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Glengyle Scotch Whisky Distillery

Glengyle Distillery, Campbelltown, Argyll PA28 6HZ
Tel: +44 (0)1586 552085

Glengyle Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsJ. & A. Mitchell
Location Campbeltown
Water source Crosshill Loch.
Stills 1 x wash still and 1 x spirit still
Capacity per year 750,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Glengyle Distillery History
1872 The original Glengyle distillery was founded by William Mitchell
1919 Bought by West Highland Malt Distilleries Ltd
1924 Sold for £300
1925 Closed
1941 Bloch Brothers attempted to revive the distillery
1957 Campbell Henderson applied for outline planning permission
2000 Site purchased by J&A Mitchell & Co Ltd
2004 Finally reopended after 80 years
2007 First malt bottling followed by annual ‘Works in Progress’ bottlings.
2008 Kilkerran 8 Year Old released

Glengyle Distillery Comments
The stills at Glengyle are second hand and were originally used at Ben Wyvis distillery.
Kilkerran is the name of the single malt produced at Glengyle Distillery as the name Glengyle is already used for a blended Highland malt and Mitchell’s Glengyle Ltd were unable to purchase the brand name.

Glengyle Distillery Bottlings
Kilkerran 8 Year Old
Kilkerran Heavily Peated
Kilkerran 12 Year Old

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