CAMPBELTOWN

CAMPBELTOWN WAS ONCE ONE OF THE MOST PROLIFIC REGIONS IN SCOTLAND, SADLY US PROHIBITION AFFECTED THE AREA AND UNTIL RECENTLY THERE WERE ONLY 2 DISTILLERIES PRODUCING WHISKY. CAMPBELTOWN SITS ON THE MULL OF KINTYRE AND THE SINGLE MALT WHISKIES FROM THE REGION REFLECT THIS WITH A SLIGHT COASTAL CHARACTER. THEY ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR DRYNESS AND OFTEN FOR THEIR PUNGENCY. SOME OF THE DISTILLERIES IN THIS REGION USE PEAT AS WELL.