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Glen Moray Distillery

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The Glen Moray Distillery is situated on the west side of Elgin, 49 miles northeast of Aviemore, 76 miles northwest of Aberdeen, 38 miles east of Inverness.

The Distillery is open for visits and tours May to end of September, Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm. October to end of April, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Postcode: IV30 1YE.

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The Image top is of the entrance to the Glen Moray Distillery, that produces Single Malt Whisky, mainly matured in ex Bourbon Barrels.

The Visitor Centre has a good selection of Whisky, Cafe, and Souvenirs.

Glen Moray Whisky is normaly matured from 8 to 28 years, £23 to £3,000 per bottle. Whisky List.

Glen Moray Distillery History

1828 - the West Side Brewery was opened on the west side of Elgin.

1897 - Robert Thorne & Sons converted their West Side Brewery to a Distillery with 2 stills, named Glen Moray Distillery.

1910 - Glen Moray was closed as the company focused more on their other Distillery at Aberlour, 15 miles south.

1923 - the Glen Moray Distillery was taken over by the Glenmorangie Distillery, 71 miles northwest.

1958 - another 2 Stills were installed at Glen Moray.

2004 - the French Company - La Martiniquaise, opened a large Blending Warehouse at Bathgate by Edinburgh.

2008 - La Martiniquaise took over Glen Moray, with them using some of the Glen Moray Single Malt in their Blended Whisky - Label 5, a Whisky mainly sold in France.

2010 - La Martiniquaise opened a Grain Distillery at Bathgate named the Starlaw Distillery.

Glen Moray was then Blended with the less expensive Grain Whisky from the Starlaw Distillery to create Label 5.

2016 - Glen Moray was expanded to 6 Stills.

Today - Glen Moray produces a wide range of Single Malt Whisky up to 28 years old, any older will be rare and collectable.

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