Looking for a Pitlochry distillery to visit, you have a choice of two within 20 minute drive from each other. Here we explain what each has to offer.
Which Pitlochry Distillery?
We are spoilt for choice when it comes to Pitlochry Whisky Tours. Each of the Pitlochry distilleries offers a totally different insight in to whisky.
Two excellent local distilleries making Pitlochry Whisky, in the Pitlochry area. Each distillery tells a very different story of whisky and distilling in Scotland.
A distillery at the forefront of blending – Dewars Aberfeldy Distillery was one of the original pioneering distilleries, tells the story of blended whiskies. You will also find Tommy Dewars office and the world’s earliest drinks motion picture promotion. This offers a fascinating insight in to whisky that other distilleries do not offer.
The Pitlochry distillery, within walking distance from the centre of Pitlochry itself. You could call this Pitlochry whisky in the true sense of the word, as it is made in the town of Pitlochry. Bells Blair Athol Distillery (opposite Pitlochry Petrol pump) is large commercial distillery. You will notice the distillery when you drive in to Pitlochry from the south. It has the world’s only TRUE Mash Tun Bar, which serves a large choice of whiskies and whisky cocktails. The distillery tour gives you an insight in to the story of a large commercial whisky operation.
Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery
Three miles from the birth place of founder John Dewar, the Aberfeldy Distillery is the only distillery built by the Dewar family, steeped in history and craftsmanship, since 1898. It is open all year round and is well worth a visit, a very special distillery! READ MOREAddress:Aberfeldy PH15 2EB
Blair Athol Distillery Pitlochry
Blair Athol Distillery is the easiest walk-able distillery from Pitlochry town centre. Ideal for those who want to drink the whisky and not drive. It has the world's only true Mash Tun bar, which is worth visiting in its own right. Blair Athol is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, as it was established in 1798. Its original name was 'Aldour' named after the burn or small stream it draws its water from. READ MOREAddress:Perth Rd, Pitlochry PH16 5LY