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Edradour is perhaps best known as one of Scotland’s smallest distilleries, producing a mere 90,000 litres per annum with a work force of just three. Established in 1825 in the hills of Pitlochry, Edradour (pronounced ‘EDD-ra-DOWer’) maintains its heritage as an almost artisanal distillery. The heart of the range, a ten-year old, exhibits an unconventional charm, uncharacteristic of a highland single malt.

Edradour was acquired in 1982 by drinks giant Pernod Ricard. Following the acquisition, three quarters of the distillery's yield was initially used in the production of blended whiskies, notably including ‘House of Lords’ and the auspiciously named ‘King’s Ransom’. It was not until Signatory acquired the distillery in 2002, that Edradour concentrated its efforts, almost solely, on producing single malts. Renowned for experimenting with various outlandish wood finishes, Edradour has released various malts matured in some rather interesting casks, a ‘Chardonnay Finish’, a ‘Côte de Provence’ and a curious ‘Tokaji Wood Finish’ being among the number.

Signatory moved its base of operations to Edradour after building a bottling plant and warehouse at the site. In 2003, Edradour experimented with a peated single malt, named ‘Ballechin’, with peat levels of 50ppm, launching it in 2006. A new bottling of Ballechin has and will be released every year, each time finished in a different wood, until it has reached full maturity at ten years.

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About Edradour Whisky Distillery

Distillery Number

01796 472095

Distillery Founded


Distillery Status


Distillery Address

Pitlochry, Perthshire

Distillery Owner

Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky Co. Ltd

Distillery Website


This is probably the year when a distillery called Glenforres is founded by farmers in Perthshire.


The first year Edradour is mentioned.


The farmers form a proprietary company, John MacGlashan & Co.


The American company J. G. Turney & Sons acquires Edradour through its subsidiary William Whitely & Co.


William Whiteley buys the distillery in order to produce its own blended whiskies, among them King’s Ransom and House of Lords. The distillery is renamed Glenforres-Glenlivet.


Pernod Ricard buys Campbell Distilleries.


Campbell Distilleries (Pernod Ricard) buys Edradour and builds a visitors’ centre.


Edradour’s first single malt (10 years) is released.


Edradour is bought by Andrew Symington from Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky for £5.4 million (£3 million consists of stocks). The product range is expanded in autumn with a 10 year old and a 13 year old cask strength. Iain Henderson, Distillery Manager at Laphroaig, becomes Director of Operations at Edradour.


A 30 year old and a 10 year old that are non chill-filtered are released. As an experiment a heavily peated variety (50ppm) is also distilled.


A number of wood finishes (port, sauternes, burgundy and chardonnay) are launched as cask strength.


James McGowan becomes the new distillery manager. The first bottling of peated Ballechin is released.


A Madeira matured Ballechin is released.


A Ballechin matured in port pipes and a 10 year old Edradour with a Sauternes finish are released.

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A release of 966 cask strength, 50cl bottles from a single ex-Sherry hogshead. Distilled at Edradour in December 2002 and bottled in June 2013.  More info
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A 10 year old single cask Edradour distilled in December 2002 and bottled as part of Signatory's Un-Chillfiltered range in April 2013.  More info
Matured exclusively in bourbon casks - this Edradour will yield vanilla and sweetness aplenty. Presented in a charming Ibisco Decanter.  More info
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An 11 year old Edradour that was finished in a red wine cask for over two years. Bottled in June 2013 at natural cask strength.  More info
Sauternes-aged whisky. Not as sweet as you might think, but full of flavour at 56.8%.  More info
This Edradour has been finished in Ruby Port casks and boasts big red fruit flavours.

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