The Isle of Arran Distillery is
situated on the north coast of Arran, at
the village of Lochranza.
The Distillery is open for visits most
of the year with a Shop, Cafe, and Tours,
normally only closed Christmas day,
Boxing day, and New Years day. Postcode:
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The image top is of the Isle of Arran
Distillery from the entrance.
The second image is of the Shop with a good
selection of Whisky and Souvenirs.
The Isle of Arran Distillery produces Single
Malt Whisky matured in various barrels, from 5
to 21 years, to give a wide range, about £30 to
£120 per bottle.
They also produce Blended Whisky
such as: Lochranza Blend, Robert Burns Blend,
and Arran Gold Cream Liqueur.
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Isle of Arran Distillery History
Claims are, there used to be about 50
Distilleries on Arran, most Illegal. The last
of these distilleries, at Lagg on the southwest
of the Island, closed in 1837.
1995 - the Isle of Arran Distillery was
completed for Harold Currie, former director of
Chivas, the only Distillery on the Island at
Construction of the distillery had been
delayed, as a pair of Golden Eagles had nested
on a Cliff close to the Distillery.
The Distillery allows people to buy Casks,
that can be stored at the Distillery as long as
The Arran Distillery produces a Robert Burns
single malt and Robert Burns blended whisky. As
they are a Patron of the World Robert Burns
Federation, they are the only Distillery
allowed to use the Image and Signature of
Robert Burns on their packaging.
The Malt Whisky is mainly used to produce
their range of Single Malt Whisky, with some
used in their Blended Whiskies such as:
Lochranza Blend, Robert Burns Blend, and Arran
Gold Cream Liqueur.
The Isle of Arran Distillery is now owned by
2010 September - the first bottles of
14-year-old were produced.
2010 December - the first Peated Arran
Single Malt, named Machrie Moor, was
2019 - the Company opened a second
Distillery on Arran, named the Lagg Distillery, also with a
Visitor Centre, at Lagg on the
southwest side of the Island.