Scotland: Whisky & Distilleries
The Scottish coast is surrounded by isles where whisky is produced, specially on the West coast (Mull, Skye, Arran
and Jura) and on the North (Orkney)
The most important island from a whisky point of view is Islay, but this one is considered as a production area on its own.
For a quick description and a map of the producing areas, please click on the map on the left.
For detailed information about a distillery, you can:
- click on a distillery on one of the maps below (just moving the mouse above a still or a pagoda roof will display the name of the distillery)
- click on the name or the picture of the distillery in the table under the map.
Isle of Jura
||Craighouse||Active||Whyte & Mackay Ltd|
||Tobermory||Active||Burn Stewart Distillers|
||Lochranza||Active||Isle of Arran Distillers Ltd.|
||Carbost||Active||United Distillers & Vintners (Diageo) Ltd||Orkney|
||Kirkwall||Active||The Edrington Group|
||St Ola, Kirkwall||Active||Pernod-Ricard|
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The tasting notes
The production areas
|WDTS: blind tasting sessions||List of all distilleries||How whisky is made||Central Highlands, Eastern Highlands, Northern Highlands,Western Highlands|
|Recent tastings||Distillery owners||Whisky history||Speyside|
|Visitors notes||The independent bottlers||All the bottles in collection||Lowlands|
|Post your own notes||The distilleries in their historical context||By order of preference||Islay|
|Interactive map of the distilleries||By order of value for money||Campbeltown|