Glenfiddich Single Malts, Speyside, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Glenfiddich Distillery which vies with competitor, Glenlivet, for number one ranking in single malt sales. Summary facts and information as follows:

  • Located Dufftown, Speyside.
  • Founded 1886 by William Grant and remains under Grant family control.
  • First distillery to market single malt, in 1963.
  • First distillery in Scotland to open a Visitor Centre, in 1969.
  • Production capacity 14.0m litres per annum.
  • Production equipment comprises two stainless steel full lauter mash tuns, thirty-two washbacks and twenty-eight stills.
  • Flagship malt is a 12 year-old with range also including 15, 18 and 21 year olds.
  • Tours and tasting are available.

Tour Group at Glenfiddich Distillery, Scotland

Mash Tuns at Glenfiddich Distillery, Speyside

Fermentation at Glenfiddich Distillery, Speyside

Video clip of washbacks at Glenfiddich Distillery

Washbacks at Glenfiddich Distillery, Speyside, Scotland

Stills at Glenfiddich Distillery, Speyside, Scotland

Video clip of stills at Glenfiddich Distillery

Tasting at Glenfiddich Distillery, Scotland

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