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Hard To Find Whisky

No. 1 Spencer Street | The Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham B18 6DD, England
+44 845 680 3489
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disappointing

We have had better more enthusiastic service in other whisky shops. We were left feeling... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Rachel L
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Great shop

A beautiful shop with thousands of Rare and Collectible whiskies on display with friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
robertclarke2018
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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We run Whisky Tasting Masterclasses from Monday to Saturday, 10am till 5pm. Each masterclass is guided by one of our resident whisky experts and is fun and educational. On each class you will try 5 different whiskies and learn to pick out different aromas and flavours of each dram. Classes start at £20 per head and there are currently 14 different classes available.
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No. 1 Spencer Street | The Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham B18 6DD, England
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We have had better more enthusiastic service in other whisky shops. We were left feeling disappointed with the experience and uninspired to go back and purchase anything. When you are looking to make a considered purchase you do want to give your money over to...More

Thank Rachel L
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HTFW, Manager at Hard To Find Whisky, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi Rachel, Thank you for taking the time review! I'm sorry to hear you left our retail store disappointed. It would be greatly appreciated if you could contact me on 08456 803 489 or email me via jb@htfw.com to gain further details of your visit....More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

A beautiful shop with thousands of Rare and Collectible whiskies on display with friendly staff which are able to help you make a decision.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

If they cannot find it, it is probably no longer in production. A Whisky experts idea of paradise and they don't just limit themselves to the archetypical Scottish breeds.

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

My husband and I have done two of the masterclasses here and really loved them. The staff are really knowledgable and there's no pressure to buy any of the whisky's after the tasting. We're going to try and work our way through the whole list...More

Thank Lucie T
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Visited in February 2017. No booking necessary at this time of year and on a weekday for a whiskey tasting experience. Husband decided on the Beginners session. Venue is in The Jewellery Quarter area. It's like being in a sweetie shop to whiskey lovers! Tasted...More

Thank ladyp323
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

If whisky is your thing you must visit this store. They have the most amazing range of rare and interesting whiskies. Plenty of silent distilleries and collectors items available. Helpful staff.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

My daughters and their partners bought me two tickets for a whiskey tasting as a birthday treat. The wife and I spent an enjoyable hour with Craig as our tutor. The shop is overflowing with so many bottles of golden nectar, the choice is fantastic....More

Thank Barry C
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Came here as part of a stag weekend and did the Beginners Tasting experience. Hidden out of the center of the city its based in a quiet area. For myself i have done quite a lot of tasting and tours of Distilleries before but it...More

Thank WillMoney05
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The staff are so incredibly knowledgeable that it's just a delight to listen to them. However penetrating your questions they will answer them. The 5 whiskeys (we had American) we tasted were all delightfully different and they convinced the 2 in our party who didn't...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

I went with my husband to the beginners whisky tasting class which was bought as a birthday gift for him. The shop is amazing I had no idea there were so many whiskeys. We tasted five different whiskeys and learnt such a lot in the...More

Thank Sue P
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