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Glasgow West End Whisky Tour provided by Once Upon A Whisky

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Overview
If you’re a lover of whiskey then look no further that this whiskey-focused tour of Glasgow’s West End. As well as receiving personalized attention in a small group limited to 12, you’ll get off the beaten path and visit four different bars that are frequented by locals rather than first-time visitors.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Ben Nevis
    1147 Argyle St, Finnieston, Glasgow G3 8TB, UK
    One of our whisky ambassadors will be waiting for you inside the Ben Nevis whisky bar.
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  • 1
    Ben Nevis Pub Glasgow
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Glasgow West End
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    232 Woodlands Rd
    232 Woodlands Rd, Glasgow G3 6ND, UK
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Highlights
  • Delve deeper into the history of whiskey on a themed tour
  • Visit off-the-beaten-path bars you may not have found on your own
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 12
  • See a different part of Glasgow; the trendy West End
Important Information
Departure Point
The Ben Nevis, 1147 Argyle St, Finnieston, Glasgow G3 8TB, UK
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
232 Woodlands Rd, Glasgow G3 6ND, UK
Inclusions
  • Expert whisky guide
  • 4 Premium Single Malt Whiskies
  • Bottled water
  • Visit 4 different whisky venues
  • Entry/Admission - Ben Nevis Pub Glasgow
  • Entry/Admission - Glasgow West End
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Near public transportation
  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Laura A wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom4 contributions
My friend and I had a great time at the Once Upon a Whisky tour! Cam was really knowledgeable and informative, and gave us great insight into the whisky world - from history, to distillation process, to regions, to tasting notes. The bars we visited were a great blend of
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Ken G wrote a review Mar 2020
Ottawa, Canada4 contributions
This tour was a walking tour that takes in 4 separate pubs in Glasgow with the tasting of carefully selected Scotch. Our tour guide was Sam, who was a young fellow, but don't let that fool you. Sam was a wealth of knowledge on the history and production of Scotch and it was
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from onceuponawhisky, Owner at Glasgow West End Whisky Tour
Responded Mar 20, 2020
Amazing! Thanks so much for such positive feedback. We are very glad you enjoyed our whisky tour and walking tour in Glasgow. You can be sure it is always our pleasure to make customers feel like friends. Thanks again and please let us know if there's anything else we can do for you in the future. Cheers!
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Blaise S wrote a review Dec 2019
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Camilo is a phenomenal tour guide! The tour brings you around some of Glasgow's most historic Whisky Bars, and a new and "up and coming" distillery! His tour will go into how whisky is made and the history of whisky and whisk(e)y!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from camiah86, Owner at Glasgow West End Whisky Tour
Responded Dec 7, 2019
Dear Blaise, thanks so much for your positive feedback. We are very glad to know you enjoyed our whisky tour in Glasgow a few weeks ago. It was our pleasure sharing with you some fantastic whisky and lots of stories about it during the walking tour. Have a great day and please let us know if there's anything else we can do for you in the future. Cheers!
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N B wrote a review Dec 2019
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It was a great whisky tour. A very fun and educational tour of 4 whiskey bars with tasting.The tour was a gift for my friend who had come to visit me in Glasgow for few days. We thought there will be large group of people but we ended up having what turned out to be a private
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from camiah86, Owner at Glasgow West End Whisky Tour
Responded Dec 6, 2019
Dear Nabyendu, thanks so much for your positive feedback. We are very glad to know that you guys enjoyed our whisky tour in Glasgow a few days ago. Sam is a very knowledgable guide, we are very happy that you liked the whiskies, the stories and bars we visited during the walking tour. Thanks again for your positive feedback and please let me know if there's anything else we can help you with in the future, cheers!
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Lindsay P wrote a review Dec 2019
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Cam was an excellent tour guide and did a wonderful job explaining both the history of and each of the whisky tastings. It was the highlight of our visit to Glasgow.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from camiah86, Owner at Glasgow West End Whisky Tour
Responded Dec 6, 2019
Dear Lindsay, thanks so much for your kind words. We are delighted to know that you and your friend enjoyed our whisky tour in Glasgow a few weeks ago. Cheers to you!
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jonathanh393
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A pleasurable education on whisky
I joined an online session to taste and learn about very different whiskies from Scotland and England, and what an
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Excellent virtual whiskey tour
Excellent virtual tour given in the comfort of your own home with samples. Very skilful presentation by Camilo. Sui
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We are now Whisky Pros!
My friend and I were so excited for this tour. We wanted to get a good overall knowledge base before we started vis
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DomDooom
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Best whisky tour experience!
I had two whisky tours during my trip to Glasgow last year: one with Camilo and one with Sam. Both were very well p
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stacymva
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A fun way to spend an evening!
My mom and I were in Scotland last week for a 7 day tour and on our first evening in Glasgow we signed up for the 4
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ogisli
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Good guide and great whiskey
The guide was helpful and gave insights into the history of whiskey. Unfortunately some people had cancelled but fo
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cjwells67
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The Highlight of Our Scotland Experience
This experience was the highlight of the trip to Scotland that my friend and I took in March of 2020. Because we we
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slkb2020
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Greatest single malt I’ve ever tasted and backdrop of cool Glasgow bars
Had a wonderful time sampling some islands and highlands single malts. Great passionate guide and so much learnt ab
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Excellent Introduction to Scotch
Guide was very knowledgeable and did a great job sharing information on Scotch. Starting point has 460 Scotches, so
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ParaMeg
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A fantastic way to spend an afternoon
My wife and I did this tour yesterday with another couple. Our guide Sam was excellent - knowledgeable and charming
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yingz934
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Fantastic Whisky Tour
Taking the tour with Once Upon a Whisky, and the phenomenal tour guide-Camilo, that can be a fantastic experience!
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Krisgast666
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Whisky without the e
My husband and I got to experience a real treat! With just us two we had Sam all to ourselves. He was a gracious a
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Want to learn the history of Whisky?
Take this tour with Once Upon a Whisky! We all learned a lot about the history of whisky. We visited two great whis
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Great learning experience
First time in a whiskey distillery and it will be hard to top! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, not a questi
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Edinburgh Whiskey Tour
Sam knows his stuff, he is nice and funny. We have learnt the history and most of the basic knowledge about whiskey
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