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Jura Distillery



 

Distillery Details


Meaning:
EN: Deer Island
DE: Rotwildinsel
Region:
Islands
Location:
Craighouse, Isle of Jura
Founded:
1810 by Archibald Campbell
Owner:
Emperador Inc.
Status:
Active
Capacity:
2.200.000 LPA
Notes:
Rebuilt in 1963 (having been closed in 1901) to bring new life, job opportunities and visitors to the island
The architect (Delmé Evans) also designed the new stills - they are the second tallest in Scotland (after Glenmorangie)
George Orwell wrote 1984 while staying on the island in the 1940s
Human population = 200, red deer population = >6,000
The stills contain wooden balls ("conkers") to see how much the still is frothing

 

 

Jura Distillery



 

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