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“Best distillery tour on Islay”
Review of Bowmore Distillery

Bowmore Distillery
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4-Day Isle of Islay Tour from Edinburgh: Whisky Distilleries Including...
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Bowmore
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Tamworth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best distillery tour on Islay”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

This was by far the best tour we undertook. The young lady was friendly and very knowledgeable. Although this was the last of 9 tours we had done in a fortnight, and we knew the whisky making process inside out by then, the interactive way in which this tour was done made it different from the others. The tasting area is lovely, with panoramic views out over Loch Indaal. The choice of whisky was immense, and it was so difficult to choose one. We went for a 16 year old sherry casked in the end which you bottled yourself. Delicious.

Visited September 2013
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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Heaven in a glass!”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

What a great tour and tasting. We went during the quiet time and ther wasn't any dis tilling going on, but the video (and accompanying dram) was a good start to the tour of the facilities. Don't forget to stop by the tasting bar and sample a few drams. They will pour you a dram from all of their offerings. No driving afterwards!

Visited July 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A freindly hello”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Even though our visit occurred when the distillery was closed for the annual cleaning, the staff was most helpful and went out of their way to be informative and even offered a wee dram of the product!

Visited July 2013
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Bowmore, United Kingdom
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“Loved the whisky”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

I took several distillery tours on Islay, and they were all interesting and informative. Bowmore was the first and set a high standard. Educational, nice video and the tasting at the end was fun.

Visited August 2013
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Very interesting place to visit”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Bowmore distillery is a very lovely place to visit a lot of the local bridal parties have there pictures taken in the stunning grounds of the distillery. The tour of the distillery its self is a very interesting tour if you are interested in the making of thier whiskey, you will be amazed at the amount of different whiskeys that you are able to buy in the distillery ship. Well worth a visit

Visited July 2013
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