Current owner: Pernod Ricard
Stills: 2 wash, 2 spirit
Capacity: 4 million litres per year
Location: Glenrinnes, Banffshire
Notable Facts: The distillery is highly automated. Almost all whisky from Allt-á-Bhainne goes into the Chivas Regal blends. There are no official single malt bottlings.
May 14, 2012
A very nice light ‘summer dram’, quite enjoyable overall, but the dilemma is: water enhances the nose but weakens the palate. – Rating: 82/100
March 4, 2010
A very light-bodied malt, might be suitable as an aperitive but has not much to offer overall. Needs much water to overcome the sharpness of the spirit. – Score: 72/100
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