Dornoch Distillery Company Profile

Dornoch Distillery Company was initially established by brothers Simon and Philip Thompson as Black Isle Whisky Company, a Dornoch-based enterprise predominantly concerned with bottling whiskies and rums for third parties, as well as other ‘whisky-related odds and ends’.

Today the business continues to bottle some single malt whiskies and older rums, but also operates Dornoch distillery adjacent to the Dornoch Castle Hotel.

Dornoch Distillery Company History

Dornoch Distillery Company was originally founded in 2013 as independent bottler Black Isle Whisky Company. The name was changed in 2015 when planning permission to transform an old 19th century fire station into a distillery was granted. Company founders Simon and Philip Thompson spent the next year raising finance for the project – which included selling their own flat – and in December 2016 Dornoch distillery was finally operational.

Contact

Address
Dornoch Distillery Company
Castle Close
Dornoch
Sutherland
IV25 3SD
United Kingdom
Website
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Phone
+44 (0)1862 810 216
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See also

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    Shetland-based operator of Saxa Vord, the most northerly distillery in the UK.

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