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Garchory distillery

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Garchory distillery was a little-known farm distillery in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire. The Garchory Farm and Cottage are still on maps today, as is the nearby Garchory Burn which feeds into the River Don, which flows eastwards to emerge into the North Sea on the north side of Aberdeen. Garchory sits beside the A944 road about four miles south-west of Bellabeg where the famous Lonach Games take place every August.

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  • Region
    Highland
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status
    Demolished
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Garchory History

In 1827 George Simpson and Co. established Garchory distillery at Garchory farm. However the firm ceased trading in 1833 and the distillery promptly closed.

Timeline

  • 1827 Distillery opened and operated by George Simpson and Co.
  • 1833 Trading ceased and distillery closed
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Contact

Address
Garchory
Colnabaichin
Aberdeenshire
United Kingdom
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