Glen Moray has a well equipped visitor centre and shop, and is open to the public Monday to Friday (and Saturdays between May & September). Admission charge is £4. You can also pre-book a more in depth tour of the distillery (Fifth Chapter tour), which costs £30. The Coffee Shop at Glen Moray serves a full range of traditional Italian coffee made by trained baristas, as well as a range of teas, soups, home-baking, sandwiches, paninis and soft drinks.
Have visited Glen Moray for a tour in 2004 and 2007. When I visited the distillery in 2011, all tours for the day were booked, but I was able to have samples of the main range of whiskies. I also got a free copy of Malt Advocate! Further visit in 2012 - filled my own bottle from a bourbon cask for £45. Visit during the Speyside Festival for a premium tour/tasting, and a vast range of samples was produced (see blog).
Another November, another bottle to fill - Chenin Blanc cask this time.
Two more stills have been installed to bring the capacity up to 3.3m litres from next year - but Phase 2 of the expansion will increase the capacity to 9m litres.
Glen Moray was originally built as a brewery and converted into a distillery in 1897.
During the days of joint ownership with Ardbeg, casks of Glen Moray and Ardbeg were "accidently" blended together, the very pleasant result was bottled as Serendipity, but you'll be lucky to get a bottle under £90 these days.
Glen Moray is pronounced like "murry" rather than "moray".
Malt Madness, Undiscovered Scotland, Wikipedia, WhiskyMerchants.co.uk
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Glen Moray Distillery is on the western edge of Elgin off Bruceland Road. Nearest station is Elgin (ELG) (1 mile) Live Train Times.
Glen Moray's main range is Classic (no age statement), 10yo and 16yo. Various limited editions have been released, including a 14yo Port Finish, a 30yo, and a 10yo Chardonnay matured bottling.
Not many independent bottlings - except SMWS who have produced some great single casks of Glen Moray recently.
LFW, RMW, TWE
Nearest Bike shops - Elgin:
Bikes and Bowls 7 High Street, Elgin 01343 549656
Halfords Lossie Wynd N, Elgin 01343 552030
Photos on this page were taken by me. Click on photo to enlarge. Full size versions of all my photos of Glen Moray Distillery are available on Flickr.