Scotland: Whisky & Distilleries
There are only three active distilleries left in the Lowlands. This area was during the 18th and 19th century the main producer of whisky. This area has seen the birth of the industrail production of whisky.
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 the map 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.
||Dalmuir||Active||Morisson Bowmore Distillers Ltd.|
||Bladnoch||Active (restricted)||Raymond Armstrong|
||Pencaitland, Tranent||Active||United Distillers & Vintners (Diageo)|
|Linlithgow||see St Magdalene|
|Ladyburn||1966||Girvan||Fermée||William Grant & Sons Ltd|
||Bowling||Closed||Loch Lomond Distillery Co. Ltd|
||Falkirk||Mothballed||United Distillers & Vintners (Diageo)|
|St Magdalene||1765||Linlithgow||Destroyed||United Distillers & Vintners (Diageo)|
Whisky is an alcoholic drink. Let's prefer quality to quantity as the abuse of alcohol beverages can damage the health. Consuming alcoholic drinks during pregnancy, even in small quantities, can seriously affect the health of the child. Consumption of alcohol impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems.
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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|