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!
|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||Active||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.|
|Berentsens Brygghus AS||Extra||Jernbaneveien 28, 4370 Egersund, Norway||Producing as of 2018-12-12. Will focus on whisky, gin and aquavit.|
|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.|
|Faer Isles Whisky||Planned||Norðradalur, Faroe Islands||Planned whisky distillery. Working on financing now. Plan to release whisky in 2024.|
|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||Active||Vestagervej 1, 8450 Hammel, Denmark||Production started 2018.|
|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 Faer Isles Whisky, a planned distillery in the Faroe Islands.
- Added Berentsens Brygghus AS, Norway. They have started production.
- Updated Agitator (Sweden) and Sall Whisky (Denmark)
- 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