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Oban Distillery

Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NH, Scotland
01631 572004
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Ranked #4 of 20 activities in Oban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours
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Sheffield
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We planned to visit the Distillery on a visit to Oban and we were not let down by how informative it was. We had Cameron take us around and he was passionate about the Whisky and one of the best guides we have had. We have visited other distilleries and this was by far the best. We had a dram... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This was the second distillery we visited in Scotland and it was still worth! The explanations were deep and quite applyed to their own whisky and whisky making techniques. The guide knew what she was talking about and made a very nice explanations about the flavours of Oban whisky and when in the process do they appear. We could also... More

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Interesting tour (the only distillery tour we took). Our particular guide spoke a bit too much, his jokes weren’t funny, and what took an hour should have taken 40 minutes. We did however learn a lot about whiskey manufacturing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My husband and I toured the Oban Distillery on a rainy day. We turned out to be glad for the rain, becuase we really enjoyed to tour. The guide was informative and included bits of trivia to keep the group interested. Generous sampling at the tasting and no pressure at the gift shop.

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GLASGOW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

If in Oban have a look in. Either do the tour or visit their shop for whiskey or glasses or books or clothing or hip flasks. Very interesting even if you don't like the produce!

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Surat Thani, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed the tour of the distillery in Oban. The guide was very good (apart from over use of the word "cool"!) and his explanations of the processes involved were easy to understand. We were all given an inscribed glass after tasting the 14 year old which made a nice souvenir. The standard tour costs £7.50 but it is worth... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This was the only distillery we visited while in Scotland, and I really enjoyed the tour. It was very informative. I've toured bourbon distilleries here in the US, and it was fascinating to take this tour and learn a little more about the whiskey making process. Our guide was very informative, and answered all of my questions. We had a... More

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I'm not a whiskey drinking gal but I sure enjoyed the tour of the Oban Distillery. We had a fun tour guide and we sure learned plenty. Then there was the tasting....if I was a drinker it probably would have been real smooth....but I'm not so I can't comment on the quality of the whisky but all the others seemed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a nice tour and a great taste of the Oban Whiskey. They even give you a glass as a souvenir. Brought some home

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Allegany, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Oban Distillery is right in the center of the city, near the harbor. It may be a small distillery, it is a great distillery and one of the oldest, well worth visiting. The tour guided us through all the stages of the production, led by a very friendly and knowledgeable lady. We had two tastings: one dram directly from... More

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