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The Scotch Whisky Experience

354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, Scotland
+44 131 220 0441
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Take a barrel ride as you actually become part of the whisky making process. Experience for yourself our regional whiskies and whether you like fruity, sweet or smoky flavours our experts will help you select your perfect dram.Enter the vault containing the world's largest collection of Scotch Whiskies and enjoy a special tutored nosing and tasting. Explore Scotland's whisky history from the very beginnings through to the global success of today.
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354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We learned so much about the differences in the five distinct growing regions of Scotland - but if you REALLY want to EXPERIENCE the difference of those whiskeys, sign up for the Gold tour - it includes a flight of whiskeys from four of the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At first, you'll think it is quite expensive but it is definitely worth it! The first part of explanations is like an attraction, very will done... And the second part is with a nice guide and ends with a nice degustation!!!! You should go!

1  Thank Lebrun M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did the silver tour- was educational without being too long or boring. Had a small taste of a great whisky. There’s also a very impressive collection of whiskies at the end! Worth the money.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I went on the tour. I have 1 18 year old son and 1 16 year old daughter. I was unsure if it would be a good thing with teens. I was a bit concerned, particularly after the initial "ride" that was...More

Thank Greg P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the silver tour. I was pleasantly surprised with the experience. Get to taste one whiskey of your preference and you get to keep the glass.

Thank Niki G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was not expecting much but really enjoyed this combination attraction and whiskey experience. In fact i suggest upgrading from the base package here. And leave yourself time to sit in a very special whiskey bar. The kind of place you linger in. Must visit.

Thank ExRIGuy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

tour was very cool . definatley different from other experiences .At parts almost a bit too much hi-tech but overall its good . Smell cards were a genius idea

Thank Kbono14
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great attractions , tour guide very knowledgeable and engaging , worth going to even if not a whisky drinker !

Thank Claire P
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A walkthrough in the whiskey production! With images, videos, sounds and fragrances! You drop on a moving barrel to get through all the process that make whiskey have life. At the end of this unusual presentation you have the possibility to choose one or more...More

Thank Mariateresa F
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I do not consider myself a connoisseur and very rarely drink the whiskies neat however I do like to have one every so often. I recommend a visit to all that like whisky. The guide Cody was brilliant in the way he explained what and...More

Thank Jarek L
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25 October 2017|
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Response from ScotchWhiskyExp | Property representative |
Hi, if you're still looking for a bottle, send our Retail team an email via our main info address, and they should be able to give you some options based on what we have in stock. We can deliver anywhere in the UK. Many... More
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Response from ScotchWhiskyExp | Property representative |
Hi katiebob, there is no dress code for Amber Restaurant! Hope you enjoy your visit.
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Response from ScotchWhiskyExp | Property representative |
Hi Margaret, thanks for your question. Yes the barrel ride is very gentle - you're slowly taken through the various processes and components of making Scotch whisky, with audio description in a language of your choice. It is... More
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