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Cardhu Distillery

| Knockando, Aberlour AB38 7RY, Scotland
+44 1479 874635
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Share with us the story of the only malt distillery pioneered by a woman. The malt whisky produced here has a warmth and cleanliness of taste which experts describe as "silky" and is used in some of the award winning Johnnie Walker blends.
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“great tour” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Knockando, Aberlour AB38 7RY, Scotland
+44 1479 874635

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

visited on a Friday afternoon. Tour guide Molly was excellent. tour starts with some nosing tests then a comprehensive tour of Cardhu. The processes were explained in detail. There followed a brief history of the Cardhu site. Lastly there was a tasting session, and the...More

1  Thank teddy_scot
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Took the Cardhu distillery in as part of a tour of a number of establishments. Was well organised, with very knowledgable assistants Great whisky!!

Thank Alistair W
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Great tour, very knowledgeable tour staff and the brew staff. Enjoyed all seven of their whiskies and bought one home

1  Thank B4498NJjanets
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

A 45 minutes tour of the distillery with a taste of a limited edition Cardhu whisky at the end. Worth £5. You can get this tour free if you have 'The Friends of The Classic Malts' book.

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Reviewed May 14, 2017

very professional team and a must have whisky crash course even you know nothing about it. they are ready to explain every single detail and take you through the whole process. very well preserved distillery and you will get to know some of the Scotch...More

1  Thank Samer N
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Many distilleries are shut in Sunday but, happily Cardhu was open. It was a good tour, with everything working fully. Highlight was a blind test of 3 different Cardhu whiskies, plus we sampled a 4th that we then purchased. Great memory! By comparison, Talisker were...More

1  Thank Andy S
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Not a big Scotch fan, but still found the tour and blind tasting at the end very interesting. Set in a beautiful location. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and by the end was able to at least understand the flavour profiles as well as taste...More

1  Thank dld_lufc
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I completed the collections tour here. This consists of an informative tour of the distilling process and the cask warehouse. Our guide was Lois lane. No joke. She was very knowledgeable and did a great job explaining the tasting portion of the...More

1  Thank Eshoup1
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We called in for a tasting. Lois, who guided us through the different Cardhu malts - six in all - was charming and a pleasure to meet; and the malts were all so sublime, it was hard to decide which one to buy. We finally...More

1  Thank Philip K
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Awesome tour, Buzz was amazing and as it was festival week we got to areas not normally seen with a warehouse tasting along with the secondary tasting in the "home of Johnny Walker". Well worth the additional cost for our 2 hour session

3  Thank Neil C
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