Nordic Distillery Map

Welcome to the Whisky Saga Nordic Distillery Map. The listed distilleries are divided into the following categories:


‘Extra’ indicates a company where whisky is just (limited) part of the business. Please let me know if you have updates to this map!

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Aarhus Bryghus Extra Gunnar Clausens Vej 26, 8260 Viby J, Danmark Brewery collaborating with nearby (50 km) distillery Enghaven Brænderi. Whisky is matured in ex-cognac casks that have also held their stout Black Monster. First whisky launched 2016-08-25.
Agitator Whiskymakare AB Planned 732 47 Arboga, Sweden The investor company Nordic Whisky Capital is planning a new distillery in Arboga, Sweden.
Ägräs Distillery Planned Peltorivi 7, 10470 Raseborg, Raasepori, Finland Planned distillery. Currently securing financial backing Kickstarter style.
Arcus Extra Destilleriveien 11, Nittedal, Norway Producing and selling whisky. First whisky launched for sale December 2013.
Aurora Spirits Extra Årøybuktneset 44, 9060 Lyngseidet Distillery started producing whisky late Autumn 2016. Focus on vodka, aquavit and gin first.
Bergslagens Destilleri Örebro AB Planned Pettersbergsvägen 2A, 703 69 Örebro, Sweden This is the second round for the distillery, now planned for startup in Örebro. The first Bergslagens Destilleri was established in 2011 and closed in 2013.
Box Destilleri Active Sørviken 140, 872 96 Bjärtrå, Sweden Producing and selling whisky. First whisky released June 2014.
Braunstein Mikro Destilleri & Bryggeri Active Carlsensvej 5, 4600 Køge, Denmark Producing and selling whisky.
Brænderiet Enghaven Active Amtsvejen 133, 8930 Randers NØ, Denmark Distilling (rye) whisky since 2014. released first whisky for sale in November 2017.
Brænderiet Limfjorden Active Brænderiet Limfjorden, Havnevej 84, 7990 Sillerslev, Denmark Started whisky production in 2013.
Buran Norsk Whisky Mothballed 7622 Markabygda, Norway Production of whisky started spring 2013. Currently no activity.
Copenhagen Distillery Active Bryggergaarden 2, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark Producing whisky. Already selling gin.
Danish Distillers (Danske Spritfabriker) Closed C. A. Olesens Gade 1, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark Produced the whisky CLOC until 1974.
Det Norske Brenneri Extra Industriveien 6, Østerhus, 4879 Grimstad Producing and selling whisky.
Egge Gård Extra Baneveien 16, Lier, Buskerud, Norway Has released oak cask matured distilled beer as 'Norwegian Single Malt' (so not whisky due to the hops). Might be producing single malt at a later stage.
Falbygdens Bränneri Planned Falköping, Sweden Planned startup in 2017. No further details at this time.
Fary Lochan Destilleri og Vineri Active Ågade 41, 7323 Give, Denmark Producing and selling whisky. First whisky launched Autumn 2013.
Flóki (Eimverk Distillery) Active Lyngás 13, 210 Gardabaer, Iceland Started production in 2012. Selling mini casks. Have released first product, Floki, a 9-12 month old spirit. First whisky to be released in 2016.
Gammelstilla Whisky Active Gammelstillavägen 103 B, 813 94 Torsåker, Sweden Producing whisky. Whisky planned for sale in 2015.
Gnesta Bränneri Extra Gnesta, Södermanland County, Sweden Started producing whisky in 2016. Has been producing other products for years.
Gotland Whisky - Isle of Lime Active Gotland Whisky AB, Sockerbruket, Romakloster, Sweden Producing whisky. First whisky launched in 2015.
Grythyttan Destilleri Closed 713 31 Nora, Örebro County, Sweden Produced whisky 2010-2013. Now closed.
Gute Vingård Extra 623 42 Havdhem, Sweden Producing whisky. First whisky launched for sale 2013.
Kyrö Distillery Company Active Oltermannintie 6, 61500 Isokyrö, Finland Established 2014. Has a young rye product in sale, at four months old; Verso Rye.
Lappland Destilleri Planned Järnvägsgatan 91, 933 33 Arvidsjaur, Sweden [2014-10-15] Start-up problems. The project is now put on hold for a year or more.
Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB Active Nobelvägen, Gävle, Sweden Producing and selling whisky
Mosgaard Whisky Active Tanghavevej 43, 5883 Oure, Denmark Production started around March 1, 2016.
Myken Destilleri AS Active Myken, 8181 Rødøy, Norway Established in 2014. Production started in December 2014.
Nordisk Brænderi Extra Hjortdalvej 227, 9690 Fjerritslev, Denmark Producing and selling whisky. First whisky launched in 2014.
Nordmarkens Destilleri Planned Holmedal Liane 2, Årjäng, Sweden Starting up. All permissions and licenses obtained. First production made at other Swedish distillery using their specifications.
Norrtelje Bränneri Extra Lohärad PL 104 77, 761 72 Norrtälje, Sweden Producing and selling whisky. First whisky launched in 2014.
Nyborg Distillery / Isle of Fionia Active Sølystvej 10, Nyborg, Denmark Started producing whisky in 2009. Released first whisky product in 2014.
Oss Craft Distillery Active Fleslandsvegen 205, 5258 Bergen, Blomsterdalen, Norway Started whisky production late 2016.
Panimoravintola Beer Hunter's Active Antinkatu 11, 28100 Pori, Finland Producing whisky since 2001. Selling the whisky Old Buck since 2004.
Qvänum Mat & Malt Planned N58 17.270 E13 09.452 Established in 2005. Minor whisky production, no sale. Focus on other products.
Sall Whisky Planned Vestagervej 1, 8450 Hammel, Denmark Production planned to start 2017.
Sangen Planned Kaitoväylä 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland Will start production shortly. refer to themselves as Laboratory - Brewery - Distillery.
Skånska Spritfabriken / XO Spirits Extra Sandby 1651, 247 92 Södra Sandby, Sweden Producing and selling whisky on a very small scale. Actual distilling done in France, using Swedish malt. Maturation in Sweden.
Smögen Whisky Active Ståleröd Ljungliden 1, 456 93 Hunnebostrand, Sweden Producing and selling whisky. First whisky launched March 18 2014.
Spirit of Hven Extra Spirit of Hven Backafallsbyn, Norreborgsvägen 55, Sankt Ibb, Sweden Producing and selling whisky
Stauning Danish Whisky Active Stauningvej 38 6900 Skjern Denmark Producing and selling whisky.
Teerenpeli Malt-Whisky Distillery Active Rautatienkatu 13, Lahti, Finland Producing and selling whisky. Recently launched their first 10 YO whisky. Expanded production late 2015.
Tevsjö Destilleri Active Tevsjövägen 1, 820 40 Järvsö, Sweden Producing whisky. Whisky planned for sale in 2016.
The Helsinki Distilling Company Active Työpajankatu 2a R3, 00580 Helsinki, Finland Producing whisky since late 2014. Already selling white dog.
Thoran Whisky (Þoran Whisky) Planned Reykjavik Iceland Starting cask sales summer 2013. No production of whisky yet.
Trolden Destilleri Active Olaf Ryes Gade 7 M, 6000 Kolding, Denmark Producing and selling whisky. First whisky released late 2014.
Trondhjem Mikrobryggeri Active Prinsens Gate 39, Trondheim, Norway A micro brewery that has started small scale distilling in 2017. Might be releasing whisky in a few years.
Turku Koulu / Turku Brewery Planned Eerikinkatu 18, 20100 Turku, Finland Distilled whisky enough to fill a cask on 2009-12-17, and launched for sale at their Brewery in December 2013. No further production ongoing as far as we know. Not sure what status to set her, so I will mark it as Planned...
Uppsala Destilleri Active Stenhagsvägen 156, 752 60 Uppsala, Sweden Started production in late 2015 or early 2016.
Valamo Monastery Distillery Active Valamontie 42, 79850 Heinävesi, Finland Monastery producing whisky (and lots of other products). Production since 2013. First whisky planned to go on sale in 2018.
Vin & Spritcentralen Closed Södertälje, Sweden Produced whisky 1955-1968, called Skeppets Whisky.
Vingården Lille Gadegård Extra Søndre Landevej 63, 3720 Aakirkeby, Denmark Producing and selling whisky.
Wannborga Bränneri & Vingård Extra Övra Vannborga By 11, Köpingsvik, Sweden Producing and selling whisky
Ærø Whisky Planned Havnevejen 1, 5985 Søby Ærø, Denmark Production start planned for May 13, 2016.



