Balblair Distillery

We Say...

Status:
Operational

Established:
1790

Owner:
Inverhouse Distillers Limited

Capacity:
Not supplied

Visitor Policy:
Visitors welcome throughout the year

Tel:
+44 (0)1862 821 273

Address:
Edderton,
Tain,
Ross-Shire, Scotland,
IV19 1LB
United Kingdom

Founded in 1790 by John Ross, Balblair is the second oldest working distillery in Scotland. It lies in the Northern Highlands on the shores of the Dornoch Firth in the village of Edderton, which incidentally tales its name from the ancient settlement of Eadar Dun, meaning ‘between the forts’. The distillery sources its water from the Allt Dearg burn which flows from the hills where the said forts stood.

Distillery bottlings of Balblair single malt whisky are only available as vintage releases.

The standing stone featured on Balblair gift boxes lies within site of the distillery on. It was erected over four millennia ago by a race lost to history. The stone was much later, prior to the Roman conquest of Britain, inscribed by The Picts, a confederation of Celtic tribes who inhabited eastern and northern Scotland. They carved sacred symbols into the stone which survive to this day, a salmon and the double disc, thought to represent the sun’s two faces day and night.

They Make...

Balblair 2001 (1st Release) Bottled 2011

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Spirits

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Balblair 1989 (3rd Release) Bottled 2012

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Balblair 1975 (2nd Release) Bottled 2012

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Balblair 2002 (1st Release) Bottled 2012

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Balblair 1996 (1st Release) Bottled 2012

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Balblair 1997 (2nd Release) Bottled 2012

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Balblair 1969 (1st Release) Bottled 2012

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A total of 7 products made by Balblair Distillery are listed on diffordsguide.com

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