Clynelish Distillery is a distillery near Brora, Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland.
The original distillery was built in 1819, adjacent to the new Clynelish. The original Clynelish closed in the year 1968 as the new Clynelish distillery had been built in 1967. They ran side by side as Clynelish A and Clynelish B, shortly after closing the original site due to not being able to keep both running financially. The original distillery was reopened in May 1969 and until July 1983 and renamed Brora Distillery, producing a heavily peated whisky to supply for blending; this was done to cover a shortage of Islay whisky caused by a drought on the island (while taking the Manager's Tour of the distillery in September 2015, was told that this was due to the Caol Ila distillery being re-built from scratch, and therefore to compensate the lack of Caol Ila for blending during a couple of years). Brora whisky is now one of the rarest and desired whiskies in the world, costing around one thousand pounds a bottle.