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Ballie distillery

Highland single malt Scotch whisky

The short-lived distillery was located at Ballie farm, on the Burn of Ballie in Caithness. This watercourse fed down into the Strath of Baillie and on into the Forss Water, which flows from Loch Calder to the Pentland Firth.

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

A Mr Polson opened Ballie distillery in 1798 but it was not to last the year.

The farm is still marked on maps today, six miles south-west of Thurso, as Baillie farm cottage.

Timeline

  • 1798 Ballie distillery opens under Mr Polson only to close soon after
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Contact

Address
Baillie
Thurso
United Kingdom
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See also

  • Assery Assery Assery Distillery

    Assery

    A farm distillery in Caithness, licensed in 1798 but closed the same year.

  • Brawlbin Brawlbin Brawlbin Distillery

    Brawlbin

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

  • Aurora Brewing Aurora Brewing Aurora Brewing Distiller
  • Wolfburn Wolfburn Wolfburn Distillery & brand

    Wolfburn

    The most northerly mainland distillery.

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