Nestled on the banks of the River Ness, Uile-bheist (Scottish Gaelic for ‘monster’ pronounced Ewl-uh-Vesht). Represents our founder’s lifelong ambition of producing the best artisan whisky and beer in the heart of Inverness, Scotland. Being the first Distillery to grace Inverness in over a century, the Uile-bheist dream was built on the desire to blend traditional techniques with innovative methods. Our sustainability efforts set us apart as we strive to reduce our carbon footprint, all while protecting the beautiful environment we call home.
With storytelling at the heart of what we do, we link Scotland’s rich history and folklore with our exceptional products. Uile-bheist is a place where great stories are told over great drinks. Sláinte Mhath!
For the first time in over a century, you can enjoy a distillery tour right here in the heart of Inverness. Whether you’re a whisky connoisseur, craft beer enthusiast or a novice to the drinks industry, our tours offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the drinks trade. Based in the heart of Inverness, our distillery and brewery tours offer you the opportunity to learn more about the craft of whisky and beer production, all while engaging in the ancient Scottish myths and legends that our brand is built on.
We will share with you our innovative approach to combatting the climate crisis, highlighting how we utilise energy from the River Ness to power our Distillery. With tours ranging from an entry-level introduction to an expert-led master maker tours, there is something for everyone here at Uilebheist.
Céad míle fáilte. (A Hundred Thousand Welcomes)
Welcome to Uile-bheist, the first Inverness Distillery and Brewery in over a century. Nestled on the scenic banks of the River Ness, our ‘Brewstillery embraces the spirit of innovation and sustainability. We have a deep love and respect for our environment; and are proud to be one of the lowest carbon distilleries in the country.
We built our very own energy centre. Harnessing the power of the River Ness to fuel our machinery, all while using its fresh water in our whisky and beer. Explore our distillery and witness the craft of whisky production and be among the first to see history in the making at Uile-bheist.
Not only do we create extraordinary artisan whisky, but we also brew Inverness’s finest craft beers. Making us Scotland’s first and only ‘Brewstillery’. Our beer range embraces the key principles of sustainability. Powered and infused by the iconic waters of the River Ness, our beers are an authentic taste of The Highlands. Our core range has something for everyone, from our craft lager, bitter Forrest Dweller IPA, bold and fruity ‘White Witch Unfiltered IPA to our rich Dark Horse Stout.
All our beers are expertly crafted and served in our Taproom bar straight from the brewing tanks. Join us on a journey where great stories are told over great beers.
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Where to find us.
Inverness Bus Station
Walk 0.6 mi (13 minutes)
Inverness Train Station
Walk 0.5 mi (10 minutes)
23 min (10.3 mi) via A96