Penderyn Distillery

Brecon Beacons Penderyn Distillery

Penderyn Distillery Story

It was a long time since whisky was distilled in Wales when a small group of friends met in a local pub and decided to do just that! This was was the biginning of Penderyn Distillery and it’s single malt from the local supply of fresh spring water.

They owned a unique copper single-pot still designed by Dr David Faraday a relative of the famous 19th century inventor Michael Faraday.

The production grew and there are now three stills employed producing the whisky that is exported all over the world.

Finally on St David’s Day 2004 the first Penderyn whisky was launched in the presence of Prince Charles.

Penderyn whiskey distillery tour

The Whisky

The majority of the malted barley sirit is stored in casks and aged in the cellars. The remainder is used to produce associated products. There is also Merlyn Cream Liqueur, Gin and Vodka.

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Penderyn Distillery Tour

You are able to go on a very enjoyable tour of the facility ending in the tasting room. The guides are both knowledgeable and humorous. Even for the non drinker it is a vacinating tour.

The shop has much to choose from and the ideal place to take something home to remind you of your time in the Brecon Beacons.

 This tour could be combined with a walk to the waterfalls or maybe lunch in The Red Lion.

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