Arbikie is a small experimental farm distillery established in 2015. The first new make spirit came off the still in September 2015 and isn’t expected to be bottled until aged 14. There are plans to begin onsite maltings creating a hyperlocal ‘farm to glass’ distillery.
The distilleries water is drawn from a borehole, the distillery has four stainless steel washbacks, two stream heated pot stills both fitten with optional use purifiers. Present capacity is 200,000lpa
|Name||Pronounced||AKA||Region||Country of Origin|
|Arbikie||Arbikie Highland Estate||Highlands||Scotland|
|Status||Active||Whisky Type||Website||Tours Available|
|Active||2015 - Present||Malt||Arbikie||Not Available|
|Manager||Distiller||Blender||Owned by||Parent Group|
|Kirsty Black||Arbikie Distilling|
1920: Bill Stirling moves to the Arbikie estate
2013: John, Iain and David begin the 18 month process of establishing the distillery
2015: September distillation of whisky begins
2029: The first whisky is expected to be released
Useful Arbikie links:
Can I tour Arbikie?
No, unfortunately Arbikie distillery is not open to the public for tours