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Edradour Scotch Whisky Distillery

Edradour Distillery, Pitlochry, Perthshire PH16 5JP
Tel: +44 (0)1796 472095

Edradour Distillery General Information
Current Owners Signatory
Location Highlands
Water source A Spring on Ben Vrackie.
Stills 1 x wash still and 1 x spirit still
Capacity per year 135,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Edradour Distillery History
1825 Founded by a cooperative of farmers from Edradour
1837 Existing distillery supposedly founded
1841 Cooperative became "John McGlashan and Company". 
1886 Purchased by William Whiteley & Co Ltd (J.G Turney & Sons, USA)
1947 Electricity installed
1982 Purchased by Campbell Distillers (Pernod Ricard) and visitor centre built
1986 Bottled as a single malt for first time
2002 Purchased by Andrew Symington of Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky

Edradour Distillery Comments
The name Edradour is thought to derive from the Gaelic "Edred dobhar" = "the stream of King Edred".
Last of the original farm distilleries in Perthshire
Still use Morton Refrigerator, last remaining in use in this industry
Smallest distillery in Scotland.

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Edradour Distillery Visitor Centre Information
Contact +44 (0)1796 472095
April-October Mon-Sat 9:30am-5.00pm
Sun 12noon-5:00pm
November-March Shop only Mon-Sat 10:00pm-4:00pm
Comments Groups over 14 by arrangement in advance.

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