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Auldtown distillery

Highland single malt Scotch whisky

Auldtown distillery was likely at or near Auldtown of Carnousie, a farm in Forglen parish, midway between Turriff and Aberchirder. It is also highly likely to have been beside the burn that flowed from Auldtown Hill, down through the estate, toward the River Deveron.

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  • Region
    Highland
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status
    Demolished
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Auldtown History

Auldtown had two brief spells of life during the years 1816-26, with an eight-year gap in between. The site’s first licensee was George Gellie Jr., who was followed by George Gellie. Whether this was one man, or father and son, is not known.

Timeline

  • 1816 The distillery is licensed to George Gellie Jr.
  • 1817 The distillery goes silent
  • 1825 The licence is then in the name of George Gellie
  • 1826 The distillery closes
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Contact

Address
Carnousie
Banff
Aberdeenshire
United Kingdom
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See also

  • Banff Banff Banff Distillery & brand

    Banff

    Scotland's unluckiest distillery.

  • Macduff Macduff Macduff Distillery & brand

    Macduff

    Distillery producing the Deveron malt.

  • Inchdrewer Inchdrewer Inchdrewer Distillery

    Inchdrewer

    A mysterious, rural distillery near Banff that briefly distilled in 1791.

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