  • Added Brænderiet Enghaven, Denmark


  • Added some closed distilleries (Grythyttan, Vin & Spritcentralen and Danish Distillers)
  • Added some planned and small scale distilleries (Egge Gård, Trondhjem Mikrobryggeri, Agitator Whiskymakare AB, Bergslagens Destilleri Örebro AB, Falbygdens Bränneri, Gnesta Bränneri)


  • Added Aarhus Bryghus, Denmark


  • Added OSS Craft Distillery, Norway


  • Added Sall Whisky, Denmark
  • Updated Aurora Spirit, Norway


  • Added Ærø Whisky, Denmark
  • Added Mosgaard Whisky, Denmark
  • Added Uppsala Destilleri, Sweden
  • Added Sangen, Finland


  • Added Valamo Monastery Distillery, Finland
  • Added Turku Koulu / Turku Brewery, Finland
  • Added Ägräs Distillery, Finland
  • Huge thanks to Mika Jansson for these updates on Finland!
  • Updated status on a number of distilleries. Mainly setting them to Active when they actually produce whisky, and not waiting until they also sell. Less confusing this way I believe.


  • Added Aurora Spirit, the Arctic distillery currently being built in Norway.
  • Added website for Nordmarkens Destilleri.


  • Removed Ørbæk Distillery as this turned out to be a Brewery which happens to be the company behind nearby Nyborg Distillery / Isle of Fionia (see previous update).


  • Added Nyborg Distillery  / Isle of Fionia, Denmark
  • Added new markers, dividing the listed distilleries into four different categories for better clarity (see above).


  • Added Skånska Spritfabriken / XO Spirits, Sweden
  • Added Nordmarkens Destilleri, Sweden


  • Added Copenhagen Distillery, Denmark
  • Added The Helsinki Distilling Company, Finland
  • Added Qvänum Mat & Malt, Sweden


  • Added Kyrö Distillery Company in Finland.


  • Removed Karstula in Finland. Turned out this was an independent bottler and had no plans to start production (at least yet).
  • Updated text on Lappland Destilleri in Sweden. They are reporting start-up problems, and the project is put on hold for at least a year. I should probably remove them from the map… We’ll see when I do the next update.
  • Huge thanks to Ivar Aarseth for these updates!


  • Added Brænderiet Limfjorden, Denmark
  • Added Myken Destilleri, Norway