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Abhainn Dearg Distillery

Carnish | Uig, HS2 9EX, Scotland
+44 1851 672429
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lovely little place

Called in here and really enjoyed seeing a distillery on such a small scale after visiting so many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JULIE M
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Skipton, United Kingdom
Great Little Place

Well worth a tour. very friendly & very informative. Good taster sessions & a few nice gifts on... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Cassie1720
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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“single malt” (6 reviews)
“red river” (6 reviews)
“small scale” (6 reviews)
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Carnish | Uig, HS2 9EX, Scotland
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+44 1851 672429
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here and really enjoyed seeing a distillery on such a small scale after visiting so many other larger ones . The lady was very helpful and answered all our questions and was very knowledgeable about the whisky.I love the ethics of this place,...More

Thank JULIE M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Well worth a tour. very friendly & very informative. Good taster sessions & a few nice gifts on sale too. Follow it up with a walk on one of the fine beaches in Uig. Plenty of parking. Look out for the barrels at the entrance...More

Thank Cassie1720
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were keen to visit this distillery as we have been to most of the distilleries in Scotland now. I looked at the website and copied the postcode that it advised people to put into their satnav. We set off on a beautiful sunny day...More

Thank ROAMINGSCOT55
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

You'll miss this place if you're not looking really closely! We turned up without 'booking' or calling ahead but still had personal tour around the distillery, the lady showing us around was really knowledgable and answered lots of questions. It was great to see how...More

Thank louisat246
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Travelling to Harris with a group of friends (who also happen to be whisky enthusiasts) a visit to Abhainn Dearg was a complete no brainer! We tried to visit in 2015 but were stumped by public transport so it's been a long time coming! It...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Almost missed this place as no sign visible but it turned out Marko was giving their sign a new coat of paint so it had been taken down. Turned up on spec just as a group were about to do the tour so tagged along....More

1  Thank Zeppo11uk
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a start up whisky operation down by the red river (near Uig Sands, so if you're already in the area...), with some alcohol for sale and tasting. They're actually whisky won't be ready until 2018, and what I tasted was good, perhaps a...More

1  Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is by far the smallest distillery I have ever seen. It is a practical working farm and doesn't distill all year round but everything is done by hand and on the smallest scale you have every seen, from its own floor maltings across maybe...More

Thank mshuttleworth2016
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Friendly knowledgable host and distiller. I loved the "old school" blend he had. There is a beautiful beachy inlet to walk around just outside the parking lot

Thank Marta Elena S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have visited a number of large distilleries recently so Abhainn Dearg was an interesting change. Great to see small distillery operations and business. They are also very environmentally conscious which was nice. Friendly folk.

Thank Tanja F
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