Benromach Distillery is situated on
the north side of the Town of Forres, 30
miles northeast of Aviemore,
25 miles east of Inverness, 78 miles
northwest of Aberdeen.
The Distillery is open for visits and
tours Monday to Saturday in Summer,
Monday to Friday in Winter, closed at
Christmas and New Year. Postcode: IV36
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The image top is of the Benromach Distillery
from the entrance, easily found by its tall red
chimney, claimed to be the smallest of the
The second image is of the Visitor Centre
with a Bar to sample the range.
Benromach produces Single Malt Whisky
matured in ex Bourbon or Sherry Barrels for 10
to 50 years, about £35 to £8,000 per
Benromach also began producing Red Door Gin in
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Benromach Distillery History
1898 - Duncan MacCallum and F.W. Brickmann
founded the Benromach Distillery Company.
Duncan MacCallum learned his trade by
working at the Glen Nevis Distillery in
Campbeltown, with FW Brickmann having been a
spirit broker in Leith at Edinburgh.
1900 - the Distillery began producing
Whisky, with the delay due to a depression in
the Scotch Whisky industry at that time.
1911 - Benromach was taken over by the
London based Harvey McNair & Co.
After the end of World War One, around 1918,
Benromach was taken over by Benromach
1938 - Benromach was taken over by
Associated Scottish Distilleries Ltd, that
later became part of Scottish Malt Distillers
1966 to 1974 - the Distillery was modernized
to increase production.
1983 - the Benromach Distillery was
1993 - Gordon and MacPhail acquired the
Distillery, beginning a few years of
1998 - the Benromach Distillery was
re-opened by Charles, Prince of Wales.
2004 - the first Bottles of the new
Benromach Single Malt were sold.
2014 - Benromach 10 Years Old won gold at
the World Whisky Awards. This was for the Best
Speyside Single Malt 12 Years and Under.
2018 - Benromach Distillery begins producing
Red Door Gin in their copper pot still named