Scottish Distilleries - Aberfeldy

Aberfeldy is located in central Scotland, on the outskirts of the town it takes its name from. The distillery is famous for its attachment to tradition. To this day, it uses only Scottish barley and yeast to make whisky, and draws its water from the natural, crystal-clear Pitilie Burn.

Aberfeldy avoids modern solutions and computerization, and focuses on the skills and experience of the people working there. Traditional wooden fermentation vats are still used here. The distillery also uses characteristic stills with very wide necks. Single malt whisky from this distillery is appreciated among connoisseurs and is famous for its sweet, mild character and honey aromas.

Aberfeldy was founded in 1896 by the family company John Dewar & Sons. The Dewar’s blended whisky was already an extremely popular and valued brand, which increased the company's demand for single malt whisky to use in its flagship product. To this day, the vast majority of production is intended for blended whisky. Only a small percentage of the casks are bottled as official single malt whiskies at the age of 12 and 21 or end up in independent bottlers portfolio.

Aberfeldy Distillery is famous for "Dewar's World of Whisky", which was opened in 2000 by Earl of Elgin. It is a multimedial center and museum where visitors can learn about the history of the brand, learn interesting facts about the distillation process and product marketing, and of course taste Dewar's whisky.


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