Whisky Pronunciation Guide

Looking to impress with your whisky knowledge? Try our whisky pronunciation guide!


The last thing you want is to risk the embarrassment of ordering a bunny-ha-ban when you mean Bunnahabhain.

It’s true that for non-Scots speakers the names of some of our whiskies can be a bit of a mouthful. Thankfully the good folks from the online pronunciation dictionary, Forvo, are here to help!

Throughout our site, you can highlight a word to hear it pronounced – try it with the whisky pronunciation guide below!

If you’re having trouble click here for a guide on using the software. We regret that, as yet, this function does not work on mobile.




Aberfeldy   AnCnoc   Ardmore  Balblair   Blair Athol  Ben Nevis

Clynelish   Dalmore   Dalwhinnie  Edradour  Fettercairn

Glencadam   Glendronach Glengoyne   Glenmorangie   Glenturret

Glen Garioch    Loch Lomond  The Macallan

McClelland  Mortlach   Oban   Old Pulteney

Royal Lochnagar  Singleton  Teaninich   Tomatin   Tullibardine




Arran  Highland Park   Jura   Scapa    Talisker   Tobermory




Aberlour   Allt-a-Bhainne   Auchroisk   Balmenach

Benromach  Balvenie   Cardhu    Craigellachie

Cragganmore   Dufftown   The Glenlivet

Glenfiddich   Glen Grant   Glenfarclas  Glen Moray

Glenrothes    Knockando

The Macallan   Mortlach   Newtonmore

Strathisla   Tamnavulin   Tomintoul




Ardbeg  Bowmore  Bruichladdich  Bunnahabhain

Caol Ila    Kilchoman   Lagavulin   Laphroaig




Ailsa Bay  Annandale  Auchentoshan

Bladnoch   Eden Mill   Glenkinchie



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