Oban Distillery

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The Oban Distillery is situated on the centre of Oban.

The Distillery is open for visits most of the year with a Bar, Shop, and Tours. Postcode: PA34 5NH.

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The image top is of the Oban Distillery, right in the centre of the Town with Shops and Cafes all around.

The other images are of the Entrance, Bar, Shop, and Museum.

The Shop has a good selection of Whisky, Clothing, and Souvenirs.

The Oban Distillery produces Single Malt Whisky from 12 to 32 years, about £20 to £2,000 per bottle.
Oban Whisky Range.

List of all Whisky Distillers in Scotland that can be visited.

The Oban Distillery History

1794 - The Oban Distillery was built by brothers John and Hugh Stevenson.

1866 - the Distillery was sold to Peter Curnstie.

1883 - the Distillery was bought by Walter Higgin, who rebuilt the Distillery.

1898 - Alexander Edward took control of the Distillery. Edward also owned the Aultmore Distillery at that time, when Distilleries were struggling to run at a profit.

1923 - The Oban Distillery was taken over by Dewars.

1925 - Dewars was taken over by the Distillers Company.

1931 to 1937 - The Oban Distillery was shut down.

1969 to 1972 - The Oban Distillery was shut down again.

1989 - the Visitor Centre was opened, soon becoming a top attraction in this busy tourist Town.

1997 - Diagio took control of The Oban Distillery, giving them 12 Distilleries in Scotland with Visitor Centre's.

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