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Oban Distillery

Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NH, Scotland
01631 572004
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Ranked #2 of 19 activities in Oban
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Factory Tours
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Oban, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Being an Oban native it's taken me this long to actually do the distillery tour. It is very informative, you get to see all the workings of the distillery then you get a taste of the 11 year old, which I have to say was surprisingly palatable. When the tour is over you get a lovely dram of the Oban... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We all enjoyed being shown round the working distillery. The tour was slick and the whisky was wonderful. We got a lovely glass as a keepsake and a discounted price on the bottles in the shop.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We opted for the slightly more expensive managers tour, and it included a very nice tasting at the end of some of the Oban whiskey's as well as some other ones as well. Great experience, and our favorite of all the distillery tours we had, mostly because our tour guide was absolutely awesome.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Little else new here I can add that others haven't said. Brilliant tour, as a beer drinker who's been on many brewery tours it was interesting to see the (not always) different process. The price of the tour is good considering the voucher and the etched glass you are given at the end, plus we had a taste of a... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Visited the distillery on March 22nd - the one hour tour costs £7.50, including a £3 voucher against a bottle of whisky. Our Spanish lady guide explained how sprouting barley is converted into 14 year old single malt whisky. We had a sample of the whisky aged 12 and again at full maturity, and got to keep an etched whisky... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Great attraction and a chance to taste their whisky which proved to be very nice and very central location just of the Main Street

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

To have a tour that costs £7.50, lasts for one hour with a fantastic guide, a small taste of 11 year old Whisky and the glass to keep, at the end, a dram of 14 year old Oban Single Malt to end the tour. Great way to pass and enjoy an hour of your time in Oban, a must do

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The morning after the night before our group of 12 weary travellers discovered the secret cure to a hangover. It turns out that a nip of cask strength whisky straight from the barrel will cure all manner of ills! Our guide was knowledgeable and interesting as she steered our tour group around this working distillery on a top to bottom... More

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Nottingham, UK.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Oban Distillery has a most helpful display of tasting notes and tips. The 'museum' of artifacts was interesting and added to the overall pleasure, but the top thing was the friendly and helpful greeter who, simply piut, could not have been more helpful or nicer.

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Oban, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Not being a whisky drinker I went along with the trip round the distillery, rather than leading the charge. It was £7.50 to get in and we waited for the 13:00 tour having a look round their small, but informative exhibition. I had expected our tour guide to be a burly Scottish gentleman with a beard, kilt and a sporran... More

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