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Dallas Dhu Whisky Distillery

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Address: South of Forres, Forres, Scotland
Description: The now defunct distillery is a museum.

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To begin with it is a very well maintained Distillery. Staff was very helping, cheerful and joyful. We took the tour of the Distillery looking and learning how the Whisky is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Delhi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

To begin with it is a very well maintained Distillery. Staff was very helping, cheerful and joyful. We took the tour of the Distillery looking and learning how the Whisky is produced. Also got to know about the history behind it through a short film and some free Whisky tasting. Gift shop is also very decent. Try the Rum Cake,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

tucked away in the north east of Scotland this is great snippet of a time gone by, great whiskey and fine example of the proper way to make Scotland's finest export. Good gift shop and terrific staff, well maintained attraction

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very well maintained building and grounds. So good to get so close to some the equipment that you don't get to see in a working Distillery. Very nice wee dram at the end and well stocked gift shop

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north east scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Perfectly preserved time capsule on the outskirts of Forres , Dallas Dhu produced Whisky - called Roderick Dhu from 1899 until 1983. The site is beautifully maintained with all the parts of the Whisky making jigsaw there for you to explore , the malting barn , the kiln , the mash house , the tun house , the still and... More 

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Welland, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stopped by here while walking on the nearby trail. The site was listed on the Historic Scotland web site as being open from about 9:30 till 5:00, or thereabouts. However, a sign on the door of the visitor centre when we arrived early in the afternoon indicated it was closed until 2:00. This would make it too late to see... More 

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Fife, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was our final distillery visit planned for the whisky trial, we had visited two working distillery's and so decided to visit this 'moth balled' distillery also and we were not disappointed. The attraction and the surrounding gardens and picnic area are spotless and very well maintained, the staff are also very helpful and are there when you need /... More 

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Erskine, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a good place to visit but it is not a working distillery which is, in my opinion, a wee drawback. There is plenty to learn however and the grounds are immaculate with plentiful parking. The access road is a bit narrow so care is needed. However, this is a worthwhile place to visit if you are in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This distillery lets you get closest to the machinery, and take an audio tour at your own pace. A great visit included in the price of the yearly membership to Historic Scotland (another great tip.)

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

As a keen whisky drinker and having visited numerous active distilleries in the Highlands, Lowlands and Islands this is a refreshing change. Being non active you are free to wander the distillery at your leisure, there's a great little guide book available for a few pounds which summarises the process really nicely. The staff are extremely helpful and pleasant, the... More 

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

There is a self-guided audio tour that talks though the steps of the whisky making process that enhances the existing signage and is worth getting (no extra charge). Also a quiz for kids to fill out as they walk around. Adults get a dram and kids get orange juice at the end of the tour. You can sip while you... More 

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