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Glenrothes Scotch Whisky Distillery

A black and white photo of the Glenrothes Distillery in Speyside. This distillery is now opening its door to the publicGlenrothes 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.

The Glenrothes Latest Whisky News

The new Glenrothes Vintage 2001 - A new century in the making -14th May, 2013

The Glenrothes Triumphs In World Whisky Design Awards - 28th March, 2013

The Glenrothes Extends Fan Base With New UK Listings - 31st May, 2012

Curl up this winter with a warming ‘Song of Fire’ - The Glenrothes Ultimate Gentleman’s Cocktail Competition - 24th September, 2010

Scotland mixes it up with the Glenrothes ultimate gentleman’s cocktail contest - 8th December, 2009

Share a Chevelier Sangaree this Summer and also three other whisky cocktails- 10th June, 2010

The Glenrothes Distillery opens its doors to the public - 22 April 2009

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