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“More than a "wee dram"”

The Scotch Whisky Experience
Ranked #27 of 396 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Take a barrel ride as you actually become part of the whisky making process. Experience for yourself our regional whiskies and whether you like fruity, sweet or smoky flavours our experts will help you select your perfect dram.Enter the vault containing the world's largest collection of Scotch Whiskies and enjoy a special tutored nosing and tasting. Explore Scotland's whisky history from the very beginnings through to the global success of today.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Brilliant - an interesting trip through the whisky making process , an added bonus is the tasting & free glass upon completion of the tour. The staff are all friendly & the bar has an unbelievable choice of single malts

Thank Covey-61
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Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic place!!! Specially for those who like whisky! A oportunity to learn about how its produced, created, teh different tastes and smells. Just amazing!

Thank LilianSilva
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

This is an ok attraction for the beginner interested in the roots of Scottish whiskies, the complete tour took about 90 minutes. Once finished, you get to sample 4 or more scotches if you're lucky at the very nice bar which is the second highest point in Edinburgh, and gives you great views to the city. At the very least, you will leave happy after sampling the different scotches, nice and ready for a good meal.

Thank HecMen
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

First off as me and boyfriend arrived there seemed to be a bit of Que however the staff managed to serve everyone quickly, efficiently and still with wonderful customer service. I enjoyed the Barrell ride it was informative yet fun at the same time. However our Highlight has to be our tour guide Frances- She was amazing, fun and really gave us a good wee bit of information in the short time we spent with her as well as being enthusiastic- Which I think is an incredible talent! Congratulations and Thank you for such an amazing experience!

Thank Rhian C
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Once you are in Scotland, you really should be in touch (somehow) with Whisky. This place offers you a mini and smooth ride that presents, through videos, the basics about Whisky production ans then you will have a mini training about flavor and taste of this beverage. Also they have the biggest museum/archive of bottlles that gives an interesting perspective on how impprtant this subject is to this culture.

Thank Evandroepr
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