• Founded 1973
  • Status: Operational
  • Region: Speyside, Scotland – Chapeltown of Glenlivet,  Ballindalloch, Banffshire AB37 9JS +44(0)1542 783042
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History Braeval distillery is a distiller of Scotch whisky in Chapeltown, Banffshire, Scotland. Founded in 1973 as Braes of Glenlivet, the distillery is owned by Chivas Brothers. During the 1970s the still capacity was increased dramatically, with a final still added, to total six in 1978. The name was changed from Braes of Glenlivet to Braeval avoid confusion with Glenlivet in 1994. Whisky distilled prior to 1994 may still be bottled under the Braes of Glenlivet name.

The Whiskyphiles tasting notes

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  • braes-of-glenlivet-16-year-old-small-batch-wm-cadenhead Braes Of Glenlivet 16 Years Old 1997 Small Batch (2016) - Wow, simply delicious, so full of fresh fruit flavours, clean and crisp, juiced and sweetened plays out with hints of cereal barley and oak as foils to that crisp fruitiness. 87/100