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Strathisla Distillery

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Tour tasteing with large group

We had an group tasteing at Strathisla with an large group. Good welcoming and a Quick... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cro-mag
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Yes, please!

Strathisla Distillery combines both an outstanding product with wonderful staff! Three months ago... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Happiness47571534647
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Strathisla Distillery Seafield Avenue, Keith AB55 5BS, Scotland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We have been on quite a few of these tours, and this rates as one of the best. Our guide Duncan was really enthusiastic, friendly & informative. He engaged well with all of the group. Beautiful setting and lovely relaxing lounges to enjoy the sampling....More

4  Thank WILLIE A
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Worst tourist attraction in Scotland. A disgrace to our nation and heritage. Visited today with friends. Wanted to sample some of the whiskey. Barman was clearly drunk told us to wait while he served an elderly German couple. After 10 minutes and 3 shots each...More

2  Thank Scott S
Strathisla1786, Manager at Strathisla Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

As a 5-star Visitor Attraction and working under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, we cannot and will not tolerate any staff working under the influence of alcohol. As a part of an international organisation we welcome visitors from all over the world.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an group tasteing at Strathisla with an large group. Good welcoming and a Quick start. Everything ready for 37 ppl. Our guide made an excelent job catching every question of intrerest from the group. Witch is hard at that size. The sourondings are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Strathisla Distillery combines both an outstanding product with wonderful staff! Three months ago when we started planning our visit to Speyside, we discovered that Strathisla would close on November 9 (for winter). We were arriving on the 12th. We sent an email not hoping for...More

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StrathislaTeam, Manager at Strathisla Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It was lovely to meet you both earlier this week, we would like to thank you for being our first official 'Winter Visitors'! I hope your Chivas 18 is keeping you warm as you visit the other wonderful distilleries in our area - we are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the luck to get a private standard tour at this period of the year. The guide was very experienced and provided very interesting information specially on casks and whisky maturation. The tour included 4/5 tastings or for 4£ added you get a set...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are single malt enthusiasts and this tour was no disappointment. We had some really good cask strength single malts, which we would have never tried had we not gone on this tour. Plus the distillery is beautiful and the whisky making process is interesting....More

Thank Karime H
StrathislaTeam, Manager at Strathisla Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karime, I am so glad to hear you had a great time with us! Haste ye back!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I knew I'd end up visiting a distillery on this holiday. I was only trying to do railway stuff but this place near to Keith station. Very friendly staff who will blether about Whiskey. No pressure have a look round take photos. Didn't have time...More

Thank RedShoeDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lewis today was brilliant, his knowledge went above and beyond what we expected and the tour was the best we’ve been on. Such a good blending experience too, the value for money was excellent! Thank you! Xx

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StrathislaTeam, Manager at Strathisla Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience! Hope to see you back for some cocktails soon! Slainte Mhath

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This distillery is a must see! Driving through Keith you run into a most idyllic view from the roadside. The visit center has been renewed recently with still the very friendly hostesses. Having visited many distilleries, Strathisla for me is the most authentic, having two...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Took friends from down south as they had never been to a Distillery before. Sarah was our Guide and she was absolutely amazing. The new visitor centre is beautiful and the experience was second to none. We couldn’t have asked for a better tour and...More

1  Thank Shirley001
StrathislaTeam, Manager at Strathisla Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Shirley, thank you very much indeed for your super review - so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Strathisla with Sarah as your host. We'll make sure she sees your lovely comments. Slainte Mhath!

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Last week, my husband and I took my parents on a trip to Scotland, and one of the nicest stops happened to be Strathisla Distillery. We were lucky to be the only people on the morning tour, so Brenda, our lovely tour guide, was able...More

Thank Svenja W
StrathislaTeam, Manager at Strathisla Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Svenja, thank you very much from all of us at Strathisla for your lovely review. We will certainly make sure that Brenda gets to read your very nice comments. Slainte Mhath!

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived with only an hour before closing so did not do the tour but having visited other distilleries it was no great disappointment, we did go for the “Fly Dram” and our expert who incidentally comes from Keith told us about it being the...More

Thank AndyPsauldman
StrathislaTeam, Manager at Strathisla Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Andy, very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your 'Fly Dram' here at Strathisla. We do hope it's always a nice alternative to doing one of our tours. Slainte Mhath!

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Analise V
29 July 2018|
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Response from Tamara B | Reviewed this property |
Nope - no one under the legal drinking age is allowed into the distillery, but you can do a tasting in the main area!
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UmaDeva
25 July 2018|
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Response from StrathislaTeam | Property representative |
Hi, Yes. It stops on the main street and is only a 5 -10 minute walk to the distillery. we look forward to seeing you here at Strathisla. Jenna, Supervisor Strathisla distillery
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badrunner2017
13 August 2017|
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Response from LyleChristine | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the Strathisla website says they must be over 18 to do the distillery tour. regards.
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