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Loch Lomond Distillery


The Loch Lomond Distillery has had a tumultuous history. Originally built on the northern side of Loch Lomond, it closed its doors at the beginning of the 19th century. It would not be rebuilt until 1964, this time on the other side of the Loch on the site of a former dyeing factory, the "United Turkey Red," in the town of Alexandria. Today, the distillery marks the border between the Lowlands and the Highlands. 


Exceptional stills 

The Loch Lomond Distillery is one of the most unique distilleries in all of Scotland. Alone, it boasts many particularities that highlight the care and precision which go into the production of its whiskies. First of all, it is one of the only distilleries in Scotland to use four types of stills. With these stills, Loch Lomond can create a wide range of whiskies, each with its own distinct aromas. Among these, we find a still that resembles an extremely rare Lomond still, incorporating the characteristics of a traditional pot still and a coffey still.


A private cooperage

The Loch Lomond Distillery is also one of the few Scottish distilleries to own its own cooperage, founded in 1994 by the famous master cooper Tommy Wallace. A few years later, Mr. Wallace would be called upon to preside over the National Cooperage Federation. Today, many generations of enthusiastic artisans take great pride in passing on the extensive knowledge they learned from this man. With the exception of the malting of the barley, every step in the production process is completed on-site by specially designated staff. To the owners of the distillery, the team is of the utmost importance: "Our artisans are as vital to the proper functioning of the distillery as the barley, grain, and water. In our industry, nothing beats a keen nose, a sharp eye, and a discriminating palate."


Tommy Wallace

Master Cooper

Only a handful of distilleries can boast owning their very own cooperage. The Loch Lomond Distillery owes this extraordinary asset to Mr. Tommy Wallace. Having benefited from Tommy's know-how, many generations of artisans now strive to perpetuate this tradition and thus allow for the continued production of exceptionally aged Scotch whiskies. 

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