Ben Wyvis

Closed 1926

Water source Loch Ussie 3 miles away

Ben Wyvis Distillery

Founded in 1879. Closed 1889 reopened 1893. Some of the warehouses were in use until the early 1980s. In its time it was well advanced using a 20 horse horizontal steam engine. Annual production was 160,000 gallons using pot stills, the wash still having a capacity of 4000 gallons ant the spirit still 2000 gallons. The name lived on for a while when a malt distillery was opened within Invergordon grain distillery.

Last update 20th November 2002