One of the shortest-lived malt distilleries, Pittyvaich was established by Arthur Bell & Sons in Dufftown in 1975 and closed in 1993 while still in its teens. The buildings were demolished in 2002. The only official bottling was under the Flora and Fauna label a few years after Bell's had become part of UD (later Diageo). There have been a f ... Read More »
Pittyvaich was one of the newest and most short lived distilleries in Scotland, only operating from 1974 until 1993. The distillery has now been demolished and this is the most easily (for now) available of the very small number of bottlings of their spirit.
A very pleasant appley, biscuity dram from an unheralded distillery that closed its doors in 1993 after only eighteen years of existence. We were suprised at the quality of this Pittyvaich, which wears its twenty years very lightly.