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Ailsa Bay

Ailsa Bay Distillery


Ailsa Bay was founded in 2007 by William Grant & Sons on the same complex as the site of Girvan grain distillery. Ailsa Bay has 8 pot stills that are modelled as replicas of those at Balvenie Distillery so as to produce ‘Balvenie’ style component requirements for the companies blends. Currently 4 different new make spirit types are made which are estery, nutty, fruity and heavily peated.

Ailsa Bay Whisky Reviews:

  • ailsa-bay-single-malt-whisky Ailsa Bay Batch 1 ~ 48.9% (William Grant & Sons) - Review: Ailsa Bay Batch 1 Category: Lowland single malt scotch whisky Origin: Ailsa Bay Distillery (Girvan) Bottling: William Grant & Sons ABV: 48.9% Cost: £53.95 from Master of Malt What they say: Peter Gordon, director of William Grant & Sons and great great grandson of its founder William Grant, pioneered the distillery and its inaugural […]
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