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Bunnahabhain Scotch Whisky Distillery

Bunnahabhain Distillery, Port Askaig, Isle of Islay PA46 7RR
Tel: +44 (0)1496 840646

Bunnahabhain Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsBurn Stewart Distillers (Distell Group Ltd)
Location Islay
Water source River Margadale.
Stills 2 x wash stills and 2 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 2,500,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Bunnahabhain Distillery History
1881 Distillery established.
1887 Merged with W. Grant & Co (Glenrothes) to create the Highland Distilleries Co Ltd.
1930 Distillery closed
1937 Distillery reopened
1963 Distillery expanded and a second pair of stills added.
1982 Distillery closed
1984 Distillery reopens
1999 Edrington Group took over and mothballed the distillery apart from a few weeks of production per year
2003 The distillery was sold to Burn Stewart

Bunnahabhain Distillery Comments
Bunnahabhain means "Mouth of the river" in Gaelic.
Contributor to Famous Grouse and Black Bottle blended Scotch Whisky.

Bunnahabhain Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsBunnahabhain 12 Year Old
Bunnahabhain 1968 Vintage Reserve – The Family Silver

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Bunnahabhain Distillery Visitor Centre Information
Contact +44 (0)1496 840646
All year Mon-Fri 10.00am-4.00pm
Admission charge unknown
Comments All visits by arrangement in advance.


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