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Located on the outskirts of the ancient market town of Forres lies Benromach Distillery. From a small and almost lost distillery emerged a single malt withdistinctive qualities reflecting its hand made credentials as well as encapsulating the...more
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Benromach House Invererne Road, Forres IV36 3EB, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came as part of a Whisky Tour which only had two of us on it, so we pretty much had a private tour! I believe our guide was called Brian and he was friendly, funny and knowledgeable. The history of this distillery is interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sairaanhoitaja
Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad and I had booked an extended tour and were lucky to be to only two people in it in a beautiful Sunday morning. It was an excellent tour - our guide was extremely knowledgeable and showed us everything. Super personal and friendly and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roland H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely tour of the distillery given by Alec. It was really cool to learn the history of the distillery and awesome to see everything first hand. Would definitely recommend checking out Benromach!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Had a great visit with Alec today. A great comparison to the bigger distilleries. A very enjoyable tour. With a great tasting for my husband at the end. Would really recommend this to anyone in the area. Really fascinating to see a distillery where things...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank biancatt77
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We had a fascinating tour around the distillery, getting to see and hear the history of Benromach first Hand. Catherine, our guide, was very friendly and informative and showed us round. We visited the distillery on the 20th anniversary of the first bottling and it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

We visited this distillery as part of a Whisky Tour. The guide was funny and interesting and the distillery has a really traditional feel about it compared to the larger automated distilleries we visited. It has only been reopened for around ten years but they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Of the 9 distilleries I visited in Scotland this was probably the quietest and most intimate experience. The tasting expert spent an hour with our group alone. We tried 4 whiskies. The organic is a cool idea. The 10yr and the 10yr 100 proof are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Unlike the large Distilleries around, Benromach is not a hightec facility where everything is automated. Hence, the Whiskys are handcrafted products, which, in my opinion, is reflected in their taste. We took a tour which we really enjoyed. Our guide (an elderly gentleman and Whisky...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Benromach distillery was recommended to me as a great distillery tour that was not like the other more tourist distilleries, and how right they were. its a tiny distillery that retains many of the hallmarks of distilling from over a century ago. No computer enhancements...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

It was worth it to book the tour which includes four drams. They do a drivers pack for designated drivers. Our guide was funny and enthusiastic about the whisky produced. The experience was a good one even though I honestly can’t stand drinking whisky.

Date of experience: August 2018
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4 day itinerary (21 Replies)
Three friends and I will be flying into Aberdeen. We planned to spend the night there and rent a car the next day. Day 1: We would drive to Elgin via Fraserburgh, Pennan and Keith. Day 2: We would go on to Forres, Benromach, Nairn, Cawdor Catle and end up in Inverness. Day 3 we would tour Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness and back to Inverness Day 4 Poolewe to see Inverewe Gardens and back to Inverness Day 5 Ballindalloch Castle, Speyside Cooperage, Glenfiddich, Huntly Castle and end...More
July 03, 2013|
Response fromSandy1949|
Try to fit in a visit to the amazing Dunnottar Castle at Stonehaven , about twenty miles down the coast from Aberdeen. VisitScotland have nominated it as the Scottish entry for a 'eight wonder of the world' competition
Elizaveta M
Distillery tour dilemma! (3 Replies)
Hello, I would really appreciate your input on which distillery to visit. I will be driving from Edinburgh to Inverness and along the way will stop at Glenfiddich distillery. I also wanted to check out another one after that and cannot decide. Strathisla looks beautiful and Aberlour tour is very appealing. I also saw Benromach is recommended. Since all of them pretty much close around the same time for tours and visits, which combination would you recommend?
March 30, 2017|
Response fromSunnyUnlimited|
They prices is basically all the same. Who is doing your driving for you after you do your multiple "tastings"? You are kidding yourself if you think plain car police don't sit just beyond the exit waiting for you.