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Location : ?
Region : Highland Northern - Malt.
Country : Scotland
Type : Malt
Tomatin, Inverness-shire IV13 7YT
Phone: +44 01808-511444
Fax: +44 01808-511373

Tomatin Distillery Company Limited, The (Big-T)
Inverness-shire IV13 7YT
Manager: T. R. McCulloch
Visitors are welcome between 09.00 - 16.30 (Last tour 15.30) Monday to Friday, all year
From 09.00 to 13.00 Saturday , May to October (Last tour starts at 12.00).
Large parties must book in advance.
Phone (Vistor center) : 01808 511444.
Fax : 01808 511373
Phone : 01808 511234
Founded : ?
Owner : ?
Producer  :  ?
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Tomatin :

Tomatin was the first Scottish still to be wholly owned by a Japanese compay.

The Tomatin Distillery Compagny's premise is not only one of the highest in the country, it is also the largest capacity distillery in the country, with production as high as 5 million gallons per annum. (More than 12 million litres of alcohol)
The company declined in the 1980s and went into receivership, but was bought by the Japanese firms of Takara Schuzo and Okura, thus becoming the first Scotch whisky distillery to be acquired by Japanese owners.

Founded in 1897, the distillery boasts 23 stills. It draws its water from Allt-na-Frithe burn, and at 1,028 feet above sea-level is one of Scotland's highest distilleries.
From the Gaelic, Tomatin means "the hill of the bushes".

Tomatin Distillery Compagny's is one of the highest in Scotland and it is also the largest capacity distillery in Scotland.


Source www.bbr.com :

Tomatin Distillery Speyside

Tomatin Distillery (pronounced Tom-at-in) means `Hill of the Juniper' in the Gaelic language. As a distilling site, illicit or otherwise, Tomatin goes back to the 15th Century when drovers - men who `drove' their cattle to market over high mountain passes - would fill up their whisky flasks from a still alongside the Old Laird's House. It was built on the site in 1897 by the Tomatin Spey District Distillery Co.

Its heydays were from 1950s to 1974 that witnessed  a steep increase in its production to almost 12 million litres a year,  which made Tomatin the largest Scotch whisky distillery in the world in terms of capacity  at the time.

The distillery was acquired by a Japanese venture in 1986, that established the current Tomatin Distillery Company Limited, and launched the modern era of whisky distilling in the Monadhliath Mountains.

The whisky is subtle and quite flavoursome. Stylistically it sits mid-way between  light, Highland single malts and other richer, lushier Speyside malts.

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