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Aberlour Distillery

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Address: Aberlour Distillery Aberlour | Banffshire, Aberlour AB38 9PJ, Scotland
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Really great tour on a little distillery. Good guide and long enough tour, exquisite tasting..so worth all the money it cots. Can really recommend it!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Petra N

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great tour on a little distillery. Good guide and long enough tour, exquisite tasting..so worth all the money it cots. Can really recommend it!!

Thank Petra N
Brodbecks, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the most educational distillery tour we've had. Guide was knowledgeable and tailored the tour to the group's needs. As Aberlour is owned by a company that also makes blended whisky, we learned a lot about that process and how it compliments the single malt trade. A unique tasting experience at the conclusion of the tour that included un-aged... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Glen Fiddich, Glen Morangie, Talisker, Dalwinnie, Balvenie and Aberlour. Aberlour, for me, was the best tour - by far. Not only is the whisky fabulous, but the story behind the distillery, the guided and informative tour, the whisky tasting and shop are fantastic. Highly recommended.

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AberlourVC, Manager at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and your lovely comments about Aberlour Distillery Visitor Centre. We were up against some tough competition in the other Visitor Centres you visited so it was good of you to take the time to write the review. Hopefully see you again in the future. Thanks Aberlour Visitor Centre More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful way to spend 1.5hrs, history of the distillery, no BS, the process and a generous serving of whiskey at the end, we had a great time learning all the ways aberlour makes their whiskey past and present with an insight into other methods, the guide had a great knowledge and didn't try and fill the tour... More 

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Alderholt, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

this is definitely worth a visit. We thought that we knew our whiskies and decided to visit distillery to try them out. The experience was great, but most of all the different selection of whiskies in the shop was great. The Chivas group certainly has a wide varieties to choose from, from great blends to fruity malts. great place to... More 

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Houston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

One of the best tours in the area. The guide was really knowledgeable and answered all questions. Very informative and knew her subject well.

Thank Cathie S
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Visiting from France, we were impressed by this small and picturesque distillery. It was everything we hoped it would be, and at a fair price! The guide's explanations and commentaries were really interesting and understandable. Nothing is as standardised as in another distillery we've visited, since Aberlour is rather small. We were a small group of approx. 12 visitors and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Group of friends went to a handful of distilleries in 3 days. We were almost unanimous on Aberlour being the best. Its a small distillery but because of that we felt the tour was personal and not rushed. We got a big tasting in a beautiful tasting room. Donna was excellent as our tour guide (koma svo!). When flying home... More 

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Exeter UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great tour at Aberlour. The guide was really interesting. We had some people on our tour that asked a lot of questions but our guide was able to answer all of them. You get a great selection to taste at the end of the tour in lovely surroundings. Really good value for £14

Thank Katyed
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Although there were no tours, we had an impromptu tasting organized by the host. And tasted whisky only released at the distillery. With the plethora of whiskies, Aberlour stands out with its soft Flavours. We left very happy

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