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Clynelish Distillery

On the A9, Brora KW9 6LR, Scotland
+44 1408 623000
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Small and neat place

We popped in on spec after passing on the way to Golspie. We were doing JoGLE cycle ride and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
via mobile

We visited many distilleries in Scotland but this one is one of the best! Aspecially because of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
via mobile
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Clynelish Distillery is located on the A9 at the popular coastal holiday town of Brora, Sutherland, around one hour north of Inverness. With beautiful views of the North Sea and the hills to the north - where the Clynemilton burn runs over seams of gold in the rock. With this water, Clynelish distillery produces a fruity, waxy, slightly smoky single malt.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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On the A9, Brora KW9 6LR, Scotland
+44 1408 623000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We popped in on spec after passing on the way to Golspie. We were doing JoGLE cycle ride and the shop were fab. Couldn't do a tour as they were swapping their copper stills, but they chatted and gave us enough drams that I'm glad...More

Thank SJL47
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited many distilleries in Scotland but this one is one of the best! Aspecially because of it's historic, idle, part. A lot of old equipment and furniture! They MUST make a regular exhibition there! Many thanks to Barbara for very interesting dive into history...More

Thank Arch-Vile
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a wet day, so decided to tour the distillery. I've seen a few, and I was aware the Clynelish was being upgraded, and the tour was of the old distillery which closed down in the 80's after being known as the Brora distillery...More

Thank RSutherland
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent and interesting tour taken by Jess who conveyed her enthusiasm for the Distillery and her knowledge of the history of the place. We were given a trip around the original part of the Brora Distillery and were able to see the process that...More

Thank Lisburngirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally agree with a lot of the reviewers, the tour of the old distillery is very informative and Barbara, the tour guide is a delight even on the last tour of the day. Found the storage warehouses fascinating. She didn't rush us or not take...More

Thank GillyflowerCheshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new Distillery is still being updated so we were offered a tour around the old Brora one, this was fantastic as we were able to take photographs of the stills, mash tubs and lots of other things normally not allowed. The young lady (Daisy...More

Thank bernardscholes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely tour of the old Brora distillery with the extremely knowledgeable and friendly tour guides Barbara and trainee Jess. Fascinating to learn the history behind what is arguably the most sort after Scotch in the world today. Excellent wee dram tasting to finish.

Thank Ali J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good tour . Glad the newest building was closed for refurbishment so i got a tour of the old distillery( which should be turned into a museum). I was a nice change to get the history of the whisky rather than the usual distillery...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To get an authentic experience of a traditional whiskey distillery, this is the place. Our welcoming and very knowledgable host Barbara gave us a great insight into the art of Whiskey. We had an very interesting tour of the old Brora distillery and got a...More

Thank NickBS441982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in June 2017, Jim st as Clynelish were completing upgrades to the the newer plant, adjacent to the visitors centre, so we were not allowed to see inside. Barbara, our tour guide, who is a totally charming and lovely woman lead us on...More

Thank Kev S
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