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Tobermory Distillery

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Producer: Tobermory distillers; Sold to Burn Stewart 1993 
Region: Highlands(Island) 
District: Mull  -  Multimap view
Map reference NM 50 56 ; Latitude 56 39 N, Longitude 6 4.1 W
Founded 1798 ; Operating Status: operating 

This famous, very small old distillery, the only one on the island of Mull reopened in 1990 after a decade's 'silence'. It has continued to market two products - a malt and a blend. The former, identified as Tobermory the Malt Scotch Whisky is presented in a bottle with an enamelled label. It is a vatted malt containing some Tobermory whiskies of up to 20-years old and proportions of newly-mature spirit from elsewhere. The latter has a conventional label and is described as Tobermory blended Scotch Whisky. Single malts from this distillery have been bottled by the independents under the site's older name, Ledaig. 

Tobermory is the main village on Mull and the home of the distillery. It is a dramatic location at the foot of a steep hill with the distillery signalling the beginning of the village, which spreads round a broad bay. 

The distillery was founded in 1798 and the present buildings were erected during its first period of operation which continued until 1826. The distillery was 'silent' for long periods in the mid 1800s and mid 1900s and was twice revived during the 1970s. Now it has been revived again. 

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Tobermory, Isle of Mull, 
SCOTLAND PA75 6NR
 +44 (0)1688 302645
Open Easter - Oct: 
By appointment
Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm
Groups:
By arrangement in advance
 

Owners
Burn Stewart Distillers PLC
8 Milton Road
College Milton North
East Kilbride G74 5BU
Tel:01355 260999
Fax:01355 264355
enquiries@burnstewart.co.uk
No website as yet

 



More information about whisky from the scotch whisky federation www.scotch-whisky.org.uk

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