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Aberlour Distillery

Aberlour Distillery High Street | Aberlour, Banffshire, Aberlour AB38 9PJ, Scotland
+44 1340 881249
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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 making Aberlour whisky is drawn from nearby natural springs. In this special place, the resources of nature and the founder’s passion for making the best single malt combine to make the generously multi-layered whiskies of Aberlour.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sherry cask” (18 reviews)
“tasting room” (17 reviews)
“cask strength” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Aberlour Distillery High Street | Aberlour, Banffshire, Aberlour AB38 9PJ, Scotland
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+44 1340 881249
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"sherry cask"
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"great tour"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the Are, hubby wanted to purchase a certain item. Small shop but a good selection of items. A happy hubby.

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

Dear Sockknitter5 Thanks for reviewing us. Glad your Husband found what he wanted. Hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Jonathan

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1 hour tour with a tasting at the end. Got to see all areas of production and storage and great information. Tasting at the end that included some of their better whiskies as well. Great whiskey and good time.

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

Dear Ed T Thanks for taking time to review us, it's much appreciated. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again another time. Kind Regards Jonathan

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disclaimer: the whisky is delicious, and learning about it was absolutely fascinating, but the best part of the Aberlour tour is Kirstin. We’ve been on quite a few brewery and distillery tours, but have rarely had a host who was so knowledgeable about not only...More

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

Dear Maliace Many thanks for reviewing us, and for your kind words about Kirstin. She is indeed a great asset to our centre. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again another time. Kind Regards Jonathan

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I stopped here after hearing about the whisky tasting tour - and were not disappointed! We were given an extremely thorough tour of the distillery, with our tour guide, Kirsten, answering every single question from our larger group with grace and wit...More

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

Dear Missaliciap Thanks for taking the time to review us. We will pass on your kind words to Kirsten. She is indeed a great asset to our company. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again in the future Kind...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the distillery and its history. Having been to a few others on previous visits to Scotland I would highly recommend this one.More

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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Maria Thanks for your kind words, and for taking time to review us, we do appreciate this. We are really pleased you enjoyed you visit, our staff do have a passion for our distillery and it's products, and hopefully it shows. Hope to see...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect amd stop at this distillery. A small distillery with just a tiny shop but the lovely scottish gentlemen said we could have a complimentary tasting. He gave us two whiskys blind and sent us outside to the picnic tables...More

Thank Christian B
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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Christian Thanks for visiting and also for reviewing us online. I am really glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Jonathan

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We came to Aberlour in the afternoon with no booking. The receptionist was very nice and accommodating. We tasted the 12, 16, 18 and A'Bunadh cask. The 12 is a reliable go-to. The 16 and 18 also impressive in their respective ranges. We were apprehensive...More

Thank seanus124
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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Dear Seanus124 Thanks for visiting us and leaving a review. We are really pleased you enjoyed our whiskies and hope you enjoy the A'bunadh when you come to open it. Kind Regards Jonathan

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We went to Aberlour and tried our luck to get a tour. However we arrived a little late for a tour that started 30 mins before. But the lady at the reception/shop quickly saved the day but offering us a tasting of 4 of their...More

Thank Mercury C
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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Dear Mercury C Thanks for your kind words and taking the time to review us. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit to us, and if you are coming again please let us know, and we will try to get you booked on a...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

One of the many distillery tours we did - highly recommended if you're a whisky drinker. Lovely place as well and always informative.

Thank Michael W
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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Michael Thanks for reviewing us. Glad you enjoyed your visit, and we hope to see you again another time. Kind Regards Jonathan

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Can’t complain about anything on this place, the tour was at 2pm and was giving a lovely tour by June. She explained everything in detail and gave a good tour of the place and the Aberlour whiskeys in which we got to try 6 different...More

Thank Ricardo D
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AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Ricardo D Many thanks for reviewing us. We are really pleased you enjoyed your first whisky tour, and that you chose us. Hope you continue to have fun visiting other distilleries in the future. 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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