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Mortlach Scotch Whisky Distillery

Mortlach Distillery, Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 4AQ
Tel: +44 (0)1340 820318

Mortlach Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsDiageo
Location Speyside
Water source Springs in the Conval Hills.
Stills 3 x wash stills and 3 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 3,800,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing


Mortlach Distillery History
1823-24 Established by James Findlater, Alexander Gordon & Donald Mackintosh
1852 Distillery restarted after a few silent years by John Gordon
1854 George Cowie becomes involved creating John Gordon & Co
1897 Stills increased from 3-6
1923 Cowie family sells to John Walker & Sons Ltd
1925 Distiller Company Ltd (DCL) take control
1930 Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD)
1963 Completely rebuilt
1968 Floor maltings closed
2014 4 new bottlings launched and distillery expansion announced

Mortlach Distillery Comments
One of seven distilleries in Dufftown – the first to be licensed
Important contributor to Johnnie Walker blends.

Mortlach Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsMortlach Aged 16 Years (Flora & Fauna)
Mortlach 22 Year Old (Rare Malts Selection)

Mortlach Distillery Independent Bottlings


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