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DISTILLERIES OF SCOTLAND

Scapa Distillery

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Region

Highlands


Owner

Pernod Ricard


Founded

1885 | Macfarlane & Townsend


Scapa is one of two distilleries on the Isle of Orkney, the other being the better known Highland Park. They used to have the longest fermentation time of any distillery, although since then they have reduced it due to a 7 day distilling week. Scapa use a Lomond still to produce their whisky, being the only distillery to do so.

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Scapa Distillery Facts

Mash Tun Type

Semi-Lauter

Number of Washbacks

12

Washback Type

Stainless Steel

Capacity (L)

1,300,000

Fermentation Time

52 Hours

Condenser Type

Shell & Tube

Number of Stills

2

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