Miltonduff Distillery is said to be located on the site of the meal mill of Pluscarden Abbey.
The Old Fettercairn distillery (a.k.a. Fettercairn or Nethermill) was built in 1824 by Sir Alexander Ramsay.
Ian Norvals great grand-father was not content to follow in his grand-fathers footsteps. He himself had what was then an illicit still, and had gained a considerable reputation among his “drouthy” neighbours for one of the finest drams to be found.