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Clynelish Scotch Whisky Distillery

Clynelish Distillery, Brora, Sutherland KW9 6LB
Tel: +44 (0)1408 623000

Clynelish Distillery General Information
Current Owners click text for detailsDiageo
Location Highlands
Water source The Clynemilton Burn.
Stills 3 x wash stills and 3 x spirit stills.
Capacity per year 4,700,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Clynelish Distillery History
1819 Founded by Marquis of Stafford
1828 James Harper
1846 George Lawson
1878 George Lawson & Sons
1896 James Ainslie & Co. Reconstructed.
1912 Clynelish Distillery Co Ltd (Distiller Company Ltd (DCL) and John Risk)
1916 John Walker & Sons Ltd acquired a stake
1930 Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD)
1931-39 Silent
1969 New Clynelish distillery (Built by SMD) opened and the original distillery renamed Brora
1983 Old Brora Distillery closed.
2002 A 14yo is released.
2006 A Distiller's Edition finished in Oloroso casks is released.

Clynelish Distillery Comments
Original Clynelish silent until 1975, then re opened under new name - Brora -

Clynelish Distillery Bottlings
click text for detailsClynelish 14 Years Old
Clynelish Distillers Edition
Clynelish Cask Strength Distillery only bottling
Brora 30 year old released in 2009
Brora 30 year old released in 2010

Clynelish Distillery Independent Bottlings

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Clynelish Distillery Visitor Centre Information
Contact +44 (0)1408 623000
January - March Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm
Tours: 11am and 2pm
April - May Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm
Tours: 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 4pm
June - September Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
Tours: Throughout the day, last tour 4pm
October Monday - Friday: 10am - 4pm
Tours: 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 4pm
November - December Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm
Tours: 11am and 2pm
Admission charge £6.00
Notes Children under 8 years are welcome but are not admitted to the production areas.
Location On the A9 in the popular holiday town of Brora.

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