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Blackburn distillery

Highland single malt Scotch whisky

The farm distillery was located on a stream also called Black Burn, which supplied water to the site on its way north to the River Don.

It stood on what is today Woodburn Road, a residential street in the village on the outskirts of Aberdeen.

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

Like so many new distilleries at the start of the 19th century, Blackburn distillery lived a pretty short life. Opened in 1825, it was licensed to the firm Wilson and Co. However the company was dissolved in 1830 and Blackburn was closed.

Timeline

  • 1825 Blackburn distillery opens under Wilson and Co.
  • 1830 Wilson and Co. is dissolved and the distillery is closed
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Contact

Address
Woodburn Road
Blackburn
Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire
United Kingdom
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