Glenfarclas Distillery, Ballindalloch

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Glenfarclas distillery is a Speyside whisky distillery in Ballindalloch, Scotland. Glenfarclas translates as meaning valley of the green grass. The distillery is owned and run by the Grant family. The distillery has six stills which are the largest on Speyside and are heated directly by gas burners.

The distillery has a production capacity of around 3.5 million litres of spirit per year. Normally four stills are used for production with two kept in reserve.

The distillery has approximately 68,000 casks maturing on site, in traditional dunnage warehouses, with stock from every year from 1953 to the current year. Glenfarclas produce a traditional Highland malt with a heavy sherry influence.
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  • The Glenfarclas Distillery has a great whisky tour and tasting. The tour guides are so knowledgeable of the history and make everything very enjoyable. It was very interesting. As far as the tasting.....  more »
  • Glenfarclas Distillery has to be one of our favourite distilleries to visit and take friends to beautiful setting, amazing whisky and amazing tour guides a real gem of the whisky world. We visit when....  more »
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  • Glenfarclas has a fantastic 5 decades tour. Our guide Steven was fantastic. Highly recommend this tour and guide. The distillery is independent and family owned and run, keeping to their traditional methods. Fantastic whisky!
  • These guys are just fantastic. They're super welcoming and despite having spectacular whiskies, they're really humble unlike some of the bigger distilleries that are so slick they're bordering on pretentious. To top it off, they lead us back to the car under umbrellas so we didn't get wet. A must to visit! 👍👍👍

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