Ailsa Bay Distillery

- South Ayrshire, Scotland

About Ailsa Bay Distillery

Ailsa Bay distillery, situated in South Ayrshire, is a Lowland whisky distillery owned by William Grant & Sons. Established in 2009, it boasts 4 wash stills and 4 spirit stills with a capacity of 12,000,000 litres. Producing a wide variety of styles of makes.

The distillery was strategically built by William Grant & Sons to cater to the demand for malt whisky in their blended whiskies, near the site of the Girvan distillery. In a bid to combat counterfeiting, Ailsa Bay introduced a new brand of scotch whisky in March 2019, utilising blockchain technology for protection. Following this, in September 2019, Ailsa Bay launched Aerstone, a single malt scotch whisky aimed at new whisky drinkers seeking a more approachable option amidst the complexity of established single malts.

Ailsa Bay Whisky Cask Ownership - The Facts

Founded: 2009
Region: Lowland
Distillery Status: Working
Water Source: Penwapple reservoir

Ailsa Bay is a renowned distillery located in Scotland with a rich heritage in producing fine whiskies. The rarity and quality of their products makes them desirable to collectors and enthusiasts, only increasing their value over time.

Whisky typically gains value as it ages and matures in the cask. The longer it remains in the cask, the more it has the potential to develop complexity and depth of flavors. We offer cask purchase programs that allow you to select the type of cask and aging duration, providing you with control over the maturation process.

Buying a cask allows you to own a unique piece of Bladnoch’s Kirkcowan Spirit production and a part of Bladnoch’s history. As the availability of aged and limited-edition whiskies decreases over time, the scarcity of these bottles can drive up their value.

Whisky has experienced growing popularity worldwide, particularly with the rise of collectors and investors seeking alternative assets. If the demand for premium Scotch whisky remains strong or continues to increase, it could positively impact the investment potential of your Kirkcowan Spirit (Bladnoch) cask. Recently we have seen the price of a standard bottle of Bladnoch rise from £40 to £80.

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