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Cairngorm Brewery

Unit 12 Dalfaber Industrial Estate Dalfaber Drive, Aviemore PH22 1ST, Scotland
+44 1479 812222
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great selectio

interesting visit. fantastic selection of bear/lager. lovely helpful friendly staff. It will take... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JDLarkhall
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Larkhall
Excellent Tasting Experience

It was a very happy tasting at the brewery. We had a lot of wine tasting before but this was the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lukszewan
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“our tour guide” (27 reviews)
“different beers” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Unit 12 Dalfaber Industrial Estate Dalfaber Drive, Aviemore PH22 1ST, Scotland
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+44 1479 812222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

interesting visit. fantastic selection of bear/lager. lovely helpful friendly staff. It will take be a lovely length of time to taste all products. Hic!based just off dalfaber road so no need to drive....Hic!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very happy tasting at the brewery. We had a lot of wine tasting before but this was the first time we went to a brewery. The guide was so funny and cheerful. The beer was absolutely tasty. Very delightful short tour but...More

Thank lukszewan
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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your enthusiastic review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your first brewery visit and hope you will return again the next time you are visiting the Cairngorms National Park.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a lovely afternoon at the Cairngorm Brewery. We had prebooked a brewery tour at 14.30 and turned up to find out was just myself and my wife on it. Malky the tour guide was first class and made the tour very informative...More

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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your brilliant review and recommendation. I have passed your comments on to Malky and we hope to welcome you back the next time you are visiting Cairngorms National Park.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a few local ales and wasn't disappointed. Staff were friendly and willing to guide me to what I might like. Need to go back and do the tour soon!

Thank Mike M
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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you for a Cairngorm Brewery tour very soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant tour - fun and informative - with a very generous tasting session at the end. People were reallu nice and so was the beer.

Thank caitlinmarysmith
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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such an enthusiastic review. We are delighted you enjoyed the tour and hope you will come back again the next time you are visiting Scotland.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was thoroughly enjoyed by our beer-drinking members of our party. So good they had to stay and have another pint - Cairgorm Gold and White Lady recommended.

Thank blackcat71975
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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed our beer and hope to see you again when you are next visiting Cairngorms National Park.

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Drove way out of our way to attend , only to find the RUDEST POSSIBLE server . We planned to do some tastings and buy 12 or more bottles. The server ignored us completely and when we tried to ask questions was entirely Rude- do...More

Thank Lisa M
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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Lisa, thank you for your feedback. We pride ourselves on excellent customer care and are disappointed to learn of your negative experience. We have made contact with you via e-mail to learn more about your specific situation and to make things right. If you...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I took the tour and was quite satisfied. You get a solid overview of the brewing process and great detail into this particular brewery, and you get quite a bit to sample at the end of the tour. Malky was competent, approachable, and humorous--just what...More

1  Thank John R
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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such an enthusiastic review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your tour of the brewery with Malky and hope you'll come back and see us again the next time you are in Scotland.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I went with a friend. To find this treasure in the middle of an industrial estate was an unexpected surprise. The shop and tasting area was clean, but not clinical. The displays were well set out and tidy. The staff were extremely helpful and when...More

Thank Derek B
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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your fantastic review! We look forward to welcoming you back to the brewery the next time you are in Cairngorms National Park.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Visited with my wife in March whilst staying at the nearby MacDonald Spey Valley Resort. We booked the day before and got the last 2 'slots' - so worth booking at least a day a head. We went without any preconceived ideas and were made...More

Thank keithcoach
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Samantha F, Managing Director at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed and enthusiastic review! We are delighted you enjoyed our brewery tour and of course - the beers! We hope you will come back and visit the next time you are visiting Cairngorms National Park.

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Response from Peter N | Reviewed this property |
It is a short tour but very good! Walkable from Aviemore town centre.
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