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Distillerie des Menhirs

Plomelin, France
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Darlene S wrote a review Sep 2019
Calgary, Canada13 contributions4 helpful votes
My hubby is a huge whisky drinker (I am not) so I googled distilleries in Brittany on a whim and found this gem. We went for a tour (in English) and he tasted pretty much every product they had. Even as a non-whisky drinker, I found the tour enjoyable and the Pommeau and Cider
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Date of experience: September 2019
Tom S wrote a review Jun 2019
Leeds, United Kingdom339 contributions110 helpful votes
It’s a nice simple distillery if nothing particularly special. The Apple based aperitifs are decent enough, as is the buck wheat whisky, but scotch isn’t under threat just yet. Nice tour on a damp afternoon but the sale prices are similar to regular whisky prices so although
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Date of experience: June 2019
Michelle C wrote a review May 2018
99 contributions5 helpful votes
You must visit this distillery if you are nearby. They produce the only buckwheat whiskey in the world! You are invited to try anything they produce and they produce several whiskeys, ciders, brandy and mead.
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Date of experience: May 2018
TSinParis wrote a review Dec 2017
Paris, France1,678 contributions295 helpful votes
We visited the Distillerie des Menhirs and were lucky enough to have the woman who with her husband in the 1980s reinvented the family local craft industry of distilling into at first producers of Pommeau, hard cider and eventually whiskey. She was very instructive and
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Date of experience: December 2017
Stephen D wrote a review Oct 2016
Felixstowe, United Kingdom443 contributions84 helpful votes
We were actually looking for the menhirs and found the distillery so it would have been rude not to try their wares. Delightful lady was very helpful in explaining how the whisky is made. I do not like Scotch (sorry, something wrong with my taste buds I know - too refined?)
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Date of experience: October 2016