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Benromach

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Located on the outskirts of the ancient market town of Forres lies Benromach Distillery. From a small and almost lost distillery emerged a single malt withdistinctive qualities reflecting its hand made credentials as well as encapsulating the...more
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Benromach House Invererne Road, Forres IV36 3EB, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ben Romach is a small but well-formed distillery close to Forres so easy to get to and see from the main road. We were welcomed by a very knowledgeable tour guide who is well trained in all aspects of the distillery's workings. Our tour was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Derek w
Reviewed 11 February 2019

We came as part of a Whisky Tour which only had two of us on it, so we pretty much had a private tour! I believe our guide was called Brian and he was friendly, funny and knowledgeable. The history of this distillery is interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sairaanhoitaja
Reviewed 3 February 2019

My dad and I had booked an extended tour and were lucky to be to only two people in it in a beautiful Sunday morning. It was an excellent tour - our guide was extremely knowledgeable and showed us everything. Super personal and friendly and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roland H
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Lovely tour of the distillery given by Alec. It was really cool to learn the history of the distillery and awesome to see everything first hand. Would definitely recommend checking out Benromach!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Had a great visit with Alec today. A great comparison to the bigger distilleries. A very enjoyable tour. With a great tasting for my husband at the end. Would really recommend this to anyone in the area. Really fascinating to see a distillery where things...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We had a fascinating tour around the distillery, getting to see and hear the history of Benromach first Hand. Catherine, our guide, was very friendly and informative and showed us round. We visited the distillery on the 20th anniversary of the first bottling and it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We visited this distillery as part of a Whisky Tour. The guide was funny and interesting and the distillery has a really traditional feel about it compared to the larger automated distilleries we visited. It has only been reopened for around ten years but they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Of the 9 distilleries I visited in Scotland this was probably the quietest and most intimate experience. The tasting expert spent an hour with our group alone. We tried 4 whiskies. The organic is a cool idea. The 10yr and the 10yr 100 proof are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dreamer819223
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Unlike the large Distilleries around, Benromach is not a hightec facility where everything is automated. Hence, the Whiskys are handcrafted products, which, in my opinion, is reflected in their taste. We took a tour which we really enjoyed. Our guide (an elderly gentleman and Whisky...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Benromach distillery was recommended to me as a great distillery tour that was not like the other more tourist distilleries, and how right they were. its a tiny distillery that retains many of the hallmarks of distilling from over a century ago. No computer enhancements...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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