Who owns Scapa distillery?

Scapa, the artisanal Orcadian single malt Scotch whisky owned by Chivas Brothers, has today unveiled its first-ever distillery visitor centre as it seeks to educate malt connoisseurs about its unique production process, provenance and quality.

Is Scapa a good whisky?

This single malt from Scapa is surprisingly good compared to its “statistics”. I was not expecting anything from it, because it’s a NAS with only 40% ABV. Of course you can hypothesize, how much better Scapa would do with age stated or higher alcohol by volume NAS whisky.

Who owns Ailsa Bay whisky?

William Grant
Owned and operated by William Grant, the Ailsa Bay Distillery sits alongside the company’s Girvan grain distillery in the Scottish Lowlands.

Where is Creag Dhu whisky distilled?

Speyside distillery
Creag Dhu is a very traditional whisky made by our master distiller Chris Molyneaux in partnership with a Speyside distillery using time-honoured Scotch whisky distilling techniques that have not changed for centuries.

What does Scapa mean?

Acronym. Definition. SCAPA. Study of Community Acquired Pneumonia Aetiology.

Is Scapa Flow still used?

Its sheltered waters have played an important role in travel, trade and conflict throughout the centuries. Vikings anchored their longships in Scapa Flow more than a thousand years ago. It was the United Kingdom’s chief naval base during the First and Second World Wars, but the facility was closed in 1956.

How many Orkney distilleries are there?

two distilleries
The Orkney Islands have only two distilleries, both located on the “mainland” (it’s still an island).

Where is Ailsa Bay Whisky distilled?

Part of the William Grant & Sons distillery portfolio, Ailsa Bay is located near Girvan and was built in just six months in 2007.

Where is Ailsa Bay distilled?

The Ailsa Bay distillery, set in Girvan in Scotland, is all about precision distilling, with the aim being to create a number of different single malt styles, to give the company as much flexibility as possible.

Why did the Royal Navy stop using Scapa Flow?

On 21 June 1919, after seven months of waiting, German Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter made the decision to scuttle the fleet because the negotiation period for the treaty had lapsed with no word of a settlement. He was not kept informed that there had been a last-minute extension to finalise the details.