Limited edition launch gives whisky lovers once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of a new Scotch legacy

Scotland’s most northerly mainland whisky distillery unveils its name – 8 Doors Distillery.

Whisky enthusiasts are being given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, through a limited edition launch offer, to buy into Scotland’s most northerly mainland Scotch distillery, which today (6 October) unveils its name as ‘8 Doors Distillery’.

8 Doors Distillery is a new Scotch whisky micro-distillery and visitor centre set to open in John O’Groats in 2021, after planning permission was granted in March this year. The £1 million project will establish the first whisky producer in the Caithness village since 1837. It is a dream come true for its founders, local husband and wife team Kerry and Derek Campbell, who have developed a passion for Scotch over many years.

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The Glenrothes, the distillery next to the cemetery.

Opposite the distillery is indeed the old cemetery of Rothes, a bit strange that is already and holds probably one or the other beautiful story. Its regular operation starts the distillery after the acquisition and the completion by the company William Grant & Co in the year 1879. It was after Glen Grant, the second distillery in Rothes.

After several conversions and extensions, the distillery now has ten still pots with a production volume of approximately 5,600,000 litres per year.

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