Penderyn is an award-winning Welsh single malt whisky, the first commercially available whisky made in Wales since the 19th century. Produced by Penderyn Distillery (formally known as the Welsh Whisky Company), Penderyn is a premium strength (46%) single malt whisky produced in several expressions. It is distilled in the village of Penderyn in the Cynon Valley, Rhondda Cynon Taf from which the brand takes its name.The company was launched in 2000 as the Welsh Whisky Company. Whisky had been distilled in Wales for hundreds of years, but the industry was shut down in 1894. Penderyn became the first whisky to be manufactured in Wales for over a century when sales started in 2004. It remains the only whisky currently produced in the nation.