This remote distillery on the Isle of Islay is one of the most unique on the island.
One of the lesser known distilleries found on Islay, Bunnahabhain Distillery also produces one of the islands most distinctive whiskies. Located on the north east coast just below Port Askaig, the distillery was established in 1881 and overlooks the Sound of Islay and neighbouring island of Jura. The most remote of all of Islay’s distilleries, its extensive complex of buildings are painted a steel grey which blend into the surrounding landscape. The absence of peat in the malting of the barley, most of which is used to produce its internationally recognised ‘Black Bottle’, making its whisky the ‘lightest’ and most unique of all the whiskies brewed on the island. Distillery tours are available by appointment.