Tobermory distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery founded as Ledaig distillery in 1798 by John Sinclair. The current buildings were constructed during that first period of occupation, and were licensed in 1823. It was acquired by John Hopkins & Co in 1890, and by Distillers Company in 1916 before closing in 1930 following a drop in the demand for whisky due to ten years of prohibition in the United States. The only distillery on Mull, it is currently owned by Burn Stewart Distillers, a subsidiary of Distell Group Limited of South Africa. Its main product, Tobermory single malt, is used in the blends Scottish Leader and Black Bottle.



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Founded: 1798


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Ken Albertz (2 years ago)
They produce great whisky, especially recommendable is the peated Ledaig with the generous taste of smoke. Very well done!
lisa williams (2 years ago)
Had a lovely one-on-one tour with Michelle; very knowledgeable and had a good grasp of the history of the distillery. Got to ask lots of questions...even got a wee dram to take back with me to my hotel!
Sydney Hancock (2 years ago)
I've done distillery tours mainly on Islay for 22 years. I learned some things that I didn't know on the Tobermory tour from the very nice lady tour guide. Very informative. I won't tell you what they are because I don't want to spoil the experience for you. Well worth the visit and 5 stars simply isn't enough enough for the tour guide. Most impressed.
Peter Overduin (2 years ago)
Warehouse tasting.... Absolutely superb, excellently hosted by Steven! Great experience, thanks Tobermory
jeanphilippe Cornet (2 years ago)
Great visit. Nice distillery. Special thanks to our guide who had a great sense of humor :)
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