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The Tomatin Distillery was established in 1897 at the peak of the Victorian Whisky Boom by three men, John MacDougall, John MacLeish and Alexander Allan, along with a handful of investors.The chosen location may have been inspired by the history of illicit distillation on the site, however, despite being very isolated (Tomatin is over 1000 feet above sea level on the eastern edge of the Monadhliath Mountains), it was also a very practical location.The isolated location was perfect in almost every way, the only thing it couldn't offer was a workforce. So when construction at the distillery begun, the architect was instructed to build a number of...

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