsPernod Ricard
Location Orkney
Water source Lingro Burn

Scapa Distillery History
1885 Founded by Macfarlane & Townsend
1934-36 Silent
1941 Bloch Brothers (Distillers) Ltd
1954 Acquired by Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd – now part of Allied Distillers
1959 Distillery rebuilt
1994 Mothballed
2004 Distillery re-furbished and restored

Scapa Distillery Comments
Scapa flow, the distillery’s location, was the final resting place for some of the German fleet scuttled there at the end of WWI.
The distillery has a Lomond still.
Was owned for a while by the owners of Glen Scotia distillery.
Misses out to Highland Park on being the most northerly distillery by ½ mile.

Scapa Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsScapa 10 Year Old
Scapa 12 Year Old

Scapa Distillery Independent Bottlings


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