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Talisker Scotch Whisky Distillery

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Address: Carbost IV47 8SR, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (0)1478 640203
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Skye's only distillery is worth a visit.

Unfortunately we did not have time to do a distillery tour, but we enjoyed our drive there and short visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately we did not have time to do a distillery tour, but we enjoyed our drive there and short visit.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The tour is well worth it! The staff is very knowledgeable and make the tour interesting. Get the free passport and you can visit other distilleries for free! We visited 3 on our trip.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were advised to pre-book our tour before we left home, and I'm glad that we did, because they were fully booked for the week that we were on Skye. It's one of the few undercover visitor attractions on the island. Usual tour groups are around a dozen, but we had fifteen in ours, and from all corners of the... More 

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Sunny California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Loch and the views where spectacular and so was the tasting. Surprisingly, the bottled water was also very tasty!

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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We toured the Tallisker distillery an found it fascinating to find out the process of making a good malt whiskey. The process is clearly explained in an entertaining manner and we finished with a tasting.

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Portland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A small distillery, now part of the Diagio empire. More of the process seemed to take place elsewhere than at Talisker. In a world crazy for craft and independent food and drink products Scottish Whiskey appears to have gone in the opposite dull corporate direction. Worth going to if you have never been to a distillery, but otherwise not that... More 

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San Mateo, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Having visited many Scottish & Irish distilleries, the tour at Talisker was mediocre at best. They do nothing onsite other than distilling. It is not a true "experience." Steps in the process are explained, followed by the statement, "but that's done on the mainland." Photography is not allowed on the premise that "the batteries in your phones and cameras can... More 

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Schwyz, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had - I think - a short tour around about 1h and it was super! The guide was great and had a lot of "side" information for Whisky Newbies. In the end we could try a tiny small glass of Talisker Whisky. I'm not so into Whisky however I really liked the tour and the Distillery is great!

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We did the normal tour at Talisker. It was a good tour (our first distillery), quite informative, but you could see that they get a lot of visitors and maybe because of that it is not really personal. The people were nice, answered all the questions, but something was just missing. Overall, good tour, friendly people, very good whisky.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

What a journey of the fine art of making scotch. Our tour-guide was full of typical Scottish humor and very informative. Had answers to almost everything, and maintained a great sense of ethic, while being funny. A well detailed tour, with a tasting session towards the end. And the souvenir shop is great too. Don't forget to check out the... More 

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Address: Address: Carbost IV47 8SR, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (0)1478 640203
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Carbost

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