Glenrothes Scotch Whisky Distillery was built in 1878 by James Stuart & Co in the Speyside region of Scotland. It contributes to producing the Cutty Sark and Famous Grouse blends and other independent ranges of whiskies. An interesting fact with this distillery is it only bottles 2% of the distillery capacity as Single Malts so that the quality never effected.
Over the years the distillery have released 16 Vintages and to-date 12 have entirely sold out. The Glenrothes Distillery have won certain awards over the last few years including:
The Glenrothes Select Reserve was voted Best in Class at the World Whiskies Awards 2008 and won two Double Golds at The San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2007
The Glenrothes 1978 Vintage was voted Best Speyside Single Malt at the World Whiskies Awards 2008
The Glenrothes 1975 won a Double Gold award at The San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2008
You can read more about this distillery within the latest news section on this site where it state that from the 22nd April 2009, the distillery has opened its doors to the public. You can read more about this by going to The Glenrothes Latest News Page. You can contact the distillery using this postal address: Glenrothes Distillery, Rothes, Morayshire, AB38 7AA and the phone number is +44 (0)1340 872300.