Rothes is home to 4 distilleries and to Forsyths, copper fabricators to the Whisky Industry.  The town boasts 2 hotels including the newly refurbished Station Hotel together with the well established Eastbank Hotel.  The Glenrothes Distillery which is not open to the general public can be visited by appointmnt.  Glen Grant Distillery has a well established Visitor Centre together with the Victorain Garden.  The 2 smaller distilleries are Glen Spey and Speyburn.  The distilleries support the CORD (Combination of Rothes Distillers which processes the waste products from the whisky distillation converting Draff and pot ale into cattle food.  Latterly with increased whisky production Draff is also burned to produce energy which is recycled to the contributing distilleries.