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Ardbeg Distillery

Distillery Region:

Islay

Established in:

1794

Water Source:

Lochs Arinambeast & Uigidale

History:

1794 Records of distillery taking place at Ardbeg 1815 Current distillery founded by the MacDougall family 1817 Distillery fully operational 1959 Ardbeg Distillery Ltd created 1977 Acquired by Hiram Walker 1984 Closed 1989 Taken over by Allied Distillers and production recommenced 1996 Closed in July 1997 Acquired by Glenmorangie plc 1998 New visitor's centre opened

Additional Information:

Original distillery was run by smugglers, prior to the McDougall family! No longer malts it's own barley and buys in what is considered to be the most heavily peated malt in Scotland

Active:

This is an active distillery.

Bottlings Associated with the Ardbeg Scotch Whisky Distillery

Scotch

Type

Ardbeg Scotch Whisky

Ardbeg 10 Year

Single Malt

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