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Badarrach distillery

Highland single malt Scotch whisky

This northern Ross-shire distillery would have been housed on one of two farms called East and West Badarrach, also spelled Badarach. Both were close to streams that would have been good water sources.

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

Badarrach distillery was opened by Thomas Houston in 1826, though it closed seven years later.

Both Badarrach farms appear on OS maps today, although they appear abandoned. As recently as 1912 a Badarrock farm was listed in the Culrain postal area, under farmer A. Findlayson.

Timeline

  • 1826 The distillery opens under Thomas Houston
  • 1833 Badarrach distillery closes
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Contact

Address
Strath Oykel
Nr Culrain
Ross-shire
United Kingdom
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    Blackhill

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  • Braelangwell Braelangwell Braelangwell Distillery

    Braelangwell

    A defunct distillery on the Black Isle, near Poyntzfield.

  • Brawlbin Brawlbin Brawlbin Distillery

    Brawlbin

    An early Caithness distillery near Halkirk that at one point encompassed two sites.

  • Burnbrae Burnbrae Burnbrae Distillery

    Burnbrae

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