Ardbeg is one of the most recognisable peated whiskies today. The distillery was instrumental in kickstarting the Islay revival when it reopened in the late 1990s.

About Ardbeg

About Ardbeg

Ardbeg was founded on the south-east coast in 1815 by the McDougall family. Port Ellen, Lagavulin and Laphroaig all neighbour the distillery on Islay's iconic coastline. By 1835, Ardbeg was one of the largest distilleries on the island, producing around 2,300 litres per week.


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