see Brora for more information regarding Clynelish
|Location :||Brora, Sutherland. Northern Highland Region.|
|Type :||Malt - Highland Northern.|
DCL (The Clynelish Distillery Co.)
Brora, Sutherland KW9 6LR
Manager : Bob Robertson
Producer United Distillers.
Visitor centre : Mar to October , Monday to friday 09.30-16.00 (4pm.) / November to Feb. by appointment only
Phone : 01408-623014
Fax : 01408-623016
(Visitors per year : 12.000)
|Owner :||United Distillers.|
in 1819 by Duke of Sutherland. (AKA : Brora Distillery)
in 1967 (Across the road) is Clynelish the present still.
Clynelish is settled in a rural setting with a still house with great windows overlooking to the fishing and golfing resort of Brora. Its buildings are the exact replica of the Islay distillery, Caol Ila.
Clynelish is a classic case of a coastal malt having a slightly "island" character (it uses a medium peating), noted for its oily, beeswax flavour profile.
Just 1% of the production is marketed as single malt, the remaining part being used in Johnnie Walker Gold Label blend.
|Age :||12 Years Old|
|Water :||Clynemilton burn|
In 1925 DCL build a new still near by Clynelish.
The malt is usualy maturing in ex-bourbon casks.
The new distillery Clynelish (Kline-leesh) have 3 wash stills and 3 spirit stills.
They have recieved the Gold Award for safety (ROSPA).
|Price :||(in Danish kr. 70cl. : ?,- )|