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Local Spirit: Discovering whisky distillery hidden gems

When visiting the area and our shop, take the opportunity to discover hidden gems not on the usual tourist whisky trails. Unknown to many is that some of the best whiskies are all within fifteen minutes drive from our shop. These all produce very smooth single malt whiskies and welcome visitors to tours. All of these malt whiskies are available to purchase from our shop along with Scottish gins and craft beers.

Glenglassaugh Distillery is our most local distillery, founded in 1875, producing at their distillery at the east end of the Sandend bay. Visit their website for further information and tour details: www.glenglassaugh.com.

Knockdhu Distillery, producing anCnoc whisky opened in 1894 and is a very traditional distillery set beneath the Knock Hill on the Knock Estate near Huntly. Visit their website for further information and tour details.

GlenDronach Distillery, founded in 1826, is located inland at Forgue by Huntly. Visit their website for further information and tour details.

Glen Deveron Distillery sits on mouth of the River Deveron at MacDuff. Visit their website for further information, although tours are not available.