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Glenfarclas Scotch Whisky Distillery

Glenfarclas Distillery,Ballindalloch, Banffshire AB37 9BD
Tel: 44 (0)1807 500257

Glenfarclas Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsJ&G Grant
Location Speyside
Water source Springs on Ben Rinnes.
Stills 3 x wash stills and 3 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 4,000,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Glenfarclas Distillery History
1836 Robert Hay
1865 John Grant

Reconstructed and modernized

1960 Number of stills increased from 2 - 4

Visitor Centre opened


Stills increased from 4-6

2007 Family Casks collection launched

Glenfarclas Distillery Comments
Stills are largest on Speyside
Under same independent family ownership since 1865
Glenfarclas means "Valley of the green grass" in Gaelic

Glenfarclas Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsGlenfarclas 10 Year Old
Glenfarclas 12 Year Old
Glenfarclas 15 Year Old
Glenfarclas 21 Year Old 
Glenfarclas 25 Year Old
Glenfarclas 30 Year Old
Glenfarclas 105 (10yo)

Glenfarclas Distillery Independent Bottlings

Glenfarclas Distillery Awards
Glenfarclas 30 Year Old -Winner of International Spirits Challenge 1996
Glenfarclas 105 - Bronze Medal International Spirits Challenge 1997
Glenfarclas 30 Years Old – Gold International Spirits Challenge 2005
Glenfarclas 105 – Best in Class IWSC 2005
Glenfarclas 12 Years Old - ‘Best Sherried’ in the Single Malt World Cup 2005
‘Distiller of the Year’ – Whisky Magazine, 2006

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Glenfarclas Distillery Visitor Centre Information
Contact +44 (0)1807 500257
Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm
Sat -
July, August and September
Only open on Sunday during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival
Admission charge Distillery tours: Adults £3.50. Under 18's Free.
Special rates for group bookings.
Tutored nosing and tasting sessions now available by appointment.
Comments Last tour leaves 90 minutes before stated closing times.
Closed during Christmas holidays.

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