Eastertown of Dunlappy distillery

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This was a farm distillery near Edzell, Angus, operated by James Guthrie, who was sequestrated in 1833.

The farm still exists today, about a mile south-west of Edzell village and quite close to the West Water, one of the tributaries of the River North Esk. 

  • Region
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status

Eastertown of Dunlappy History

Eastertown of Dunlappy was opened in the early 1830s by James Guthrie, who was probably related to the three Guthrie brothers – David, John and Alexander, who founded North Port distillery in Brechin in 1820.

James Guthrie was sequestrated in 1833 and the Eastertown of Dunlappy distillery closed.


  • Unknown date Starting date unknown, possibly in the late 1820s or early 1830s, however in 1833 distiller James Guthrie was sequestrated
  • 1833 Distillery closed


By Edzell
United Kingdom

See also

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    Also called House of Burns, a lost distillery at Monzievaird, near Crieff in Perthshire.

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  • House of Muir House of Muir House of Muir Distillery

    House of Muir

    One of Midlothian’s short-lived farm distilleries that operated for three years in the 18th century.

  • Yetts of Muckhart Yetts of Muckhart Yetts of Muckhart Distillery

    Yetts of Muckhart

    This Perthshire distillery was was open from 1817 to 1826 under three different licensees.

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