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East Monkland distillery

Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The East Monkland distillery at Airdrie, Lanarkshire, distilled for five years under two licensees. It appears the distillery stood on what is today Quarry Road beside the North Burn, north of the town centre.

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  • Region
    Lowland
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status
    Demolished
  • Previous names
    Airdrie
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East Monkland History

East Monkland was first licensed to James Finlay from 1825-26, then to MacIntyre, MacKay & Co from 1827-30, when it was closed.

Timeline

  • 1825 East Monkland is opened by James Finlay
  • 1826 The distillery is mothballed
  • 1827 East Monkland is now licensed to MacIntyre, MacKay & Co.
  • 1830 The company ceases trading and the distillery is finally closed
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Contact

Address
Quarry Road
Ardrie
North Lanarkshire
United Kingdom
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See also

  • Airdrie Airdrie Airdrie Distillery

    Airdrie

    Airdrie, also known as Tobermore, was a successful and relatively long-surviving distillery.

  • Glendown Glendown Glendown Distillery

    Glendown

    A short-lived lost distillery in Lanarkshire, which operated under two licensees.

  • Islebrae Islebrae Islebrae Brand

    Islebrae

    Heavily peated Lowland malt produced at the short-lived Killyloch distillery in Airdrie.

  • Garnheath Garnheath Garnheath Distillery & brand

    Garnheath

    Lowland grain distillery situated within the vast Moffat distilling complex.

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