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Freeport distillery

Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Freeport was a mysterious Islay distillery that briefly distilled around 1847 under William Campbell. Its name hints that it stood near the coast and a harbour but all efforts to pinpoint it have proved fruitless.

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  • Region
    Islay
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status
    Demolished
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Freeport History

The distillery was opened in the 1840s by William Campbell, who was then sequestrated in 1847.

Timeline

  • 1840s (date unknown) Distillery licensed to William Campbell
  • 1847 Mr Campbell sequestrated, distillery closed
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Contact

Address
Location Unknown
Isle of Islay
Argyll and Bute
United Kingdom

See also

  • Scarabuss Scarabuss Scarabuss Distillery

    Scarabuss

    A short-lived early 19th century farm distillery, located on Islay.

  • Ballygrant Ballygrant Ballygrant Distillery

    Ballygrant

    The lost Islay distillery of Ballygrant was but a fleeting part of the island’s history.

  • Bridgend Bridgend Bridgend Distillery

    Bridgend

    One of a swathe of lost Islay distilleries, Bridgend was briefly licensed in the early 19th century.

  • Octomore Octomore Octomore Brand

    Octomore

    The most routinely heavily-peated malt.

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