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Loch Ewe distillery - CLOSED

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Closed since end of May 2017

We had been the last guests to stay in the hotel, having made a reservation some time before. The... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Braunschweig, Germany
Birthday trip

Came across this wee gem as we were staying in poolewe, we enjoy some of the distillery tours and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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Dec 28, 2018
“Closed since end of May 2017”
Oct 2, 2018
“Birthday trip”
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Loch Ewe Drumchork LODGE, Aultbea, Scotland
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

We had been the last guests to stay in the hotel, having made a reservation some time before. The hosts told us like that; they have sold the hotel + distillery and am going back to Edinborough. It was said that the license was sold...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank explosion1959
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Came across this wee gem as we were staying in poolewe, we enjoy some of the distillery tours and as this is a small hands on we gave it a go. So at the end got a small bottle bottled for my birthday.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank taramoonstone
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Dropped by on a mid week afternoon, but both the micro-distillery and the hotel next door were shut-up. Checking with the owners of the Aultbea hotel down in the village, the owners had given up and moved away. Shame - looked as if it would...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Bearair52
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Located a little off the Aultbea Road, this 'unique' distillery offers the whisky enthusiast a real alternative to the corporate distillery tour. It you want to be insulted - you will get it, if you want to be told to 'hurry up I am about...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank JimmyDudley_England
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Was an ok distillery, whisky though was absolutely awful. It has cute ideas and an excellent bar. worth to pop in

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank aellituv
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place to visit! If you're into whisky this is the perfect place to go. Costs £10 for a tour of the distillery and was the most informative tour we have ever taken. This place is the only distillery in Scotland that makes...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Amandasst
Reviewed August 2, 2016

The equipment and distillery that is on show here is replicated by no one else. This alone should mean its 5/5 for me. Simply stunning how the mashing operates, how the water source is literally inside the garage distillery and the still/equipment is (in my...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Joe H
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We have done a number of distillery tours tend to be quite similar. This was completely different. The aim of the project is to recreate the spirit made by the illicit stills which used to dot Scotland. making this a fascinating glimpse into the origins...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mjr_Clanger
Reviewed September 21, 2015

Others have already written about the general configuration of the site, John's tour patter etc. I was alone with him for about 45 minutes during which he showed me round and described the process, answering my questions and allowing me to deviate from the script...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Nick C
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Rather a strange place to say the least. The hotel it is a part of looks almost deserted and closed down. The parking area is a mess. The entire place as an air of neglect about it. The entrance to the shop is via a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
6  Thank merseybankman
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