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Craigellachie Single Malt Scotch Whisky


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Speyside
1891
Spring on Little Conval hill
John Dewar & Sons
Operational
No
+44 (0)1340 881311
 
The Craigellachie distillery was established in 1888 by Peter J.Mackie. Set in the village of Craigellachie at the meeting point of those two great rivers of whisky lore, the Fiddich and the Spey. The location where the distillery was built was only partially because of the quality of the water there, the main reason was the proximity of the railway. Mackie's company Macky & Co was absorbed by D.C.L (later to become UDV) in 1924. Electricity was installed in the distillery in 1948. The distillery was practically rebuilt in a very modern style in the 1960's. The number of stills was doubled during this rebuilding. The distillery became property of its current owner, together with 4 others. Only 2% of the production is sold as single malt, the remaining malt is used in blends, mainly Dewar's White Label. You will find that it is mainly independent bottlings which are available to buy, but you can find some official bottlings at specialist whisky shops such as The Whisky Exchange.
 

Craigellachie Tasting Notes


Craigellachie 14 Year Old Single Malt.
Pungent digestif malt.

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Craigellachie Bottlings


Craigellachie offer you the following choice of single malts:
  • Craigellachie 14 Year Old Single Malt.
  • 1970 33 Year Old Mission Series.
  • 1973 32 Year Old Bottled 2006.
  • 1982 21 Year Old Made For Craigellachie Hotel.
  • 1989 Single Malt Bottled 2005.

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