are many whisky distilleries in the surrounding area:
Probably the smallest Distillery in Scotland Edradour is
the last survivor of the "farmhouse" distilleries. It
produces a highly rated 10 Year Old Malt which carries a
distinct overtone of salt and seaweed more
characteristic of an island whisky.
- Distilling at The Blair Athol Distillery has been
traced back as far as 1798 when John Stewart and Robert
Robertson founded a distillery which they named "Aldour"
after the Allt Dour - the "burn of the otter" which
flows from the slopes of Ben y vrackie. Today it
produces a 12 Year Old Single Malt, with a mellow
deep-toned aroma, a strong fruity flavour and a smooth
- Sitting on the original site of the first public
brewery , dating back to 1488 and the coronation of King
James IV, the distillery has recently undergone a major
refurbishment and now produces a very "easy drinking"
malt. It draws its water from the Ochill hills opposite,
renowned for their quality of natural spring water.
- Dalwhinnie Distillery is the highest distillery in
Scotland at 1,073 feet. It is the producer of a classic
full bodied malt with a delicate taste, drawing from the
waters of the Allt an t'sluic as they have passed
through the local moorland heathers.
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