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Royal Brackla Scotch Whisky Distillery

Royal Brackla Distillery, Cawdor, Nairn, Nairnshire, IV12 5QY
Tel: +44 (0)1667 402 002

Royal Brackla Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsJohn Dewar & Sons Ltd (Bacardi)
Location Highland
Water source The Cowdor Burn.
Stills 6 x wash stills and 4 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 4,000,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Royal Brackla Distillery History
1812 Established by Captain William Fraser
1835 Added “Royal” to distillery name of Brackla, having been given the royal warrant.
1852 Robert Fraser takes the reins
1898 Brackla Distillery Co Ltd
1943 Came into Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD) hands via previous owner (John Bisset & Co)
1965-66 Renovated
1970 Stills increased from 2-4
1985 Silent
1991 Re-opens
1993 Royal Brackla 10 year old launched
1997 £2m refurbishment
1998 Dewars bought by Bacardi
2014 Royal Brackla 35 year old launched to mark 200th anniversary

Royal Brackla Distillery Comments
First distillery to be awarded the royal warrant.
Distillery is near to Cawdor, Macbeth country.

Royal Brackla Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsRoyal Brackla (no age statement)
Royal Brackla Aged 10 Years

Royal Brackla Distillery Independent Bottlings

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