The Teaninich distillery is a whisky distillery in Alness close by is Teaninich castle so well worth a visit to the area with accommodation available at Alness for visitors wanting to explore the area.
It was founded and built in 1817 by Hugh Munro on his estate of Teaninich Castle.
Despite an initial difficulty of procuring barley whisky owing to a high demand from illegal distilleries, by 1830 Teaninich produced 30 times more spirit.
In 2000 a hammer mill and mash filter was installed at Teaninich, the only one in operation in a Scottish malt distillery.
- Teaninich distillery Latitude 57.69158° N Longitude -4.260639° E
- Teaninich distillery Postcode IV17 0XB
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The use of the technology, which removes the need for a mash tun, was to produce ultra-clear wort, and the fat stills adding a distinct oiliness to the texture while not blunting any of its penetrating acidity.
Teaninich Whisky has a fragrant exotic grassiness that brings to mind Japanese green tea and coumarin-rich bison grass.
Teaninich part of Diageo’s Flora & Fauna series with occasional releases from independent bottlers.