Where To Find Different Still Types

The size and shape of the still have a huge impact on the characteristics of the final whisky, as does other equipment like purifiers and condensers. If you want to see¬†different distillery tools in action,¬†use this comprehensive list of Scotland’s distilleries as a guide.

Lantern-shaped/lamp-like stills

Glenkinchie, Jura, Ardbeg

Pear-shaped stills

Lagavulin, Dufftown, Allt-A Bhainne, Miltonduff

Onion-shaped stills

Bruichladdich, Kilchoman, Springbank

Flat-top stills

Cragganmore, Dalmore, Old Pulteney

Boil Balls

Cragganmore, Glenmorangie, Kilchoman


Arbikie, Ardbeg, Glen Grant, Isle of Harris, Strathmill

Interesting lyne arms

Talisker (U-bend) and Tobermory (S-bend)

Worm tubs

Ballindalloch, Balmenach, Benrinnes, Cragganmore, Craigellachie, Dalwhinnie, Edradour, Glen Elgin,
Glenkinchie, Mortlach, Oban, Old Pulteney, Royal Lochnagar, Speyburn, Springbank, Talisker

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