Dewar's Aberfeldy Whisky
The Dewar's Aberfeldy Whisky
Distillery is situated 31 miles northeast
of Perth, 1 mile east of
This Distillery can be visited
throughout the year free of charge for
the shop and cafe bar. There are also a
number of Tours that can be taken ranging
in price. Postcode: PH15 2EB
See also a large Click On
Map for Top Attractions in the area.
The Distillery has a large shop with a wide
range of Whisky from this Distillery and its
Sister Distilleries, Souvenirs, and a Cafe /
Bar. You can also fill a personal bottle
straight from a barrel.
Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery produces Single
Malt, mainly for blending with less expensive
Grain Whisky, 3 to 25 years old, £13 to £180
Dewar's is a Blended Whisky with much of the
Malt Whisky used in the Blending from this
Aberfeldy Distillery and Dewar's Distillery in
Craigellachie / Speyside. The Craigellachie
Distillery does not allow visitors.
Aberfeldy Single Malt is matured mainly in
ex Bourbon Barrels between 12 and 21 years, £37
to £136 per bottle.
For a list of all Distillers in Scotland
that can be visited, view the page. Whisky
Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery History
1846 - Dewar's whisky brand was created by
John Dewar in 1846.
1890s - Dewar's had become a leading brand
around the World.
1896 - the Aberfeldy Distillery was founded
by the John Dewar & Sons.
1917 to 1919 - the Distillery was shut down
during World War I.
1925 - Dewar's merged with the Distillers
1940s - the Second World War also led to the
Distillery being shut down for a few years.
1972 - the Distillery was enlarged with four
new steam heated stills installed.
1986 - Distillers Company was taken over by
1997 - Guinness merged with Grand
Metropolitan forming Diageo.
1998 - Bacardi bought Dewar's.
1999 - an Aberfeldy 12 Year Old Single Malt
brand was produced.
2000 - the Earl of Elgin opened the Dewar's
World of Whisky visitor centre at the Aberfeldy