The Craigellachie distillery is located in Aberlour, Banffshire which is in the Speyside region of Scotland. It was founded by Alexander Edward as well as a group of blenders and merchants, who were known as the Craigellachie Distillery Co. Ltd.
About Craigellachie Distillery
The distillery was built in 1891 and is still active now, owned by John Dewar & Sons Ltd. The current capacity is 4,00,000 litres and its’ water source is from the Blue Hill dam.
Craigellachie translates to ‘rocky hill’ referring to the cliff that overlooks The Macallan Distillery in the Spey. Only a handful of bottles have ever been released by Caperdonich as its whisky is predominantly used in Dewar’s blended whisky.
Craigellachie Distillery Details
Scotland, United Kingdom
John Dewar & Sons Ltd
Number of Stills
2 wash, 2 spirit