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Port Ellen Distillery

Distillery Region:

Islay

Established in:

1825

Water Source:

Leorin Lochs

History:

1825 Established by Alexander Mackay 1836 Sold to John Ramsay 1920 Acquired by Port Ellen Distillery Co. Ltd 1927 Taken over by DCL and subsequently mothballed 1967 Resurrected and renovated by licencees Low Robertson & Co (Edinburgh). Still doubled to four 1973 Large malting facility built opposite the distillery 1983 Distillery mothballed

Additional Information:

Although the distillery is now silent, the adjacent maltings are still operational and supplying all Islay distilleries, thanks to an official agreement signed to secure employment for the island

Active:

This distillery is not active.

Bottlings Associated with the Port Ellen Scotch Whisky Distillery

There are no bottlings currently listed under the Port Ellen scotch whisky distillery

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