|Distillery Opened||Capacity||Malting Floor||Washback Type||Number of Washbacks||Number of Wash Stills||Number of Spirit Stills|
|1812||4 million litres||Dismissed in 1966||Wooden/ Stainless Steel||8||2||1|
- 1812 The Royal Brackla distillery was founded by Captain William Fraser.
- 1833 Royal Brackla distillery became the first of three distilleries allowed to use Royal in the name
- 1852 Robert Fraser & Co. taked over the Royal Brackla distillery.
- 1897 The Royal Brackla distillery was rebuilt and Royal Brackla distillery Company Limited was founded.
- 1919 John Mitchell and James Leict from Aberdeen purchase Royal Brackla distillery.
- 1943 Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD) bought John Bisset & Company Ltd and thereby acquires Royal Brackla distillery.
- 1964-1966 The Royal Brackla distillery closed for a big refurbishment and the malting closed.
- 1991 Production resumed
- 1993 A 10 year old Royal Brackla was launched in United Distiller’s Flora& Fauna series.
- 1998 Bacardi-Martini bought Dewar’s from Diego
- 2004 A new 10 year old was launched
- 2014 A 35 year old was released for Changi airport in Singapore.
- 2015 A 12,14 and 21 year old were released.
The Royal Brackla distillery is equipped with a 12.5 ton full lauter mash tun from 1997, six wooden washbacks and another two in stainless steel which have been placed outside the Royal Brackla distillery.
In the end there are two pairs of stills where two are wash stills and only one is spirit still. The stills have tall necks which allow the reflux, spherical lids and an unique shape which is in the middle of Speyside shape and a tall still.
The core range of Royal Brackla distillery consist of:
- 12 yo