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Balfron distillery

Highland single malt Scotch whisky

The distillery was just east of Balfron village, close to what’s now Roman Road. Process water for the site came via a lade from Neils Burn, which went on to feed Endrick Water on its way west to Loch Lomond.

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  • Region
    Highland
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status
    Demolished
  • Previous names
    Balfour
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Balfron History

Balfron, also called Balfour, distillery ran for a better-than-average lifespan of nine years, from 1828 to 1837, under George Connell.

Timeline

  • 1828 Balfron is opened by George Connell, or Connall
  • 1837 The distillery closes
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Contact

Address
Balfron
Stirling
United Kingdom
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See also

  • Cambusbarron Cambusbarron Cambusbarron Distillery

    Cambusbarron

    A Stirlingshire distillery with a long history. Also known as Glenmurray and St Thomas’s Well.

  • Pirniehall Pirniehall Pirniehall Distillery

    Pirniehall

    Obscure lost distillery near Stirling.

  • Stirling Stirling Stirling Distillery

    Stirling

    One of many lost distilleries in the Stirling area, but one of the few operated by a woman.

  • Stonnywood Stonnywood Stonnywood Distillery

    Stonnywood

    One of Stirlingshire’s many lost distilleries, which operated at the end of the 18th century.

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