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After reopening, it slowly increased and used to be thoroughly modernized within the Eighties. TAMDHU DISTILLERY Knockando Aberlour Banffshire AB38 7RP / Scotland Tel: +44 (0)1340 870221 / Fax: +44 (0)1340 810255 viewers’ middle: No sector: Highland (Speyside) AGE while BOTTLED: No age announcement power: forty% self sufficient BOTTLINGS: Adelphi, Douglas Laing, Duncan Taylor & Co. (cask strength), Gordon & MacPhail, Hart Brothers TASTING NOTES: Aromas: Fruity, floral Flavors: candy, smoky, honey, and spice TAMNAVULIN HIGHLAND (SPEYSIDE) In Gaelic, tamnavulin potential “mill at the hill,” that's a correct description of this distillery that used to be outfitted close to an previous mill, at the Glen, within the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains in 1966. The distillery has been closed because 1996. TAMNAVULIN DISTILLERY Ballindaloch Banffshire AB37 9JA / Scotland Tel: +44 (0)1807 590 285 viewers’ heart: No zone: Highland (Speyside) AGE while BOTTLED: 12-year-old power: forty. five% autonomous BOTTLINGS: Douglas Laing, Scott’s choice TASTING NOTES: Aromas: Flowery nostril, gentle Flavors: Peaty, oaky, and nutty TEANININCH HIGHLAND based in 1817 through Captain Hugh Munro, nearly all of this distillery’s construction is going to mixing. the 1st unencumber of a unmarried malt bottling was once in 1992. TEANINICH DISTILLERY Alness Ross-shire, IV17 0XB / Scotland Tel: +44 (0)1349 882461 / Fax: +44 (0)1349 883864 viewers’ middle: No area: Highland AGE whilst BOTTLED: 10-year-old power: forty three% self reliant BOTTLINGS: Cadenhead, Chieftain’s selection, Gordon & MacPhail, Hart Brothers, SMWS TASTING NOTES: Aromas: Smoky, fruity Flavors: candy, eco-friendly, minty TOBERMORY ISLAND (MULL) the one distillery at the island of Mull, this distillery has been closed and reopened a couple of occasions for the reason that its founding. After being closed in 1989, the distillery used to be reopened in 1993. Older shares of whisky can occasionally be discovered bottled below the label Ledaig. Ledaig, whose identify ability “safe haven” in Gaelic, is being produced back and has a few reported peat personality. Tobermorey makes use of unpeated malt in its creation. TOBERMORY DISTILLERY Isle of Mull Argyllshire PA75 6NR / Scotland Tel: +44 (0)1688 302645 / Fax: +44 (0)1688 302643 viewers’ middle: sure quarter: Island (Mull) AGE whilst BOTTLED: 10-year-old, Ledaig 15-year-old power: 10-year-old: 40%; Ledaig 15-year-old: forty three% self sufficient BOTTLINGS: Blackadder foreign, Gordon & MacPhail TASTING NOTES: Aromas: clean, salty Flavors: candy, minty TOMATIN HIGHLAND (NORTHERN) Tomatin, one in every of Scotland’s greatest distilleries, was once got through the japanese in 1985 and was once the 1st Scottish distillery to be less than entire eastern possession. based in 1897 by means of the Tomatin Spey District Distillery Co. Ltd. , this residence grew from 4 stills in 1956 to twenty-three in 1974. lots of the malt is going for mixing and export yet is additionally to be had in a 12-year-old unmarried malt bottling. TOMATIN DISTILLERY Tomatin Inverness-shire IV13 7YT / Scotland Tel: +44 (0)1808 511444 / Fax: +44 (0)1808 511373 www.