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Strathisla Scotch Whisky Distillery

Strathisla Distillery, Keith, Banffshire AB55 3BS
Tel: +44 (0)1542 783044

Strathisla Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsPernod Ricard
Location Speyside
Water source The Broomhill Spring.
Stills 2 x wash stills and 2 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 2,450,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Strathisla Distillery History
1786 Established as Milltown Distillery
1830 William Longmore
1870's Name of distillery first changed to Strathisla
1876 Fire damaged distillery
1950 Acquired by Chivas Brothers Ltd (subsidiary of Seagram Company of Canada)
1965 Stills increased from 2 - 6
1993 Dizzy the cat arrived amongst Bourbon barrels and was employed as a "mouser"
2001 Became part of Pernod Ricard
2013 Strathisla packaging updated

Strathisla Distillery Comments
Oldest operating distillery in northern Scotland.
A major contributor to Chivas Regal Blended Scotch Whisky.

Strathisla Distillery Bottlings

Strathisla Distillery Independent Bottlings

Strathisla Tasting Notes
Duncan Taylor Cask Strength Strathisla 1967 35 yr old
Beautiful gold color. An amazing candied fruit, vanilla, and ginger nose. Rich, full and viscous with incredible complex malt, fruit cake, and wood flavors compete for dominance. Outrageously good.
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Strathisla Distillery Visitor Centre Information
Contact +44 (0)1542 783044
6 April - 30 October in 2009. Mon-Sat 9.30-16.00. Sun- 12.00-16.00. Winter - shop only Mon-Fri.
Admission charge Charge of £5.00 for detailed tour.
Comments Enjoy a welcome dram of Chivas Regal 12 year old.
- In-depth Whisky tour
- View traditional warehouse
- Relax in the comfort of the Dram Room
- Personalised label facility available

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