The lost Islay distillery of Ballygrant was but a fleeting part of the island’s history.
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.
The distillery was opened in the 1840s by William Campbell, who was then sequestrated in 1847.
- 1840s (date unknown) Distillery licensed to William Campbell
- 1847 Mr Campbell sequestrated, distillery closed
Isle of Islay
Argyll and Bute
One of a swathe of lost Islay distilleries, Bridgend was briefly licensed in the early 19th century.
A short-lived early 19th century farm distillery, located on Islay.
Islay’s ninth distillery and the first for independent bottler Hunter Laing & Co.