The Glenlivet distillery near Ballindalloch produces single malt Scotch whisky. It was founded in 1824 and has operated almost continuously since. The distillery remained open throughout the Great Depression and its only closure came during World War II. The Glenlivet distillery has grown in the post-war period to become one of the biggest single malt distilleries in order to keep up with global demand; The Glenlivet brand is the biggest selling single malt whisky in the United States and the second biggest selling single malt brand globally.

Today, the distillery is owned by the French alcoholic beverages company Pernod Ricard, which also oversees the distillery's production of 5,900,000 proof litres per annum.

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    Sara Hedley (4 months ago)
    Michelle was informative and interesting, the tasting must have been good as we bought five bottles on the way out!
    Janeece Hylton (5 months ago)
    Incredible tasting experience. Katie was absolutely wonderful. It was great to hear about the history of whiskey making. Definitely worth a visit.
    Kevin M (6 months ago)
    Yummy yummy in my tummy
    Juan Garcia (9 months ago)
    Most excellent. Love the 12, 15 and 18.
    Ishta Roth (11 months ago)
    The Glenlivet distillery tour and cafe is located in hidden hills between Aberdeen and Inverness. The scenery alone is worth the drive. The tour is fantastic: full of local knowledge and brilliant anecdotes. For £15 you get the 1 hour tour and 3 tastings with a history of Scotch whisky. The cafe is brilliant. Not only does it serve drams of Glenlivet, they make a excellent pot of tea. There is enough tea to sit in the cafe for an hour. Do yourself a favour though and try Joy's sheet cake. Her lemon drip cake is actually the BEST cake I have eaten in a really long time. After just one bite, I couldn't help myself and tried all of her offerings. Joy's sheet cakes are perfection and fill the afternoon tea gap.
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