Spynie distillery

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Spynie lies two miles north of Elgin and is renowned for its long-ruined palace, once home to the Bishops of Moray. Maps of the 19th and early 20th centuries also show Holy Trinity Church and the Elgin-Lossiemouth rail line.

The area contains Spynie House as well as a hill, quarry, loch and canal all also bearing the name Spynie. Where the distillery sat is not clear, especially as it existed back in the 1790s and is likely long-demolished.

  • Region
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status

Spynie History

The only historical mention of Spynie distillery is that its owner was bankrupted in 1795.


  • 1795 Spynie’s operator is bankrupted and the distillery is closed


Hill of Spynie
United Kingdom

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