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Welcome to Whiskypedia, the most comprehensive reference guide to the world of Scotch whisky online. Browse through thousands of Scotch whisky brands, bottlings, distilleries and companies to discover little-known facts, intriguing timelines plus old and rare bottles.

Discover Islay

  • Ardbeg Ardbeg Ardbeg Distillery & brand


    Ardbeg can realistically lay claim to be one of Islay's sweetest whiskies.

  • Lagavulin Lagavulin Lagavulin Distillery & brand


    Diageo's Islay distillery produces a smoky, coastal malt, and was once home to the famed Malt Mill.

  • Laphroaig Laphroaig Laphroaig Distillery & brand


    Large Islay plant with cult following.

  • Kilchoman Kilchoman Kilchoman Distillery & brand


    Young Islay farm distillery.

  • Bowmore Bowmore Bowmore Distillery & brand


    A medium-peated Islay whisky.

  • Bunnahabhain Bunnahabhain Bunnahabhain Distillery & brand


    A substantial Victorian distillery.

Lost distilleries

  • Ladyburn Ladyburn Ladyburn Distillery & brand


    Once producing a floral, citrus malt within Girvan's grain complex, Ladyburn's whisky is now rare.

  • Port Ellen Port Ellen Port Ellen Distillery & brand

    Port Ellen

    It wasn't until its demise that Port Ellen’s whisky grew to become some of the most iconic.

  • Lomond Lomond Lomond Distillery


    The first example of a Lomond still was situated at the Lomond distillery in the Dumbarton complex.

  • Rosebank Rosebank Rosebank Distillery & brand


    This Lowland malt with its gentle, fruity palate, commands a dedicated following.

  • Glen Mhor Glen Mhor Glen Mhor Distillery & brand

    Glen Mhor

    When it can be found, Glen Mhor is a punchy, meaty malt.

  • Brora Brora Brora Distillery & brand


    Originally known as Clynelish, Brora has become a cult whisky.

Scotland's newest distilleries

  • InchDairnie InchDairnie InchDairnie Distillery


    Innovative Lowland distillery with focus on distilling seasonal flavours.

  • Dalmunach Dalmunach Dalmunach Distillery


    The Imperial distillery made way for Chivas Brothers’ modern yet historically-sympathetic Dalmunach.

  • Ballindalloch Ballindalloch Ballindalloch Distillery


    Hailed as Scotland’s first single estate distillery, and the first within a castle’s grounds.

  • Annandale Annandale Annandale Distillery


    Annandale’s produces two types of single malt whisky, neither of which will be ready until 2018.

  • Eden Mill Eden Mill Eden Mill Distillery & brand

    Eden Mill

    Guardbridge’s Eden Mill is Scotland’s first combined brewery and distillery.

  • Ardnamurchan Ardnamurchan Ardnamurchan Distillery


    Sustainable distillery situated on the most westerly point of the British mainland.

  • Leven Leven Leven Distillery


    Diageo’s little-known experimental distillery, situated within the Leven bottling facility.

  • Arbikie Arbikie Arbikie Distillery


    Angus farm distillery with a farm-to-bottle focus.

  • Clydeside Clydeside Clydeside Distillery


    The new addition to Glasgow’s distilling revival is a blend of tradition and originality.

  • Borders Borders Borders Brand


    Single grain precursor to R&B Distillers’ planned Borders distillery.

  • Isle of Raasay Isle of Raasay Isle of Raasay Distillery & brand

    Isle of Raasay

    The first legal distillery on the Isle of Raasay will produce a distinctly island spirit.

  • Isle of Harris Isle of Harris Isle of Harris Distillery

    Isle of Harris

    Harris’ first commercial distillery that operates with the local community at its heart.

  • Great King Street Great King Street Great King Street Brand

    Great King Street

    Rebellious indie blended Scotch whisky.

  • Hedonism Hedonism Hedonism Brand


    Sumptuous and indulgent blended grain.

  • Allied Distillers Allied Distillers Allied Distillers Distiller

    Allied Distillers

    A subsidiary of Allied Lyons formed to operate its distilling operations.

  • Stanley P. Morrison Stanley P. Morrison Stanley P. Morrison Distiller & blender

    Stanley P. Morrison

    Glasgow whisky broker that grew into a distilling and blending heavyweight.

  • Arbikie Highland Estate Arbikie Highland Estate Arbikie Highland Estate Distiller

    Arbikie Highland Estate

    Company set up to operate Arbikie farm distillery in Angus.

  • Morrison Glasgow Distillers Morrison Glasgow Distillers Morrison Glasgow Distillers Distiller

    Morrison Glasgow Distillers

    Holding company overseeing the construction and operation of the Clydeside distillery in Glasgow.

  • R&B Distillers R&B Distillers R&B Distillers Blender

    R&B Distillers

    Edinburgh-based company behind the first Scotch whisky distillery on the Isle of Raasay.

  • Shetland Distillery Company Shetland Distillery Company Shetland Distillery Company Distiller & blender

    Shetland Distillery Company

    Shetland-based operator of Saxa Vord, the most northerly distillery in the UK.

  • Allied Breweries Allied Breweries Allied Breweries Blender

    Allied Breweries

    Major brewing conglomerate in the 1960s and ‘70s which diversified into whisky.

  • W&A Gilbey W&A Gilbey W&A Gilbey Distiller & blender

    W&A Gilbey

    Blending and distilling operation perhaps most famous today for its London dry gin.

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