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Balnaguard distillery

Highland single malt Scotch whisky

Located near Ballinluig and Logierait in Perthshire, Balnaguard was doubtless illicit in its origins.

The distillery was hidden near falls on the Balnaguard Burn that flowed past a farm of the same name. The burn continued down to meet the Tay opposite Logierait before its confluence with the Tummel.

Interestingly, a building with no approach road or path is still marked on Ordnance Survey maps: perhaps that is the remnants of this onetime distillery.

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

Balnaguard was first licensed in 1798 to John Reid, but may have started life much earlier in an illicit guise. It didn’t last long once ‘legal’, and closed just a few months after going legit.

Timeline

  • 1798 Balnaguard distillery is licensed by John Reid, but closes in the same year
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Contact

Address
Balnaguard
Perth and Kinross
United Kingdom
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See also

  • Bridgend Bridgend Bridgend Distillery

    Bridgend

    A lost distillery located at the town of the same name, close to the River Tay.

  • Duntanloch Duntanloch Duntanloch Distillery

    Duntanloch

    Perhaps a misspelling of Duntanlich, the site of two farms near Pitlochry.

  • Perth Perth Perth Distillery

    Perth

    An urban 19th century distillery in the centre of Perth.

  • Balnakelly Balnakelly Balnakelly Distillery

    Balnakelly

    Quite probably the ‘in-house’ distillery and brewery for Balnakelly House.

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