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Cadenhead's

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The more you love scotch, the more you will love this place

I visited Caddenhead's with a friend for a bespoke whisky tasting. Having visited my fair share of... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Jason R
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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Awesome whisky shop

Entered without knowing very well what I wanted and came out with good suggestions from the staff... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Tiago J
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I visited Caddenhead's with a friend for a bespoke whisky tasting. Having visited my fair share of distilleries in Scotland and Kentucky, this was an opportunity to try a few different things side-by-side. Cadenhead's is an independent bottler that purchases casks from distilleries, age them...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Jason R
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The experience in the shop was very informative and tasting was nice. I bought a small (8 oz) bottle of scotch that I was happy with it. Until I got home and found a $546 charge on my VISA bill. Still working to get to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Entered without knowing very well what I wanted and came out with good suggestions from the staff. I am very pleased with what I bought. Besides their own bottles, they have an excellent selection of uncommon whisky that are not very common to in other...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Tiago J
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The shop is quaint. The people there were quite knowledgeable. The board on the wall give information about what they have available & the regions where the casks came from.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BaileyL99
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Great selection of hard-to-kind whiskies as well as more well known. Proprietor is extremely knowledgeable and staff are very friendly. They do offer whisky tastings which you need tickets for. Loved the very clever fold-up tables made from the tops of whisky casks.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Cadenhead's is where you go to learn about Single Malt Scotch Whisky. It is wonderful in so many ways. It is home to Single Malt lovers.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank asteinharter
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We went to an after hours whiskey tasting and lesson about Scottish whiskey. The tasting was interesting with the descriptions of what to taste for, but the history, comedy, and cultural lessons about Scotland and scotch was pure entertainment. The guide was so amazing conveying...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AKTraveler_Les
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I frequent Cadenhead's quite often for rare, single cask offerings. Their staff is friendly and their selection is incredible. The hidden gem is their Campbeltown Malt which you can bottle yourself for £48 a bottle. The whisky inside is always changing, but it's always a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ryandco
Reviewed 4 September 2017

On our visit, my wife and I heard through a local pub called the Bow Bar that we had to check this place out. One of the most amazing places to get your Scotch Whisky! The gentleman we worked with was beyond knowledgeable and we...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding service and an excellent buying experience. I walked in expecting to leave with an independent bottle or something from one of the many casks but ended up leaving with something I didn't expect to. Donald served me and shared excellent knowledge and genuine...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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10.30am-5.30pm Monday-Saturday.
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Response from ImTropical | Reviewed this property |
When my husband and I visited their store last year we did a private tasting you can do after store hours (you have to reserve a spot though). Unfortunately, I forgot how much it was per person. We were able to taste 6 types... More
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