Still, in Flow

In the rapid flow of life there are moments of stillness.
In the early mornings, the silence of the dawn, the beauty of a crashing wave.
In the quiet reflection by a roaring open fire, the deep connection between friends sharing a great scotch. Like a tranquil pool in the bend of a rushing river.
This is the spirit of Bladnoch. For over 200 years: 
Still, in flow.

Steeped in History

We’ve been distilling Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky for over 200 years, sourcing water from the Bladnoch River and malt from British growers – for Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky from start to finish.

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David Prior

The Owner

David Prior’s prodigious passion for Scotch Whisky, together with a strong desire to restore the heart and soul of the local community led him to purchase Scotland’s 203-year-old Bladnoch Distillery in 2015.

His philosophy; “Early mornings. Deep stretches. The crash of a wave. The view from the clouds. The silence of thought. The noise of success. The rules broken. The limits pushed. Good company. And a great drink.”, is what brings enjoyment in his life and under his leadership, Bladnoch Distillery is enjoying a bold, powerful and exciting revival. 

Nick Savage

The master distiller

Dr Nick Savage joined Bladnoch Distillery as Master Distiller in 2019, hailing from The Macallan. Having spent four years in Australia completing his PhD, Nick has a deep connection with Bladnoch Distillery’s Scottish and Australian roots. Throughout his career, Nick’s unwavering pursuit of perfection has led him to become an industry leader and this same drive ensures the excellence of Bladnoch Single Malts each day. “The passion and drive that the Bladnoch team have for the ultimate quality is why I’m extremely excited to be a part of the amazing future of Bladnoch Distillery.”

The Drinks


Available SKU size: 700ml

  • An extremely limited release of 200 bottles to celebrate the 200 year anniversary of Bladnoch Distillery.
  • Aged oak, sweet vanilla, ginger
  • Chestnut gold
  • Lovely rich old Sherry aromas, acacia, honey, beeswax, orange, fruitcake, a whiff of coffee and a hint of chocolate
  • Soft and silky Sherry flavours, dark chocolate, ginger, spicy citrus notes, balanced sweet oak and a hint of ground black pepper
  • Warming with a honeyed spiciness, satisfying and long
  • ABV: 41.2%
  • Non-chilled filtered
  • Natural colour
11 year old

Available SKU size: 700ml

  • Matured in Bourbon and American red wine casks.

  • A refreshing and sweet expression showing notes of baked apples, cherries and vanilla

  • Apples, cherries, vanilla

  • Vanilla with red cherries and apples

  • Baked apples with cherries and sandalwood

  • Refreshing sweetness
  • Natural colour
  • ABV: 46.7%

Available SKU size: 700ml

  • Samsara, meaning ‘rebirth’, is a full-bodied and fragrant blend of malts matured in ex Bourbon and ex Californian red wine casks.

  • Vanilla, citrus, rich

  • Copper gold

  • Vanilla cream, floral with fresh cut apple

  • Thick vanilla fudge, sweet floral grass

  • Rich, mouth coating, leading to refreshing citrus

  • Non-chill filtered.

  • Natural colour 

  • ABV: 46.7%


Available SKU size: 700ml

  • Matured in American oak red wine casks to provide rich and powerful fruitiness. 2020 release.

  • Mature oak berries, sweet floral
  • Sunrise
  • Mature oak, rich berries with a slightly creamy, floral background
  • Polished oak with dark red berries, liquorice sticks and hints of nutmeg
  • Long, with slightly dryness from aged oak and leather
  • ABV: 44%

Available SKU size: 700ml

  • Matured in a unique combination of 1st fill Bourbon and 1st fill Sherry casks for notes of fresh apple, sweet floral grass and hints of chocolate. 

    ‘Vinaya’, a Sanskrit word meaning respect and gratitude, pays homage to the original founders of the distillery who paved the way, as Bladnoch looks forward to an exciting new era of production and innovation.

  • Apple, floral grass, chocolate

  • Summer barley field

  • Sweet floral grass with boiled sweets

  • Fresh green apples and chocolate with a hint of pepper

  • Light and refreshing

  • 46.7%


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