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Steeped in centuries of legend and surrounded by the dramatic Highland scenery of Ben Rinnes, the village of Aberlour lies at the very heart of Speyside, where the Lour burn joins the River Spey. The exceptionally pure, soft spring water used for...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Aberlour Distillery High Street | Aberlour, Banffshire, Aberlour AB38 9PJ, Scotland
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Reviewed today

We did the Casks from the past tasting. The tasting room was a beautiful place and the guide was excellent and very enthusiastic. We were going to taste new bottlings. We had a 12 yo bourbon distillery reserve collection, a 24 yo bourbon drc, malt...More

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Reviewed today

The Aberlour tour was our favorite in Speyside! The tour around the distillery was pretty much what we saw at other distilleries, but what set this tour apart was our guide, Nicola. She was so warm and welcoming, took all questions, and gave us a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our first day in Scotland; and our first tour will be remembered as one of the best. Our tour guide, Nicola, was very witty and knowledgeable. As an aside; I liked the story she told me of when she was born, her mom was stuck...More

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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear lep054 Many thanks for your kind words, and for taking the time to review us. We have passed on your thanks to Nicola. We are really pleased to hear you had a good visit, and we hope you continue to enjoy our Malts in...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been a huge fan of Aberlour for some time now so on my first trip to Scotland you can bet a tour of the distillery was on top of my list. The tour did not disappoint. We took the Cask tour. It started with...More

Thank Daryl C
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Daryl C Many thanks for visiting us and also for taking time to review us. We are really pleased you enjoyed your time here. Blind Tasting is challenging! Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked the 1000 tour and received a warm welcome from the chap in the shop who was very clear with his instructions on where the tour would start and on the dot, Nicola was ready to go. A lovely lassie with a warm personality who...More

Thank jimuk530
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear jimuk530 Many thanks for your kind words - which we have passed on to Nicola. We are really pleased you had a great visit. Hope you enjoy the whisky you bought. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened to luck into stopping at this distillery and were very happy. Very small receiving area but the whisky is one of the best we have tasted. Highly recommend stopping by, very nice people and great whisky.

Thank RWG19
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear RWG19 Thanks for taking the time to review us. I am very glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you another time. Kind Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

huge thank you to Johnathan, an excellent and knowledgeable guide for our Chronicles of the Cask tour. He brought both enthusiasm and a number of unique & personal anecdotes out from his time in the whisky industry during our visit, and was an excellent experience...More

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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear brianccastle Many thanks for taking the time to review us. It was my pleasure to take you and the group around, it was great fun. The Wedding Gown was also very fetching! Hope to see you another time. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jonathan,a supervisor of this small and delightful distillery, took us on a two hour tour. In spite of being very knowledgeable, he was able to give us a succinct account of both the history and the whisky making process, lightened considerably by his droll humour....More

Thank SenateView
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear SenateView Many thanks for visiting us, it was my pleasure to take you around. I am really pleased you enjoyed your tour, and that you had fun. Hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nicola led us on a great tour of the distillery. Such a cool place full of history. I definitely recommend the tour and the delicious tasting.

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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear joshualW2352WM Many thanks for visiting us, and for reviewing us. We are really glad you had a good time. We have passed on your kind words to Nicola. Hope to see you again. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Obviously this is one for whisky connoisseurs, particularly Speyside fans, but it's interesting enough to learn the production process anyway. Our guide was absolutely lovely, although I'd say she was a tour guide first and a whisky lover second, so the more in-depth questions couldn't...More

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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SpalshCat Thanks for visiting us, and for taking time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed the tour, and the walk to the Linn Falls - which are lovely. Kind Regards Jonathan

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Response from Terry B | Reviewed this property |
Can't help with bus however I understood there is service. We had a rental car. Nice pub with hotel very close by is the Mash Tun, we met a couple that was staying there and they liked the accommodations. The Cooperage might... More
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