"After many years calling for the Distillery in Brora to be reopened Diageo has now announced that it is to invest £35m in a process that will allow Brora and Port Ellen on the Isle of Islay to reopen by 2020This is great news for the local economies and for Brora am sure it will be an additional boost for those who travel the North Coast 500 that an Old Traditional Distillery will soon be available on the East Coast part of the RouteThe distillery in Brora opened in 1819 and eventually closed in 1983The release of the 1972 Brora in 2017 was the most expensive single Malt ever released by Diageo at a retail price of £14500You can find all Distilleries on the route by visiting our Map section and clicking on the interactive map for DistilleriesClick the Bottle to see the full story