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Speyside Whisky Experience

Elgin IV30 6AU, Scotland
+44 1343 547195
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Weekend to remember

This weekend trip was very easily arranged with Derek, who took care of the planning, including... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Simon M
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An insight on how things come together as a great Scotch is distilled.

Our driver, Derek Hancock was a real boon to our visit. He recently semi-retired from working in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Larry S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This weekend trip was very easily arranged with Derek, who took care of the planning, including lots of activity but, in such a way that we never felt rushed. Derek was an excellent and knowledgeable host, who kept us informed yet allowing us space to...More

Thank Simon M
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Derek H, Owner at Speyside Whisky Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Simon. It was a pleasure to host both of you and a big Congratulations once again ! Cheers Derek

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Right from our first contact with Derek, I knew that he would be the best person to introduce us to Speyside whiskies. His invaluable insights and anecdotes have fully reinforced our enthusiasm for single malts! I can only agree to what other reviewers have said...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We had a 2 1/2 day tour with Derek. It was fantastic. Derek’s knowledge of whisky and the area made the trip memorable. All the stops were arranged and went as planned. While driving from one distillery to the next, Derek gave information and background...More

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Derek H, Owner at Speyside Whisky Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thanks James. It was a pleasure to host your group. Keep enjoying your Single Malts and spread the word !

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Derek took us around some of our favorites, and some new (to us) Speyside distilleries. Derek spent a prior career in the whisky business and was a wealth of knowledge. He quickly took inventory of our knowledge of whisky early on and tailored the day...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Derek was extremely knowable and a great communicator. Derek has 40+ years of experience in the whiskey business, he was honed with the “Keeper of the Quaich”. The first time we contacted Derek, the response was fast, informative and educational. He helps us with the...More

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Tom M
14 November 2016|
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Response from Derek H | Property representative |
Hello Tom. Firstly many apologies for the late reply. I have not been using Trip Advisor as my main method of communication, and have just noticed your enquiry. Do you still want to discuss this tour as I am available. Some... More
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