Royal Lochnagar Distillery
Region: Highlands, Scotland.
Water source: Lochnagar Hill Springs
Ouput: 0.4 million litres alcohol per annum
The first Lochnagar distillery was burnt down in suspicious circumstances in 1824 and a replacement again burnt down in 1841. In 1845 John Begg built the “new” Lochnagar. The distillery was awarded its Royal Warrant in 1848 when John Begg invited Prince Albert to visit the distillery from the nearby Balmoral Castle, the Queen’s residence in the Highlands. The next day the distillery was visited by Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their children.
Royal Lochnagar Whisky Reviews:
- Royal Lochnagar 12 Years Old ~ 40% (Diageo) - Review: Royal Lochnagar 12 Years Old Category: Highland single malt scotch whisky Origin: Royal Lochnagar Distillery Bottling: Diageo ABV: 40% ABV Cost: 34.43 from Master of Malt Score: 84/100 What they say: Royal Lochnagar Distillery, just a mile or so along the banks of the River Dee from Balmoral Castle in the East Highlands, earned […]
- Royal Lochnagar Distillers Edition 1998 ~ 40% (Diageo) - Review: Royal Lochnagar 1998 (Bottled 2011) Muscat Cask Finish Distillers Edition Category: Highland single malt scotch whisky Origin: Royal Lochnagar Distillery Bottling: Diageo; Distillers Edition ABV: 40% Cost: £59.83 from Master of Malt / £69.95 from The Whisky Exchange Score: 85/100 What they say: This is a bottling of Royal Lochnagar single malt Scotch whisky, […]