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Braeval Scotch Whisky Distillery

Braeval Distillery, Chapeltown, Banffshire AB5 9JS
Tel: +44 (0)1807 590799

Braeval Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsPernod Ricard
Location Speyside
Water source Preenie and Kate’s wells
Stills 2 x wash stills and 4 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 4,200,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing


Braeval Distillery History
1973-74 Built by Chivas Bros Ltd (Seagram Co Ltd)
1975 Two extra stills added to make a total of 5
1978 A sixth still installed
2002 Mothballed
2008 Re-opened by Pernod Ricard

Braeval Distillery Comments
Originally called "Braes of Glenlivet", but changed to Braeval to avoid confusion with sister distillery Glenlivet.
Distillery built to contribute to the Chivas Regal blend.
Scotland’s highest distillery

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