The definitive online guide to Whisky Logo
Home Page
Gift Shop
Industry Review
Aroma Nosing Kit

Whisky Distilleries
Single Malt Whisky
Pure/Blended Malt
Single Grain Scotch
Blended Whiskies

Whisky Retailers
Industry Suppliers
Independent Bottlers
Whisky Bars
Whisky Tours

Company Profiles
History of Whisky
How to Drink Whisky
Cooking with Whisky
Whisky Cocktails

Whisky Links
Whisky Clubs
Whisky Competition
Advisory Service
About Us Logo Part 2Review Advertising

Craigellachie Scotch Whisky Distillery

Craigellachie Distillery, Craigellachie, Aberlour, Banffshire, AB38 9ST
Tel: +44 (0)1340 872971

Craigellachie Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsJohn Dewar & Sons Ltd (Bacardi)
Location Speyside
Water source A spring on Little Conval hill.
Stills 2 x wash stills and 2 x spirit stills.
Capacity per year 3,700,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Craigellachie Distillery History
1891 Craigellachie Distillery Co Ltd (group of merchants & blenders including Alexander Edward)
1898 Production commences  
1916 The Craigellachie distillery was bought by Mackie & Co (Distillers) Ltd – producers of White Horse Blended whisky 
1924 Mackie and Company changed name to White Horse Distillers
1927 Whiste Horse Distillers were bought over by Distillery Company Limited (Distiller Company Ltd (DCL))
1930 Transfered to Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD) which was a subsidiary of Distiller Company Ltd (DCL)
1964 Craigellachie distillery was reconstructed and stills were increased from 2 - 4
1998 Ownership changed after UDV sold John Dewar & Sons to Bacardi Martini.
2004 First official bottling of Craigellachie 14yo Single Malt is launched by the new owners

Craigellachie Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsCraigellachie Aged 14 Years
Craigellachie 1984 (Distiller’s Edition, Double Matured)

Craigellachie Distillery Independent bottlings

Classic Scotland Tours Private Whisky Distillery Tours
Scottish Routes Whisky Tours - Explore Scotland Your Way

"Transform your Scotch Whisky Knowledge" in one easy lesson with The Essential Guide to Scotch Whisky eBook

Gift Shop Favourites


Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player


All Images and Information Copyright of The Definitive Online Guide to Scotch Whisky.