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A man with a Dream

While working as a golf caddie at neighbouring Kingsbarns Golf Links, it was Douglas Clement's vision that first inspired the idea for a distillery at Kingsbarns. His determined belief in the project and an unfettered passion for single malt whisky has been instrumental in bringing the dream to life.

The dream

Old farm buildings and barley fields

The story of Kingsbarns Single Malt Scotch Whisky begins with the conversion of a historic and semi-derelict farm steading into a distillery. For more than three years we worked closely with architects, engineers, designers, and leading whisky specialists as our vision slowly took shape.

Our history

Immpeccable Whisky Credentials

The Wemyss family owners have a longstanding passion for malt whisky and connections with the industry dating back to the turn of the 19th century. Kingsbarns Distillery opens another chapter in the Wemyss story and adds an exciting new dimension to an award-winning portfolio of single cask regional malts and blended whiskies from Wemyss Malts.

Wemyss family

The Spirit of Adventure

Our copper pot stills were hand-made at Forsyths in Rothes, Speyside, both the Wash Still and the Spirit Still will play an integral part in determining the light character of spirit produced at Kingsbarns Distillery. Our new make spirit has been bottled giving visitors and curious whisky drinkers a unique chance to sample the spirit before it matures.

The future
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