The image top is of the Glenturret
Distillery. The second image is of the Famous
Grouse statue that used to be in the car park,
as this was the home to the Famous Grouse
Experience for about 40 years.
The Distillery has a large shop with a vast
range of Whisky from this Distillery and other
Distilleries, a Bar Lounge, and a Cafe with a
By the Shop is a Statue of Towser the Cat
that lived at the Distillery from 1963 to 1987,
credited with catching around 29,000 mice.
Glenturret Single Malt is from 7 to 34 years
old, £45 to £1,700 per bottle.
The Famous Grouse is a Blended Whisky mainly
with Grain and Malt, with the Malt Whisky from
this Glenturret Distillery, Highland Park, and
The Macallan, matured in ex Bourbon or Sherry
Barrels for 3 to 12 years, £13 to £70 per
Famous Grouse Whisky Range.
2019 - Glenturret Distillery was taken over
by the French company Lalique Group, with them
meaning to expand production dramatically,
producing a wide range of Glenturret Single
Malt Whisky, and supplying Malt Whisky for
Blending in brands such as The Famous
For a list of all Distillers in Scotland
that can be visited, view the page. Whisky
Glenturret Distillery History
1660 - Excise duty was introduced so anyone
producing alcohol would have to pay Taxes.
1717 - an unregistered Distillery was
operating in this area so as not to pay
1818 - the Glenturret Distillery was opened
under the name Hosh, with the owner being John
Drummond. This has been claimed to be the
Oldest Distillery in Scotland, although a few
other Distillers have disputed this.