This blended Scotch whisky was created in honour of the ruined Mull castle and seat of Clan Maclean.
Castle Hill distillery
Lowland single malt Scotch whisky
Castle Hill distillery is thought to have operated at Castle Hill Farm, Carluke in South Lanarkshire. The farm – which still exists today – is beside the Bowridge Burn, which feeds into the Garrion Burn, which flows west to the Clyde.
Castle Hill History
Castle Hill distillery was opened in 1827 by Robert Reid. It had a good run (for the time) closing five years later in 1833.
- 1827 Castle Hill distillery opens
- 1833 The distillery closes
A licence was granted for the distillery in 1818, but whether it made whisky is another question.
A lost Lowland distillery near Lesmahagow in Lanarkshire that survived 15 years from 1825 to 1840.
Avonglen registered for just a few years in Larkhall, Lanarkshire.