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Ben Nevis distillery in Fort William, Scotland has four large stills which produce 2000 litres of spirit per annum. Most of the output goes for blending. Produces own blend  ‘Dew of Ben Nevis’. Every year about 50pct. of the newmake spirit is sent to Japan to form part of the blend Nikka Black.

Glendronach Distillery has a history dating back to 1826 subsequent to which it has been subject to numerous ownership changes culminating in a sale in 2016 to Brown Forman (U.S.A.) as a result of which GlenDronach is now in the same family as Jack Daniel’s and Benriach.

Today, from our base at Aberdeen, we visited Glenfiddich and Glen Grant distilleries with a picnic lunch at Craigellachie on banks of River Spey.