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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    Andy Harrold (8 months ago)
    New Centre was really nice and well laid out. However the closure of the coffee shop will mean I won't be back anytime soon unfortunately. That was one of the reasons to visit for a relaxing coffee and cake with friends, then a look around the shop and maybe buy a bottle of whisky or 2. Can't understand the logic in closing down the facility? It meant that people visiting who didn't want to go on a tour with their friends had somewhere to go and wait.
    kate knap (9 months ago)
    Great place to visit! Beautiful and interesting. Had some kind of tranquility and chill vibe (this was even without tasting any whisky ;-) ). Unfortunately all the tours were fully booked but we still managed to see and learn a bit. Highly recommended!
    Kimran Singh (9 months ago)
    Really great experience, the whole family enjoyed themselves. Our tour guide was Andrew. He was very knowledgeable made our tour fun and interesting. Russell greeted us at the door and made us feel welcome.
    Alasdair Gray (9 months ago)
    Made the mistake of taking the family here, ignore the photo of the coffee shop, no longer exists. They do coffee but nothing to eat other than snacks to go with the whisky. Makeover looks fine if you like the nightclub look. Staff really friendly.
    Trudie Godfrey (9 months ago)
    A great stop. So glad we took the time to go a little off our schedule to find this. Lucy and Andrew could not have been more welcoming, helpful and friendly. The whisky lounge was excellent, great service, really good advice. (we are not whisky drinkers!, so found this very helpful!). Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting a 5*distillery experience.
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