Strathisla Distillery, Keith, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Strathisla Distillery in Keith, Speyside, Scotland which has a history dating back to 1786.

Strathisla is one of twenty Scotch whisky distilleries in the Pernod Ricard group (France). Noteable sister distilleries include Aberlour, Glenlivet and Scapa.

Capacity is 2.4 m litres p.a. most of which is used to form the core of the Chivas Regal blends.

Flagship single malt is a 12-year-old.

Distillery equipment comprises :

  • 5 tonnes stainless steel mash tun.
  • 10 washbacks made from Oregon pine.
  • Two pairs of stills with descending line arms.
  • A small amount of maturing spirit is stored on site in two racked and one dunnage warehouse.Most of the maturing spirit is stored elsewhere within the Pernod Ricard group.

A range of distillery tours are available at this distillery which is often described at Scotland’s prettiest.

Strathisla Single Malt and Chivas Blends

Tasting of Strathisla Malts and Chivas blends

Maturing whisky casks at Strathisla Distillery, Speyside, Scotland

Bonded Warehouse at Strathisla Distillery

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